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:

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
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): 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
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
The Plant List (version 1.1): Zantedeschia aethiopica
Tropicos: 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 21 July 2019

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