Cannaceae – Canna Family

Plants in the American tropical and subtropical Canna Family (Cannaceae) are perennial rhizomatous herbs with sheathed, oblong, alternate, spirally arranged, smooth-edged, large to medium-sized leaves, showy flowers with petal-like staminodes and 3 yellow, orange, or red petals, and fruit in the form of a warty, 3-valved seed capsule containing black or brown seeds.

Listed below are some of the Hawaiian plants in this family.