Balisier

Balisier (Trinidad) / c. 1958

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Design: A colourful label showing the leaves of the balisier, "a name in some of the West Indies of several species of banana-like plants of the genus Bihai, the flowers of which are protected by large red or yellow bracts which give them a very showy appearance (also called wild banana)" (Wordnik.com).

History: Unknown (have info? Please send to info.re.78s@shaw.ca). Label courtesy of collector Owen Burgess of Canada.




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