Latin name: Strelitzia reginae Banks
  Pronunciation: strel-IT-zee-a REJ-in-ee

  Common name: Bird-of-paradise
  Family: Strelitziaceae (Crane flower)
  Habitat: Garden escape or in cultivation, often planted
  as an ornamental, native to South Africa

  Blooming period: Most months
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Strelitzia  2) reginae
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