Zantedeschia aethiopicaCommon name: Arum Lily
Distribution: Occurs from Geraldton to the south coast.
Description: An erect herb with large dark green leaves. The large white flower is produced from August to November.
Notes: Arum Lily is a declared plant meaning that landholders are required by law to control this plant on their land. The plant, native of South Africa, is toxic to stock. It was introduced as a garden plant and the flowers are still used in the cut flower trade.
References: Western Weeds, A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia. BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, J Dodd, SG Lloyd, RD Cousens. 1997.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.