Makiling Botanic Gardens: Plant of the Month of July 2016

The Makiling Botanic Gardens (MBG) presents the “False Bird of Paradise” as Plant of the Month (POM) with scientific nameĀ Heliconia plastachys Baker. It is also known as hanging lobster claw, lobster-claw, crab claw, or hanging heliconia. The false bird of paradise is native to Central and South America, commonly used as landscape plants for their ornamental inflorescence.

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