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Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum lily, Calla lily)

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Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Alismatales > Family: Araceae > Genus: Zantedeschia

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum lily, Calla lily)

Zantedeschia aethiopica, Cape Town. [photo Duncan Robertson ]

Zantedeschia aethiopica flowering in profusion at Strandfontein, Cape Town, 30 August 2009. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

Rhizomatous geophyte commonly found in damp places in southern Africa.