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Australian arrow root, Queensland arrowroot, Tous-les-mois, Canna

Cannaceae Canna edulis Ker.

Source: Magness et al. 1971

Tropical reed or cane-like herb to 10 feet in height. Rhizomes are tuber bearing and consumed as potatoes. Leaves are oblong, 2 feet long and 1 foot wide, and may be used as a potherb.

Last update February 18, 1999 by ch