Richardia Africana

Richardia Africana
Calla Cal"la (k[a^]l"l[.a]), n. [Linn[ae]us derived Calla fr. Gr. ??????? a cock's wattles but cf. L. calla, calsa, name of an unknown plant, and Gr. kalo`s beautiful.] (Bot.) A genus of plants, of the order {Arace[ae]}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The common {Calla} of cultivation is {Richardia Africana}, belonging to another genus of the same order. Its large spathe is pure white, surrounding a fleshy spike, which is covered with minute apetalous flowers. [1913 Webster]

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