Canna indica

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Synonyms for Canna indica

canna grown especially for its edible rootstock from which arrowroot starch is obtained

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The leaves and flowers of Canna indica were used in Thakurgaon for treatment of burns, bloating, loss of appetite, frequent hunger or thirst, eye diseases, diabetes, and loss of libido; the whole plant was used in Rangpur district for treatment of cancer.
Differential activation of glucose transport in cultured muscle cells by polyphenolic compounds from Canna indica L.
Ullucus tuberosus Caldas, and Tropaeolum tuberosum Ruiz and Pavon); Andean roots [Arracacia xanthorrhiza Bancroft, Canna indica L.
Hydrocotyle bonarienseis y Sagittaria montevidensis, con un abundante cesped ribereno integrado por Acmella decumbens, Canna coccinea, Canna indica y gramineas de los generos Stipa y Paspalum.
En la zona en que el arroyo cruza el camino General Belgrano los margenes difieren en el tipo de vegetacion: en tanto el margen noroeste presenta arboles cultivados muy desarrollados, como Acer negundo, Eucalyptus globulus, Fraxinus americana, Robinia pseudo acacia y Salix humboldtiana, el margen opuesto carece de vegetacion arborea y en el cesped ribereno crecen plantas herbaceas silvestres como Arundo donax, Canna indica, C.
En pequenos humedales relictuales Canna indica vive en asociacion con Acmella decumbens, Iris pseudacorus, Typha latifolia, Verbena intermedia y Sagittaria montevidensis.