African Plant Database

Zantedeschia rehmannii Engl.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 4: 63 (1883)
Information on the genus : Zantedeschia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Richardia rehmannii (Engl.) N.E. Br. ex Krelage (1893)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Seasonally dormant herb; tuber discoid; leaves lanceolate, not lobed at base (only species so in the genus), base of blade tapering to petiole; blade 15-40x2-7 cm, apex acuminate, dark green, usually immaculate; petiole 10-20 cm long; peduncle to 60 cm long, glabrous; spathe 9-12 cm long, 1,5-2 cm wide, folded from base for 2/3 length into a narrow cylinder, white to pink, with no internal dark patch; limb spreading, tapering at apex; spadix 3,5-5 cm long; berries green.
Ecology : Habitat and locality in Mozambique unknown (specimen Foster s.n., K). – Not mapped.
  Cultivated and sometimes naturalised.
  S. Africa, Swaziland.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Geophyte- Ht 0.25 - 0.5 m. Alt: 915 - 2100 m. Distribution: FS, GA, KN, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 1: t.15 (1921).
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