All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<b>Lobster-claw Heliconia; Hanging Lobster Claw</b>
"Platanilla"
<em>Heliconia rostrata</em>
San José, Costa Rica
Feb. 22, 2011

These interesting flowers are contained in tough, rubbery red and yellow bracts. The male and female parts of the fl...
Lobster-claw Heliconia; Hanging Lobster Claw
"Platanilla"
Heliconia rostrata
San José, Costa Rica
Feb. 22, 2011

These interesting flowers are contained in tough, rubbery red and yellow bracts. The male and female parts of the flowers are pollinated by nectar-eating birds.


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