Canna sp. (cf. flaccida)

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Canna sp. (cf. flaccida)

Photo: Bart Wursten
Borrowdale Common

Canna sp. (cf. flaccida)

Photo: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park NR

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Common names: Garden canna (English) Large-flowered canna (English)
Description: Perennial herb with annual stems growing from an underground rhizome.
Notes: Included here, under this rather tentative name, are the escaped cannas with larger and broader flowering parts. These are more horticulturally impressive than C. indica and often have glaucous or bronzed foliage.
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Flowering time:Sep - May
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Other sources of information about Canna sp. (cf. flaccida):

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Canna sp. (cf. flaccida)
Flora of Zimbabwe: Canna sp. (cf. flaccida)

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Canna sp. (cf. flaccida)
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Canna sp. (cf. flaccida)
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Canna sp. (cf. flaccida)
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Canna sp. (cf. flaccida)
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iNaturalist: Canna sp. (cf. flaccida)
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Canna sp. (cf. flaccida)
JSTOR Plant Science: Canna sp. (cf. flaccida)
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Canna sp. (cf. flaccida)
Plants of the World Online: Canna sp. (cf. flaccida)
Tropicos: Canna sp. (cf. flaccida)
Wikipedia: Canna sp. (cf. flaccida)

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Canna sp. (cf. flaccida)., retrieved 19 May 2024

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