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:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 12-Dec-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Dec-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

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


    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 Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  3. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. (F Mascar)
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  5. Compton, R. H. The flora of Swaziland. (F Swazi)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  9. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). 2002 (L Araceae)
  10. Guillarmod, A. J. Flora of Lesotho. (F Lesotho)
  11. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  12. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard) 4:734.
  13. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  14. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  15. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  16. Letty, C. 1973. The genus Zantedeschia (Bothalia) 11:9.
  17. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  18. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  19. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  20. Ross, J. The flora of Natal. (F Natal)
  21. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  22. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  23. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)

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

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?42173. Accessed 22 May 2018.