Canna indica L.

  • Family

    Cannaceae (Magnoliophyta)

  • Scientific Name

    Canna indica L.

  • Primary Citation

    Sp. Pl. 1: 1. 1753

  • Common Names

    Indian shot, edible canna, gruya, maraca, wild arrowroot

  • Floras and Monographs

    Canna indica L.: [Article] Mori, S. A., et al. 1997. Guide to the vascular plants of central French Guiana: Part 1. Pteridophytes, gymnosperms, and monocotyledons. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 76: 1-422.

    Canna indica L.: [Article] Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro & collaborators. 1996. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78: 1-581.

  • Narratives

    Maraca, Wild canna