Familia. Heliconiaceae Ramos Loyo Lluvia Rubí Clasificación según Cronquist Orden Zingiberales Suborden Clase Liliopsida Subclase Zingiberidae. Heliconias Colombianas, Familia Heliconiaceae, Flores Tropicales y Exóticas de Colombia. “Heliconia rostrata é uma herbácea perene da família Heliconiaceae, habitando florestas tropicais do Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Panamá, Brasil.

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How to cite this article. Many bats use Heliconia leaves helconiaceae shelter. Musaceae Heliconiaceae Strelitziineae Strelitziaceae Lowiaceae.

Almost all species of Hispini beetles that use neliconiaceae leaves are obligate herbivores of plants of the order of Zingiberaleswhich includes Heliconia. Explicit use of et al. Phaethorninae 18 mya supports that these radiations have significantly influenced one another through evolutionary time. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society.

Several species are widely cultivated as ornamentals, and a few are naturalized in FloridaGambia and Thailand.

Calcium oxalate crystals in plants. This suggests that the species compete for pollinators. The flowers produce ample nectar that attracts pollinators, most prevalent of which are hummingbirds. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. In bracts with greater quantities of water the typical inhabitants are mosquito larva.


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Although Hfliconiaceae are almost exclusively pollinated by hummingbirds, some bat pollination has been found to occur. Heliconia solomonensis has green inflorescences and flowers that open at night, which is typical of bat pollinated plants. All species have bracts with uniseriate epidermis, with thin-walled cells, tetracytical stomata in H. Systematic Biology 50 6: This bat roosts head up in the rolled young leaves of Heliconia plants.

Botanical Review 46 4: Floral shape often limits pollination to a subset of the hummingbirds in the region.

Heliconia the bracts are cymbiform and in Stenochlamys they are lanceolate-conduplicated. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. These flowers are grown in tropical regions all over the world as ornamental plants.


Heliconia stricta Dwarf Jamaican leaf. Heliconiaceae from the Atlantic forest of southeastern Brazil. Wikimedia Commons familoa media related to Heliconia. Hummingbirds are the main pollinators of flowers in the genus Heliconia order Zingiberales: Phylogeny of the Scitamineae – morphological and anatomical considerations. It was found that hummingbird visits to ueliconiaceae Heliconia flower did not affect its production of nectar.

International Journal of Plant Sciences. Structural and physiological adaptation to light environments in neotropical Heliconia Heliconiaceae. Phylogeny of Zingiberales [12]. Most of the known species [3] are native to the tropical Americas, but a few are indigenous to certain islands heliconiacdae the western Pacific and Maluku. Species accepted by Kew Botanic Gardens [4].


In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Collectively, these plants are also simply referred to as heliconias. In addition, these beetles deposit their eggs on the leaf surface, petioles of immature leaves, or in the bracts of the Heliconia.

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Unraveling the evolutionary radiation of the families of the Zingiberales using morphological and molecular evidence. Revision of Heliconia subgen.

Acta Botanica Brasilica 4 1: However, the APG system ofand its successor, the APG II system ofconfirm the Heliconiaceae as distinct and fakilia them in the order Zingiberalesin the commelinid clade of monocots. Hispine Beetles of the Heliconia Latispatha”. The bract shape, associated with the distribution of the fiber bundles and with the size of the air canals were different in both studied subgenera.

Heliconia Musaceae – Heliconioideae.