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Taxon: Canna ×generalis L. H. Bailey

Genus: Canna
Family: Cannaceae.
Nomen number: 8856
Place of publication: Gentes Herbarum 1:120. 1923
Comments:
  • or Canna Generalis Group
  • complex hybrid involving Canna indica and others
Name verified on: 17-Nov-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 30-Jul-2014
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • canna-lily   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • common garden canna   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • balisier   (Source: Pl Names ) – French
  • bandera española   (Source: F Guat ) – Spanish
  • kanna   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    Southern Africa: South Africa
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Queensland [s.e.], Western Australia [s.w.]
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • PACIFIC
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Western South America: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Dodson, C. H. & A. H. Gentry. 1978. Flora of the Rio Palenque science center.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. [= C. "Indica-hybriden"].
  • Esler, A. E. 1987. The naturalisation of plants in urban Auckland, New Zealand 3. Catalogue of naturalised species. New Zealand J. Bot. 25:556.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America. [mentions].
  • Flach, M. & F. Rumawas, eds. 1996. Plants yielding non-seed carbohydrates. In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 9:65.
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989–. Flora of Ethiopia. (and Eritrea. 2000)
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Maas-van de Kamer, H. & P. J. M. Maas. 2008. The Cannaceae of the world. Blumea 53:280. [= C. indica L.].
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Prince, L. M. 2010. Phylogenetic relationships and species delimitation in Canna (Cannaceae). Pp. 307–331 in: Seberg, O. et al., eds., Diversity, phylogeny, and evolution in the monocotyledons.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Reitz, R., ed. 1965–. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970–. Flora of Thailand.
  • St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Steward, A. N. 1958. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Canna ×generalis L. H. Bailey:

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?8856 (19 December 2014)

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