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Zantedeschia pentlandii

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Mapoch lily
Categories:
Perennials, Poisonous Plants
Comment:

Not a true lily. Diminutive size, beautiful yellow color with purple blotch at base of spathe. Other colors have been described.

Description:
Deciduous plant with beautiful yellow flowers. These often grow in dense colonies among rocks. Needs full sun to flower. Leaves are green with white dots.
Season:
Summer
Height:
1-2 ft
Flower Color:
Yellow
Exposure:
Sun
Soil:
Sandy, well-drained
Origin:
South Aftrica
Poison Part:
All parts
Symptoms:
Severe burning sensation and swelling of lips, tongue, and throat; stomach pain and diarrhea possible.
Toxic Principle:
Calcium oxalate crystals and possibly others.
Severity:
HIGHLY TOXIC, MAY BE FATAL IF EATEN!
Tags:
sandy soil, rock garden, lily

NCCES plant id: 3258

Zantedeschia pentlandii Zantedeschia pentlandii
Chris Gladis, CC BY-ND-2.0