calla lily
noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, modification of Greek kallaia rooster's wattles Date: 1868 any of several herbs (genus Zantedeschia) of the arum family; especially a house or greenhouse plant (Z. aethiopica) with a white showy spathe and yellow spadix — called also calla

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  • Calla Lily — is a plant common name that usually refers to the genus Zantedeschia , but can sometimes refer to the genus Calla , which used to include Zantedeschia . Calla lily can also refer to: * Calla Lily (TV Series), a Philippine TV series starring child …   Wikipedia

  • calla-lily — etiopinė kalija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Aroninių šeimos dekoratyvinis nuodingas augalas (Zantedeschia aethiopica), paplitęs Afrikos pietuose. atitikmenys: lot. Zantedeschia aethiopica angl. arum lily; arum lily; calla lily;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • calla lily — noun South African plant widely cultivated for its showy pure white spathe and yellow spadix • Syn: ↑calla, ↑arum lily, ↑Zantedeschia aethiopica • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Hyponyms: ↑pink calla, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • calla lily — noun a) A common name for certain flowering plants in the genus Zantedeschia; not related to either the genus Calla or the true lilies (Liliaceae) b) A flower of one of these plants …   Wiktionary

  • Calla Lily (TV series) — infobox television show name = Calla Lily caption = Calla(left) Lily(right) format = Drama runtime = 25 30 minutes creator = ABS CBN starring = Sharlene San Pedro country = Philippines network = ABS CBN first aired = May 29, 2006 last aired =… …   Wikipedia

  • calla lily begonia — noun : a wax begonia the youngest leaves of which are white and somewhat resemble the calla lily flower …   Useful english dictionary

  • common calla-lily — etiopinė kalija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Aroninių šeimos dekoratyvinis nuodingas augalas (Zantedeschia aethiopica), paplitęs Afrikos pietuose. atitikmenys: lot. Zantedeschia aethiopica angl. arum lily; arum lily; calla lily;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Calla (disambiguation) — Calla can refer to:* Calla , a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceae *The calla lily, genus Zantedeschia, a genus related to the above *Calla, a rock band from Texas via Brooklyn * Calla , a South Korean film *Calla Records, defunct… …   Wikipedia

  • calla — [kal′ə] n. [ModL < L calla, calsa, a plant (of uncert. kind): so named by LINNAEUS Carolus] 1. any of several plants (genus Zantedeschia) of the arum family, with a conspicuous white, yellow, or pink spathe surrounding a club shaped, yellow… …   English World dictionary

  • calla — /kal euh/, n. 1. Also called calla lily, arum lily. any of several plants belonging to the genus Zantedeschia, of the arum family, esp. Z. aethiopica, having arrow shaped leaves and a large white spathe enclosing a yellow spike. 2. a related… …   Universalium

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