Powdery thalia

Thalia dealbata

  • Powdery thalia
  • Powdery thalia
  • Powdery thalia
  • Powdery thalia
  • Powdery thalia
  • Powdery thalia
  • Powdery thalia
  • Powdery thalia
  • Powdery thalia
  • Powdery thalia
  • Flower name
    Powdery thalia
  • Scientific name
    Thalia dealbata
  • AliasWater Cannna, the powdery alligator-flag, hardy canna, Powdery thalia
  • Place of originSouth America and Mexico
  • Place of floweringRiver, pond
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September

What is Powdery thalia

Powdery thalia (scientific name: Thalia dealbata) is a large perennial herb of the family Marantaceae native to South America and Mexico. It is a plant with high plant height waterfront. Needle-shaped elliptical leaves are summer green and dying in winter. In summer, stretch inflorescences from the high flower stem tip and attach 20 to 30 flowers. In the distance, purple flowers and white calyxes mix, beautiful flowers that appear purple white will bloom. In fact, what looks like a purple flower is a change in stamen. Flower name was attached because it is an aquatic plant, leaf shape resembles Canna (Cannna).

Common name: Powdery thalia, Scientific name: Thalia dealbata, aka Water Cannna, Powdery thalia, the powdery alligator-flag, hardy Canna, Place of origin: North America and Tropical Africa, Plant Length: 100 to 300 cm, Leaf Shape: Needle-like Oval, Leaf Length: 50 cm, Leaf Margin: All Rims, Inflorescence Form: Conical Ehilar Inflorescence, Inflorescence Length: 20 Flower color: purple (white), fruit type: fruit shape, fruit shape: spherical shape, seeds: dark purple - black and spherical shape.


  • Order
    Zingiberales
  • Family
    Marantaceae
  • Genus
    Thalia
  • Species
    T. dealbata
  • Type of flower
    Non-symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Other
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeSummer green and large perennial aquatic
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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