Canna indica Linn is a plant that has a different name Canna orientalis, Roscoe. Canna patens, Roscoe and included in the family Cannaceae. This plant has a height of 2 m. Leaves large and broad, green color. Large flowers with bright colors (red, yellow). Round fruit, seeds many. Almost invariably grown as an ornamental plant, but grows wild in the forests and mountains to an altitude of 1,000 above sea level. The other type, Canna edulis to Gawl. In Australia as a producer of wheat, known as "arrowroot of Queensland".
Contains 6 substance phenol, 2 terpene and 4 coumarin, starch, glucose, alkaloids and sap entry