Heliconiaceae


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Heliconiaceae

[‚hel·ə‚kän·ē′ās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of monocotyledonous plants in the order Zingiberales characterized by perfect flowers with a solitary ovule in each locule, schizocarpic fruit, and capitate stigma.
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The second species, Chelobasis bicolor, feeds only on four host plants in the family Heliconiaceae (Garcia-Robledo, Erickson, Staines, Erwin, & Kress, 2013; Schmitt & Frank, 2013).
In the advanced stage of regeneration: Score f) In the sub-forest, shrub and herbaceous strata appear 7 56 with greater or lesser frequency, with the shrubs being predominantly those already mentioned for the previous stage (Ombrophilous shrubs) and the herbaceous species consisting predominantly of Bromeliaceae, Araceae, Marantaceae, and Heliconiaceae, mainly in the humid areas.
(2012) Natural history of four species of Platydracus Thomson (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) in Heliconia bourgaeana Petersen (Zingyberales: Heliconiaceae) flower bracts.
McClarin were collected in/ on banana and Heliconia (Heliconiaceae), the latter also in the Zingiberales.
The insect fauna associated with the genus Heliconia (Heliconiaceae) is quite diversified and includes both terrestrial and aquatic species.
The family Heliconiaceae contains only one genus, Heliconia L., which includes some of the main cut flower species of tropical floriculture (WARUMBY et al.
The algorithm method was first calibrated at a regional level (global assessment of the Hawaiian flora) and then tested at a taxonomic level (global assessments of Arecaceae, Commelinaceae, Gesneriaceae, and Heliconiaceae) (Krupnick et al., 2009).