Greek kallos – beauty.
For description see C. palustris. The plant often referred to as Calla in floristry is a Zantedeschia.
Grown as an ornamental waterside plant.
1 northern temperate species from boggy areas.
Starch from the rhizome may be eaten.
Aquatic upright plant with simple leaves; florets similar, bisexual, perianth absent.
Source: (2005). Araceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.