, golden arum
or golden calla lily
, is a herbaceous ornamental plant
in the family Araceae
. It grows from a bulb. It is said to occur in the province of Mpumalanga
in South Africa
, although other sources say that it is not found in the wild but appears to be a hybrid of garden origin.
is a herbaceous
plant up to tall, with large deep green leaves spotted with white. It is summer-flowering plant with a yellow spathe
marked with purple at the base. The spathe surrounds a yellow spadix
which occasionally produces a spike of bright yellow berries
that are attractive to birds.
It (or its cultivar(s)) is a recipient of the Royal Horticultural Society
's Award of Garden Merit
. It has been shown that, as with other members of the family Araceae, immersing Zantedeschia elliottiana
bulbs in gibberellic acid
(GA3) solution and planting them at the end of February increases the emergence rate and the number of emerging shoots.