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Taxon: Zantedeschia aethiopica (L.) Spreng.

Genus: Zantedeschia
Family: Araceae subfamily: Aroideae tribe: Zantedeschieae.
Nomen number: 42173
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 3:765. 1826
Name verified on: 12-Dec-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Dec-2001
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Southern Africa: Lesotho; South Africa - Cape Province, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal; Swaziland

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Western Indian Ocean: Reunion
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: United Kingdom
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [w.]
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

      Cultivated:
  • AFRICA
    Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62.
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976–. Flores des Mascareignes.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Compton, R. H. 1976. The flora of Swaziland.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2002. World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae).
  • Guillarmod, A. J. 1971. Flora of Lesotho.
  • Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 4:734.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants.
  • Letty, C. 1973. The genus Zantedeschia. Bothalia 11:9.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia.
  • Ross, J. 1972. The flora of Natal.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource).
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
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Check other web resources for Zantedeschia aethiopica (L.) Spreng.:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?42173 (23 November 2014)

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