: a small genus of southern or tropical African aroids with basal long-stalked often hastate leaves, very showy spathes usually mistaken for a corolla, and a stout central spadix see calla sense 2, yellow calla

Word History


New Latin, from Giovanni Zantedeschi †1846 Italian botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Zantedeschia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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