Canna indica L. Common Name: INDIAN SHOT: Status: Not Native, OBL (DEP), FACW (NWPL) Specimen: View details of USF Herbarium specimens ** Not applicable or data not available. 22 ; Flora . bicolor Kraenzl. Alt. ... Canna coccinea Canna coccinea Link, Enum. platanillo, Flora of North America Vol. Canna coccinea is a species of the Canna genus, belonging to the family Cannaceae.A native of northern Argentina., it was introduced in England from South America in 1731. The name canna has originated from the Celtic word “reed” or “canes”. Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Herb/Forb Hawaii Native Status: Introduced. 22 ; Indian-shot, Flora of North America Vol. Canna coccinea Mill. Next. 1821, non Miller 1768. [family CANNACEAE] Previous. They aren’t true lilies. 1: 1. Hort. This naturalized ornamental garden plant, starch crop, and seed jewelry plant is native to the tropical Americas. Berol. Cannas gained momentum in the Victorian times as garden plants and were grown widely in places like France, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States. var. Canna coccinea; Common name. Scientific Name: Canna indica Synonyms: Canna coccinea, C. edulis Common Names: Indian Shot, Edible Canna, Wild Canna, African Arrowroot, Ali'ipoe, Li'ipoe, Poloka Plant Characteristics. Plant Name. Syntype of Canna coccinea Mill. Name. Identification. [family CANNACEAE] Related name.