Definitions of canna

n any plant of the genus Canna having large sheathing leaves and clusters of large showy flowers

Canna generalis, canna lily
plants grown for their large bright yellow to red flowers
Canna edulis, Canna indica, achira, arrowroot, indian shot
canna grown especially for its edible rootstock from which arrowroot starch is obtained
Type of:
herb, herbaceous plant
a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

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