Bandera española

Benefits of Bandera española

This perennial succulent herb is usually called “Canna Lily” in English. It comes with a scientific name Canna generalis. In Philippine gardens, they simply prefer to call all ornamental hybrids as Canna generalis, as the result of hybridization between different Cannas species. It is commonly found at roadsides and waste places in the Tiaong, Quezon area.

On the other hand, studies have found Canna Lily to have stronger anti-stress capabilities. It is actually considered as wastewater duress whereas the resistance of wetland plant species is the key to ecological wastewater treatment technology. In addition, study showed Canna lily was an efficient, nontoxic, emulsifying agent and a potential alternative for pharmaceutical gum.

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