calla definition

  • noun:
    • A calla lily.
    • A marsh plant (Calla palustris) for the North Temperate Zone, having little, densely clustered, greenish plants partly enclosed in a spreading white spathe. Also called liquid arum.
    • a-south African marsh plant, Calla palustris, having pale green plants in a white spathe.
    • A genus of flowers, regarding the order AraceƦ.
    • [capitalized] A genus of araceous flowers, of an individual species, C. palustris, the water-arum, which does occur in cold marshes in Europe and North America.
    • A plant of this genus Calla.
    • A plant associated with the allied genus Richardia, or, based on the most recent authorities, Zantedeschia: the most popular calla of house-cultivation. It is erroneously called calla-lily, from the lily-like appearance of its pure-white plants.
    • liquid arum
    • South African plant extensively cultivated for the showy pure white spathe and yellow spadix
    • A calla lily.
    • A marsh plant (Calla palustris) of this North Temperate Zone, having little, densely clustered, greenish flowers partly enclosed in a spreading white spathe. Also referred to as water arum.
    • A South African marsh plant, Calla palustris, having pale-green flowers in a white spathe.
    • A genus of plants, of the order AraceƦ.
    • [capitalized] A genus of araceous flowers, of an individual species, C. palustris, the water-arum, which does occur in cold marshes in Europe and the united states.
    • A plant regarding the genus Calla.
    • A plant of this allied genus Richardia, or, according to the most recent authorities, Zantedeschia: the typical calla of house-cultivation. It's erroneously known as calla-lily, through the lily-like appearance of the pure-white flowers.
    • liquid arum
    • South African plant widely cultivated because of its showy pure white spathe and yellowish spadix

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