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[Lat.,=cane], any plant of the genus Canna, tropical and subtropical perennials, grown in temperate regions in parks and gardens for the large foliage and spikelike, usually red or yellow blossoms.
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[17] synthesized optically active fractal seed mediated silver-nickel bimetallic nanoparticles by chemical method; nevertheless, no investigations were carried out using Canna indica green-mediated route technique for the synthesis of Ag/Ni bimetallic nanoparticles.
[37] studied BOD reduction of secondary municipal wastewater treatment with Typha latifolia and Canna indica, in China; they reported 89.3% BOD reduction.
The morphologies of Canna indica Linn (generalis) and Ginkgobiloba Linn leaf surfaces are smooth so that hardness values are similar.
A combination of two parts from the same plant was also found to be used; an example is use of a combination of leaf and flower juice of Canna indica for treatment of burns and eye diseases.
Canna indica es, sin duda, la especie mas difundida del genero y se caracteriza por una plasticidad morfologica notable, sobretodo en lo referente a ciertos caracteres florales, como el numero de estaminodios y el patron de distribucion de los colores (colorado y amarillo) en estaminodios y labelos, algo que llevo a Kranzlin (1912), entre otros autores, a describir numerosas especies distintas.
ex Kunth) Hitchc., 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.