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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Heliconia solomonensis is pollinated by the macroglosine bat Melonycteris woodfordi in the Solomon Islands. Closeup of Heliconia vellerigera inflorescence. An anatomical approach to the classification of the Musaceae. Hermits are generally traplining foragers, where individuals visit a repeated circuit of high-reward flowers instead of holding fixed territories [20] [22] Non-hermits are territorial over their Heliconia clumps, causing greater self-pollination.

Revision of Heliconia sect. International Journal of Plant Sciences.

This bat roosts head up in the rolled young leaves of Heliconia plants. All species have bracts with uniseriate epidermis, with thin-walled cells, tetracytical stomata in H.

These plants do not grow well in cold, dry conditions. Alismatanae and Commelinanae except Gramineae.

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Revista de Biologia Tropical 47 The concurrent diversification of hummingbird pollinated taxa in the order Zingiberales and the hummingbird family Trochilidae: Heliconia – An identification guide. Heliconia wagneriana in Florida. Botanical Review 46 4: Structural and physiological adaptation to light familiia in neotropical Heliconia Heliconiaceae.


The last term refers to their close similarity to the bird-of-paradise flowers Strelitzia. Systematic Biology 50 6: Hummingbirds are the main pollinators of flowers in the genus Heliconia order Zingiberales: The highest amount of seed predation came from mammals.


Development of the stomatal complex as a taxonomic character in the monocotyledons. Canadian Journal of Botany Lamina architecture and anatomy in the Heliconiaceae and Musaceae Zingiberales. In addition, these beetles deposit their eggs on the leaf surface, petioles of immature leaves, or in the bracts of the Heliconia. Cercopidae in Heliconia flowers Zingiberales: Ainda de acordo com Rundel et al. Anatomy of the Monocotyledons. hellconiaceae

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This suggests that the species compete for pollinators. Bract liquid as a herbivore defense mechanism for Heliconia wagneriana inflorescences. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 77 helixoniaceae At La Selva research station in Costa Rica it was found that specific species of Heliconia have specific hummingbird pollinators.

Heliconia stricta Dwarf Jamaican leaf. Collectively, these plants are also simply referred to as heliconias. It was found that many species of Heliconiaeven the newly colonized species, all had many pollinators visit.

Heliconias are an important food source for forest hummingbirdsespecially the hermits Phathornithinaesome of which — such as the rufous-breasted hermit Glaucis hirsuta — also use the plant for nesting.

The morphological and anatomical features of the inflorescence bracts were studied in H. Journal of the Linnean Society Botany Iowa State College Press. Several cultivars and hybrids have been selected for garden planting, including:. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Heliconias are grown for the florist’s trade and as landscape plants. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Heliconia.


Calcium oxalate crystals in plants. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles containing Ancient Greek-language text. The Honduran white bat Ectophylla alba also lives in tents it makes from heliconia leaves.

Hispine Beetles of the Heliconia Latispatha”. Floral shape often limits pollination to a subset of the hummingbirds in the region. Insects living in the bracts often feed on the bract tissue, nectar of ffamilia flower, flower parts, other insects, microorganisms, or detritus beliconiaceae the water contained in the bract Siefert Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. Phylogeny of Zingiberales [12].

O mesofilo de H. However, the APG system ofand its successor, the APG II system ofconfirm the Heliconiaceae as distinct and places them in the order Zingiberalesin the commelinid clade of monocots. The bat cuts the side veins of the leaf extending from the midrib causing the leaf to fold like a tent.