family Cannaceae


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Noun1.family Cannaceae - coextensive with the genus Canna
liliopsid family, monocot family - family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Musales, order Musales - tropical plants
genus Canna - type and sole genus of the Cannaceae: perennial lily-like herbs of New World tropics
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The ancestor of the family Cannaceae was most likely pollinated by insects (P=0.97), but the family promptly shifted to bird pollination given that all modem cannas are hummingbird pollinated (P=0.98).