Zantedeschia Spreng. sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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Spreng. 1826. Syst. Veg.. 3: 765

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Tuberous or shortly rhizomatous geophytes; leaf blade lanceolate to hastate-sagittate, often variegated; peduncle long, sometimes longer than leaves; spathe obconic to campanulate, white, cream, yellow, pink or rosy purple; spadix fertile to apex, male and female zones contiguous; flowers unisexual, perigone absent; stamens free; plants from Southern Africa (naturalized in America and Asia).

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