Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Canna Linnaeus. Canna.

Key to Canna

A genus of about 10-25 species, of tropical and warm temperate America.

ID notes: The petals are generally sepaloid (but sometimes brightly colored); the showy, colored portions of the flower are the staminodes.

Ref: Kress & Prince (2000) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2000); Kubitzki (1998b). Show full citations.

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