Zantedeschia aethiopica Spreng.

Common name

English: Arum Lily, Calla Lily

German: Zimmerkalla

Portuguese: Copo-de-leite, Jarro

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Arales (14)

        Family: Araceae (16) (family description)

          Genus: Zantedeschia (2)

           Epithet: aethiopica Spreng. (2)

Synonyms: Arodes aethiopicum (L.) Kuntze, Calla aethiopica L., Calla ambigua Salisb., Colocasia aethiopica (L.) Link, Otosma aethiopica (L.) Raf., Pseudohomalomena pastoensis A.D.Hawkes, Richardia aethiopica (L.) Spreng., Richardia africana Kunth

aethiopica => of Ethiopian origin

aethiopicum => of Ethiopian origin

africana => of African origin

ambigua => doubtful, of uncertain relationship

pastoensis => from San Juan de Pasto, capital of the department of Nari├▒o in southwestern Colombia

Characteristics

Climate: temperate, sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Zantedeschia aethiopica at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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