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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
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Dec-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 21 (12 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, Lesotho, South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Transvaal]


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius


    Naturalized

    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]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62
  3. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976-. Flores des Mascareignes.
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  5. Compton, R. H. 1976. The flora of Swaziland.
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  9. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2002. World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae).
  10. Guillarmod, A. J. 1971. Flora of Lesotho.
  11. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  12. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening 4:734.
  13. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  14. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  15. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants
  16. Letty, C. 1973. The genus Zantedeschia. Bothalia 11:9.
  17. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  18. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia Inkata Press, Melbourne, Australia.
  19. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  20. Ross, J. 1972. The flora of Natal.
  21. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  22. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). URL: http://www.conabio.gob.mx/malezasdemexico/araceae/zantedeschia-aethiopica/fichas/pagina1.htm target='_blank'
  23. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds

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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?42173. Accessed 19 July 2019.