from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of genus Heliconia of flowering plants.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of numerous species of Heliconius, a genus of tropical American butterflies. The wings are usually black, marked with green, crimson, and white.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as Heliconius.
- n. A genus of monocotyledonous plants founded by Linnæus in 1767, belonging to the natural order Musacæ, and characterized by free sepals, short corolla-tube, and ovary-cells having one ovule.
Coffee, swamp lily and heliconia: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico by
I'm a banana and heliconia lover and wondering if there are good nurseries that offer variety in such tropical plants in BCN.
Fragrant orchids, gum trees, ferns, heliconia and climbing palms provide camouflage for humming birds and the ever-squawking and once nearly extinct Saint Lucian Parrot.
Her mistress, the lover of books and words, enjoyed the garden the most, sitting on the marble seat, admiring the green-blue-brown scenery with the simulated breeze stirring the bodhi leaves and crab-claw red heliconia.
Three beautiful options for your tropical garden in Mexico are the coffee tree, swamp lily and heliconia .... read more flora
The new flower man, Palama, Amo Ferretti's replacement, was doing the lobby arrangement, sorting stalks of heliconia and bird of paradise.
Rock Happy The clusters of torch ginger, the heliconia and protea, and all the other flowers were gone from the lobby.
Flame-orange flowers of the lobster-claw heliconia plant arched above the pond.
The night is passed in temporary huts made of the leaves of the heliconia, brought on purpose.
Wherever clay, reeds, and the leaves of the palm or heliconia are found, a house is built in a few days.