Hummingbird flower

Title Info
Scientific name Columnea
Taxonomic group Gesneriaceae
Source Dan L. Perlman
Ecosystems Forests
Forests Tropical rainforest
Ecological interactions Mutualism
Mutualism Pollination
Selection and adaptations Coloration
Coloration Attracting mutualists
Date April 1997
Location Monteverde,Puntarenas,Costa Rica,North America
Typical hummingbird pollinated flower
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Typical hummingbird-pollinated plant, Costa Rica. This Columnea epiphyte is a very typical hummingbird-pollinated plant, with its long, tubular, red flowers.