Heliconia (lobster claws, wild plantains, false bird-of-paradise) are native to the tropical Americas and are pollinated by hummingbirds. The showy parts are actually bracts, hiding the small flowers inside.
Flor comum também no Brasil ☆☆☆ Heliconias are tropical plants related to bananas, cannas and gingers. There are about 100 to 200 species of flowering plants native to the tropical Americas and the Pacific.
In Buddhism the Lotus flower is known to symbolize purity of speech, of the body, and of the mind. A path in life is said to be similar to that of the Lotus. Starting at the seed stage, early in the karmic cycle, through to the bud emerging f