Calla Lily, Arum Lily, Lily of the Nile;
Common house plant mostly planted along house walls with arrow shaped green leaves and inflorescence with white spathes.

Garden Flower for ID – 210711 – RK:
Quite a common plant. Pics taken March – April 2011 at Los
Altos, California.
Request Common & Botanical ID.

Family : Araceae
Some info. from Wikipedia:
Zantedeschia aethiopica (common names Lily of the Nile, Calla lily, Easter lily, Arum lily, Varkoor, an Afrikaans name meaning pig’s ear); syn. Calla aethiopica L., Richardia africana Kunth, Richardia aethiopica (L.) Spreng., Colocasia aethiopica (L.) Spreng. ex Link) is a species in the family Araceae, native to southern Africa in Lesotho, South Africa, and Swaziland.

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Araceae). Try smelling the beautiful fragrance of this flower. I had it in my garden!!! Its fabulous.

Arum Lily-181011:
Seen in a garden at Srinagar, Kashmir.
Place : Srinagar, Kashmir
Date  :  June 2009

Habitat : Cultivated

Zantedeschia ethiopica

Ooooo, seeing this after such a long time. This flower smells so good.
One of the best fragrance according to me on the list..

Zantedeschia aethiopica ‘Pink Mist’
House plant, cultivated in beds and pods with pink coloured spathes, photographed from Sunnyvale, California.

Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: Araceae-Zantedeschia ethiopica from Kashmir-GSAUG48 :  3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3).
Zantedeschia aethiopica (L.) Spreng.
Common house plant mostly planted along house walls with arrow shaped green leaves and inflorescence with white spathes.
Photographed from Srinagar, Kashmir

Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight:: Lily for ID (NSJ-16) : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2).
Lily for ID – Photo taken at Ladakh (June 11).

Zantedeschia aethiopica. common name Arum Lily.

Please help me to identify this plant found near roadside in high hills of Ooty.
Place: Ooty town, Nilgiris, TN
Habitat: Urban roadside (garden escape)
Alt.: 2200 M ASL
Date: 12 July 2010

Zantedeschia ethiopica I hope

Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: Araceae- Arum sp for ID from California-GSAUG27 : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2).
This Arum sp. was photographed from SFO Zoo, California. Please help in ID.

white calla lily
often in ditches and wet edges of bogs etc
now cultivated
because it fetches good prices in bridal bouquets and table decor at weddings
even the UBC bot garden forums suggest it can grow in the pacific NW gardens, that’s where … used to study, way up north. 

Thanks … I have several cultivars of Call lily, from Kashmir as well as California, all cultivated. I never thought I could be wild growing also. We had first seen this first about 20 years back on excursion trip to Darjeeling, and never thought it could have been Calla lily always believed it to be Arum only. I will upload my collection of Calla lily when I reach Z of my database.

Could this be Zantedeschia aethiopica (common names calla lily, arum lily. Link : http://nowathome.wordpress.com/tag/arum-lilies/

very beautiful photograph uploaded by …
I believe the plant is Zantedeschia aethiopica grow commonly in California and also as wild

thanks … for the definitive id
ps now also grown in india for the trade


AAZ Fortnight :: Araceae :: SMP18 :: California Ornamental : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1).

I think Zantedeschia aethiopica

Yes …

yes calla lily

Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: Araceae-:: Zantedeschia sp.1 from Munnar :: PKA32 : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2).
Zantedeschia sp.?  from Munnar,

I think it’s Zantedeschia aethiopica

Its always good to say if the plant was wild or cultivated!!
Does look like Zanthedeschia.
It must be having VERY GOOD FRAGRANCE !!!

Zantedeschia aethiopica (L.) Spreng. : 4 posts by 2 authors. 1 image.
Location: Godawari, Nepal
Altitude:5000 ft.
Date: 22 June 2017 
Nepali Name : शंख फूल Shankha Phool

Gyaneswor, Kathmandu

5 images.

Balgarden, Srinagar on June 15, 2010; Srinagar, Kashmir- June 2009; Calla Lily. – indiantreepix | Google Groups

Calla lily-16.10.10 – efloraofindia | Google Groups
Zantedeschia ethiopica from Kashmir – efloraofindia | Google Groups


SK 3383 04 April 2022: 4 very high res. images.

Location: Royal Garden Hyde Park , London 
Altitude: 30m.
Date: 27 March 2022
Habit : Cultivated
Zantedeschia albomaculata (Hook.) Baill. ??

Spathe shape and cusp both point to Z. aethopiaca



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