Expanded Lobsterclaw (Heliconia latispatha)


Heliconia Latispatha, or more commonly know as Expanded Lobsterclaw, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Heliconia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Heliconia Latispatha or Expanded Lobsterclaw's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Hawaii, specifically in the states of Florida and Hawaii.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Heliconia
  • Family: Heliconiaceae
  • Order: Zingiberales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) HI (I)

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