Canna lutea Mill.
  • Gard. Dict. ed. 8


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2019): Canna lutea Mill. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000343841. Accessed on: 22 Nov 2019'

General Information

Plants 1.0-1.5 m. tall, glabrous throughout; leaves broadly ovate to ovate- lanceolate, acute to very shortly acuminate, the base broadly obtuse or rounded then abruptly and shortly decurrent to the petiole (sheath), 20-45 cm. long, 10-25 cm. broad; inflorescence erect, racemiform or divided at the base, bearing several or rather few very shortly pedicellate or sessile, solitary or paired flowers; sepals oblong, 0.5-0.7 cm. long; corolla 3.0-3.5 cm. long, the lobes narrowly oblong-lanceolate, acuminate, the tube about 0.5 cm. long, yellow; staminodia 2, oblanceolate, 5-6 cm. long, yellow spotted with orange or red; capsules oblong- subclavate, 3.0-3.5 cm. long, densely muricate.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
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    Distribution

    Mexico to southern Brazil; Antilles. In wet thickets and open forest, chiefly at fairly low elevations.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

     Information From

    Cannaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden