Plant ID forum: Strelitzia like plant.

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Tertiusvs
Dec 1, 2016 11:00 AM CST
Hallo all.
Can anybody help me to I.D. this flower please. It has strelitzia like leaves, rhisomes, buds and flowers but I find no listing.
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Name: Elaine
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dyzzypyxxy
Dec 1, 2016 11:10 AM CST
It is a Heliconia, also known as "false bird of paradise" because the flower bracts are similar.

There are dozens of varieties in many shapes and sizes but here's one that looks similar to your picture:
Parrot's Beak (Heliconia psittacorum)
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Calif_Sue
Dec 1, 2016 1:47 PM CST

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Carter
Dec 2, 2016 7:51 AM CST
I agree

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