Canna flaccida Salisb.

First published in Icon. Stirp. Rar.: 3 (1791)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SE. U.S.A. to Texas. It is a rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina, Texas

Introduced into:

Brazil South, Cuba, Dominican Republic, India, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest, Panamá, Peru, Philippines

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Maas-van de Kamer, H. & Maas, P.J.M. (2008). The Cannaceae of the world. Blumea 53: 247-318.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Maas-van de Kamer, H. & Maas, P.J.M. (2008). The Cannaceae of the world. Blumea 53: 247-318.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Neotropikey

    • Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0