EPPO Global Database

Canna indica(CNNIN)

Code created in: 2002-01-27

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CNNIN
  • Preferred name: Canna indica
  • Authority: Linnaeus


USA (southern), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone). Widely cultivated as an ornamental in tropical countries, with many cultivars. Introduced in Mediterranean, Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia (Malaya, Java, Philippines), China (including Taiwan), Japan, Guinée to Tchad and Ethiopia, Zaïre to Angola and Mozambique, Madagascar, Australia (Queensland, New South Wales), New Caledonia

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Canna warszewicwii Dietrich

Common names
Name Language
arrowroot canna English
Indian canna English
Indian shot English (AU)
Blumenrohr German
indisches Blumenrohr German
balisier French
balisier rouge French
canna French
canna comestible French
canna d'Inde French
achira Spanish (BO)
bandera española Spanish
blatanillo Spanish (BO)
caña comestible Spanish
cucuyus Spanish (AR)
platanillo Spanish (ES)
yuquilla Spanish
canna d'India Italian
Indisch bloemriet Dutch
araruta-bastarda Portuguese
bengaleira Portuguese
cana-da-índia Portuguese
conteira Portuguese
cuquilho Portuguese
roca-viana Portuguese
dandoku Japanese
hana-kanna Japanese
kanna Japanese
カンナ Japanese
ダンドク Japanese
ハナカンナ Japanese
канна индийская Russian
kanna Polish
paciorecznik ogrodowy Polish
ehető kanna Hungarian
měi rén jiāo shǔ Chinese
美人蕉属 Chinese
kana Croatian
dosna indická Czech
kana indická Slovak
канна індійська Ukrainian