Thalia dealbata

Scientific Name: Thalia dealbata
Synonym: Malacarya dealbata, Maranta dealbata, Peronia stricta, Spirostalis biflora, Spirostylis biflora, Thalia barbata
Common Name: Powdery Thalia, Water Canna
Chinese Name / 中文名: 水竹芋 (Shuǐ zhú yù), 水莲蕉 (Shuǐ lián jiāo), 再力花 (Zài lì huā)
Other Local Name: Kana Air (Malay)
Family Name: Marantaceae
Origin: Tropical America
Images Location: Johor, Malaysia
Growth Habit: Shrub
Characteristic: An aquatic plant with showy purple flowers that grows to about 2 meters height.
Care Requirements: Prefers full sun and shallow water.

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