Zantedeschia aethiopica (L.) Spreng.

 
  • Family : ARACEAE
    (ARUM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Zantedeschia aethiopica (L.) Spreng.
  • Common name : Arum Lily
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Rarely found as an escape in moist situations
  • Comments / notes : Often cultivated, sometimes as an escape in perennially moist places in and near habitations
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Satara district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district
  • Native : South Africa
  • World Distribution : Naturalized in tropics
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state – Monocotyledons; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Zantedeschia aethiopica. Downloaded on 23 August 2019.

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