Canna edulis


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Related to Canna edulis: canna lily, Canna indica, achira
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Noun1.Canna edulis - canna grown especially for its edible rootstock from which arrowroot starch is obtainedCanna edulis - canna grown especially for its edible rootstock from which arrowroot starch is obtained
canna - any plant of the genus Canna having large sheathing leaves and clusters of large showy flowers
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Canna edulis is still grown on a small scale throughout the tropics for its edible rhizomes and has probably been cultivated in Peru for 4,500 years.