Zantedeschia albomaculata (Hook.) Baill.
subsp. albomaculata

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Zantedeschia albomaculata subsp. albomaculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nyanga Rd nr Juliasdale

Zantedeschia albomaculata subsp. albomaculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nyanga Rd nr Juliasdale

Zantedeschia albomaculata subsp. albomaculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Top end Small Bridge Dam

Zantedeschia albomaculata subsp. albomaculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Chinaka, Juliasdale

Zantedeschia albomaculata subsp. albomaculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Chinaka, Juliasdale

Zantedeschia albomaculata subsp. albomaculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Chinaka, Juliasdale

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Synonyms: Richardia albomaculata Hook.
Zantedeschia melanoleuca (Hook. f.) Engl.
Zantedeschia tropicalis (N.E. Br.) Letty var. tropicalis
Common names: Mufanawembudzi (Shona) Spotted-leaved arum lily (English) Yellow arum (English)
Frequency: Locally frequent
Status: Native
Description:
A perennial, which dies back in the dry season. Both common and scientific names refer to the white spots on the leaves. These are, however, quite often entirely absent.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: albomaculata: white-spotted
Habitat: In damp grass, bracken and marshy areas.
Altitude range: (metres) 1100 - 1950 m
Flowering time:Dec - Feb
Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Lesotho and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species
Images last updated: Saturday 22 February 2014
Literature:

Clarke, M. (1991). Nyanga Flowers. Baobab Books, Harare, Zimbabwe. Page 175. (Includes a picture).

Fabian, A. & Germishuizen, G. (1997). Wild Flowers of Northern South Africa. Fernwood Press, Vlaeburg. Pages 30 - 31. (Includes a picture).

Haigh, A. & Boyce, P. (2012). Araceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(1) Pages 37 - 38. (Includes a picture).

Linley, K. & Baker, B. (1972). Flowers of the Veld Publisher not known. Page 9.

Mayo, S.J. (1985). Araceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 36 - 38. (Includes a picture).

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. Page 1. (Includes a picture).

Pooley, E. (1998). A Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust. Durban. Pages 86 - 87. (Includes a picture).


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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: Species information: Zantedeschia albomaculata subsp. albomaculata.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=112030, retrieved 24 August 2016

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