heliconia

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See also: Heliconia

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Noun[edit]

heliconia (plural heliconias)

  1. Any of genus Heliconia of flowering plants.
    • 2008 January 3, Anne Raver, “No Need to Fly South to See Blossoms in Winter”, New York Times:
      Royal palms flank a long rectangular pool, a great fallen tree forms a bridge across the water, and heliconias bloom among the elephant ears and banana shrubs.