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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Canna

Indian shot
bandanna of the Everglades
broadleaf canna
canna lily
maraca amarilla
maraca montuna
maraca roja

Hierarchical position of the Genus Canna

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
   Subclassis  Zingiberidae Cronquist
pub. 1978
   SuperOrdo  Zingiberanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 179. 25 Mar 1993.
   Ordo  Zingiberales Griseb.
pub. Grundr. Syst. Bot.: 167. Jan-Jun 1854.
   Familia  Cannaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 62. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Cannas
   Subfamilia  Cannoideae Link
pub. Handbuch 1: 223. Jan-Aug 1829.
   Tribus  Canneae Meisn.
pub. Pl. Vasc. Gen.: Tab. Diagn. 389, Comm. 291. 17-20 Aug 1842.
   Genus  Canna L.
pub. (1753)
common name: canna

Named members of the Genus Canna

   Species  coccinea P. Mill.
syn. Canna indica
   Species  edulis Ker-Gawl.
syn. Canna indica
   Species  flaccida Salisb.
common name: bandanna of the Everglades
   Species  glauca L.
common name: maraca amarilla
   Species  indica L.
common name: Indian shot
   Species  neglecta Steud.
common name: broadleaf canna
   Species  pertusa Urban
common name: maraca montuna
   Species  sylvestris Roscoe
common name: maraca roja
   Species  x generalis Bailey (pro sp.)
common name: canna lily
   Species  x orchiodes Bailey
syn. Canna �generalis

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed October 31, 2004   


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