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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Notes: Mayo, S.J. in FTEA, Araceae, p. 36 reports that this species has escaped from cultivation in various parts of the tropics in cooler upland areas (e.g. in Tanzania). However, there are no records of this species escaping in Zimbabwe.
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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 Mozambique: cultivated Zantedeschia aethiopica

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African Plant Database: Zantedeschia aethiopica
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Zantedeschia aethiopica
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Zantedeschia aethiopica
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Zantedeschia aethiopica
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Zantedeschia aethiopica
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Zantedeschia aethiopica
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Zantedeschia aethiopica
Ispot Southern Africa : 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
Tropicos: Zantedeschia aethiopica
West African Plants database: Zantedeschia aethiopica

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Zantedeschia aethiopica., retrieved 5 December 2016

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