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Hanging Lobster Claw Heliconia (Heliconia rostrata) is a native of Argentina and Peru that blooms in the summer. Flower head is about 30 cm long. The small yellow "tongue" peeking out of the red and yellow bract is the true flower. Lower Nahiku Road, Nahiku, east Maui.

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