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Canna indica (Indian shot)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Zingiberales > Family: Cannaceae > Genus: Canna

Canna indica (Indian shot) Canna indica (Indian shot)

Canna indica in a Cape Town garden, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

Native to central and South America. Cultivated and naturalised in southern Africa.