- [Yellow] Arum Lily
- Latin Name
- Zantedeschia sp
- The Arum is a perennial herb. The rootstock of the plant is a fleshy rhizome with several buds; the leaves appear in October. No part of this plant is used for food or medicine.
- Plants of Zantedeschia grow in the grassland, savanna and fynbos biomes in full sun, less often in partial shade, and they occur in areas with seasonal rainfall.
- Field Notes
- Zantedeschia is a genus of eight species, seven species confined to southern Africa, and one species, Z. albomaculata, extends into south-central Africa northwards to Tanzania. Z. elliotiana is known only from cultivation.
All species occur in the summer-rainfall areas, except for Z. odorata at Nieuwoudtville (winter-rainfall) and Z. aethiopica which is widespread and commonly found in marshy areas.