Calla palustris L.
  • Sp. Pl.
  • Calla des marais


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Calla palustris L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000767370. Accessed on: 24 Oct 2021'

General Information

Rhizome creeping, green, cylindric, to 50 cm, robust, 1-2(-3) cm in diam., somewhat spongy; nodes rooting. Cataphylls lanceolate, to 10 cm, apex acuminate. Petiole green, terete, (6-)12-24 cm (and longer to 30[-40] cm), base sheathing; sheath 7-8(-12) cm, with free ligule; leaf blade green, (4-)6-14 × (4-)6-14 cm; primary veins (8-)10-14(-18), pinnately arching from a strong midvein on each side, intramarginal vein inconspicuous. Peduncle green, terete, 15-30 × 0.8-1.2 cm. Spathe green outside, white inside, (3-)4-6(-8) × 3-3.5(-5) cm, apex with an acumen ca. 1 cm. Spadix 1.5-3 × 0.7-1.5 cm; stipe 5-7 mm. Flowers yellowish green, 2-2.2(-2.5) mm tall. Infructescence (2-)3-5 × (1.5-)2.5-3.5 cm. Berries red, (5-)6-12 × (4-)5-10 mm. Seed brown, 3-5 × ca. 2 mm. Fl. May-Jul, fr. Aug-Sep.

  • Provided by: [E].Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
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    Roots adventitious, arising from nodes. Rhizomes creeping at or near surface, elongate, 1--3 cm diam. Leaves: petiole 6--30(--40) cm; blade 4--14 cm wide; lateral veins curved-ascending, parallel. Inflorescences: spathe ovate to elliptic, 3--6(--8) cm, apex long-apiculate, 4--10 mm; spadix on thick short stipe, cylindric, shorter than spathe, apex rounded. Flowers covering spadix; stamens (6--)9--12, of 2 types, outer with broad filaments and inner with narrow filaments; ovaries 1-locular; ovules 6--9, anatropous. Infructescences 2--5 ´ 1.5--3.5 cm. Fruits pear-shaped, 6--12 ´ 5--10 mm. Seeds brown with dark spots at chalazal end, cylindric, 3--5 mm. 2n = 36.

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    "Fls all perfect, or the upper staminate, covering the spadix; spathe expanded, not enclosing the spadix, ovate to elliptic; perianth none; stamens 6; filaments narrow, flat; anthers short and broad; ovary unilocular, with several erect anatropous ovules; fr a red berry, the few seeds surrounded by gelatinous material; perennial herbs with petioled basal lvs and solitary spathes. Monotypic."

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    Morphology

    15–40 cm hoch. Blätter breit-herzförmig oder nierenförmig, Durchmesser 4–12 cm, oft mit aufgesetzter Spitze, bis 30 cm lang gestielt. Spatha und Blütenstand auf 10–30 cm hohem Stängel. Spatha 3–7 cm lang, breit-eiförmig, mit aufgesetzter Spi

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    Ecology

    6–7. Sumpfgräben, Ufer, ursprünglich wohl überall angepflanzt, kollin-montan. SG, ZH, SZ, ZG, LU, FR.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Calla des maraisFrenchCH
    DrachenwurzGermanCH
    Water arum, wild calla
    Calla palustreItalianCH

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