The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Zantedeschia aethiopica (L.) Spreng. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Zantedeschia (family Araceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 215527) with original publication details: Syst. Veg. 3: 765 1826.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Arodes aethiopicum (L.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Calla aethiopica L. Synonym H WCSP
Calla ambigua Salisb. Synonym H WCSP
Calla moschata Moench [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Colocasia aethiopica (L.) Link Synonym H WCSP
Otosma aethiopica (L.) Raf. Synonym H WCSP
Pseudohomalomena pastoensis A.D.Hawkes Synonym H WCSP
Richardia aethiopica (L.) Spreng. Synonym H WCSP
Richardia africana Kunth Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-215527, and has not been changed.