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Calla

lily genus arum white

Calla, plant of genus Calla or Zantedeschia of the arum family (Araceae). Genus Calla includes water plants such as the arum lily of North America (C. palustris). Plants of genus Zantedeschia have showy white, yellow, or pink funnel-shaped leaves (spathes) that look like flowers. The white calla lily (Z. aethiopica), golden calla lily (Z. elliottiana), and red calla lily (Z. rehmannii) are found in South Africa.

See also: Arum.

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