Zantedeschia aethiopica (L.) Spreng.

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Zantedeschia aethiopica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Lake, La Rochelle

Zantedeschia aethiopica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Lake, La Rochelle

Zantedeschia aethiopica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Lake, La Rochelle

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Common names: White arum (English)
Description: Robust evergreen plant to 60 cm high. Spathe ivory-white broad and widely spreading backwards, without a dark purple area at the base of the spathe. Spadix usually bright yellow. Clavate-spathulate staminodes scattered among the female flowers.
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Literature:

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 120.

Mayo, S.J. (1985). Araceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 36.

Pienaar, K. (1984). The South African What Flower is that? (A-Z of Garden flowers in South Africa). 2nd impression. Struik, Cape Town. Page 351. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 114.

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Flora of Botswana: Zantedeschia aethiopica
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Zantedeschia aethiopica

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Zantedeschia aethiopica
African Plant Database: Zantedeschia aethiopica
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Zantedeschia aethiopica
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Zantedeschia aethiopica
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Zantedeschia aethiopica
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Zantedeschia aethiopica
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Zantedeschia aethiopica
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Zantedeschia aethiopica
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Zantedeschia aethiopica
JSTOR Plant Science: Zantedeschia aethiopica
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Zantedeschia aethiopica
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Zantedeschia aethiopica
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Zantedeschia aethiopica
Plants of the World Online: Zantedeschia aethiopica
The Plant List (version 1.1): Zantedeschia aethiopica
Tropicos: Zantedeschia aethiopica
Wikipedia: Zantedeschia aethiopica


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Zantedeschia aethiopica.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/cult/species.php?species_id=173350, retrieved 20 November 2019

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