Food Plants International - Plant Fact Sheets Heliconia latispatha - Orange Gyro Lobster Claw
Edible portion : Shoots, Leaves, Fruit
A large herb. It grows 4 m tall. The flowering shoots are erect and 45 cm long. The flowers are green, yellow or orange. They have red or orange bracts around them.
It is a tropical plant. It grows in the moist lowlands. Cairns Botanical Gardens.