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Eight years of construction resulted in 22 acres of riotously verdant grounds (frangipani, ginger lily, heliconia, and hibiscus) and a hotel blessedly free of pretension.
It is punctuated by white plantation-style wood bungalows and yards made colorful with heaps of bougainvillea, stands of lobster-claw heliconia, and copses of banana and papaya trees.
On February 17, 2015, our helicopter landed in a slotlike zone macheted out of a stand of heliconia, next to an unnamed river in the valley scientists had nicknamed Target One, or T1.
Along the way, Bedeau took pleasure in pointing out bullet wood trees, and such flowers as heliconia and bird of paradise.
Jasmine, plumeria, banana trees, begonias, heliconias, hibiscus and ginger took root, overhung with Spanish moss.
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Origin and Etymology of heliconia
First Known Use: 1838See Words from the same year
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