Abyssinian Callia (Arum-lily)

“Abyssinian Calla” or “Abyssinian arum-lily” (Zantedeschia aethiopica) is a species of flowering plant native to southern Africa but also commonly grown as an ornamental plant in many parts of the world. It is a perennial herbaceous plant that grows from a rhizome, with large, arrow-shaped leaves and white, trumpet-shaped flowers on tall stems.

The plant is commonly cultivated for its attractive foliage and striking flowers, which bloom in spring and summer. The flowers are white and surrounded by a large, showy, hood-like spathe that is often mistaken for a petal. The plant prefers moist, well-draining soil and partial shade.

It is worth noting that the plant is toxic if ingested, and its sap can cause skin irritation, so care should be taken when handling it.

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