Taxon  Report   8380 
Zantedeschia aethiopica  (L.) Sprengel
Calla lily,  Callalily, Common calla
Zantedeschia aethiopica
© 2008 Neal Kramer
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Zantedeschia aethiopica
© 2013 Sierra Pacific Industries
Zantedeschia aethiopica
© Jo-Ann Ordano 2005 California Academy of Sciences
Zantedeschia aethiopica, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: limited

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Zantedeschia aethiopica
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Family: ARACEAE  
Genus: Zantedeschia
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Toxicity: OXALATES, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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PLANTS: Calla aethiopica
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 21, 2018).

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