The utilization of edible Canna plants in southeastern Asia and southern China

  title={The utilization of edible Canna plants in southeastern Asia and southern China},
  author={Nobuyuki Tanaka},

Phytochemical Screening and ln-vitro Antioxidant Profiling of Solvent Fractions of Canna edulis Ker Gawler

Introduction: Canna edulis Ker Gawler, grown in the sub Himalayan region containing starchy rhizome are used by the tribal people as food and herbal medicine. Methods: Investigations were done to

Chemical Compositions of the n-hexane Fraction of Canna edulis Ker Gawl Rhizomes

In this study, six compounds isolated from the n-hexane fraction of Canna edulis Ker Gawl rhizomes for the first time include 24-methylenecycloartane-3β-ol, sitoindoside I, citrulloside,

Compounds Isolated from the Ethyl Acetate Fraction of Canna edulis

Three compounds were isolated from the rhizome part of Canna edulis for the first time including liquiritigenin, methyl caffeate and uracil. Their structures were elucidated by spectroscopic methods

The Botfly, A Tropical Menace: A Distinctive Myiasis Caused by Dermatobia hominis

It is suggested that patients reporting travel to Latin America and experiencing pain disproportionate to an insect bite should lead physicians to consider myiasis caused by D. hominis, and enhanced preventative measures among tourists when visiting tropical and subtropical regions are encouraged.

First report of Sugarcane mosaic virus in achira (Canna edulis Ker.) in Nariño, Colombia

The most outstanding symptoms in affected tissues were yellow mosaic, mottled, chlorotic streak and ribs discoloration, among others, and this is the first SCMV report in achira in Nariño, Colombia.

Low-cost shoot multiplication and improved growth in different cultivars of Canna indica

During a comparative analysis of shoot regeneration among ten most attractive selected cultivars of canna, two did not respond, whereas a significant difference was obtained among eight cultivars, and the regenerated shoots were rooted, acclimatized, and transferred to the pots, where they grew normally.


Edible Canna Starch. I

Some properties of edible canna starch produced in Taiwan were studied. Compared to potato starch it has larger granular size (50.8×34.5 μm), higher resistance to enzymatic digestion and showed the