Definition of Black calla

1. Noun. Ornamental plant of Middle East cultivated for its dark purple spathe.

Exact synonyms: Arum Palaestinum
Generic synonyms: Aroid, Arum
Group relationships: Genus Arum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black Calla

black bodies
black body
black book
black box
black box warning
black boxes
black bread
black bream
black brotus
black bryony
black buck
black buffalo
black cab
black caiman
black cake
black calla (current term)
black caraway
black card
black cardamom
black cards
black carpet beetle
black carpet beetles
black cat
black cataract
black catechu
black chamber
black chanterelle
black chanterelles
black cherry
black cherry tree

Literary usage of Black calla

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"Engler, DC. Monogr. Phaner, vol. 2. The true Calla is not of this genus; see Calla. For the black calla, see Arum. When grown for the flowers only, ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"For the black calla, see Arum. There are several varieties, all differing only in size, from those which grow 6 feet to "Little Gem"—1 foot. ..."

3. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture \ by Peter Henderson (1910)
"A. Sanctum, the black calla, a late introduction (1887) from the Holy Land, is described as " producing large, sweet-scented flowers, rising above the ..."

4. In the Levant by Charles Dudley Warner (1876)
"I found by the roadside a black calla (which I should no more have believed in than in the black Virgin, if I had not seen it). Its leaf is exactly that of ..."

5. The Minnesota Horticulturist by Minnesota State Horticultural Society (1892)
"... spotted-leaf calla, which flowers only in summer and rests all winter, and the black calla, Arum sanctum, a species from the Holy Land. Cineraria. ..."

6. In the Levant by Charles Dudley Warner (1904)
"I found by the roadside a black calla (which I should no more have believed in than in the black Virgin, if I had not seen it). Its leaf is exactly that of ..."

7. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"Engler, DC. Monogr. Phaner, vol. 2. The true Calla is not of this genus; see Calla. For the black calla, see Arum. When grown for the flowers only, ..."

8. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"For the black calla, see Arum. There are several varieties, all differing only in size, from those which grow 6 feet to "Little Gem"—1 foot. ..."

9. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture \ by Peter Henderson (1910)
"A. Sanctum, the black calla, a late introduction (1887) from the Holy Land, is described as " producing large, sweet-scented flowers, rising above the ..."

10. In the Levant by Charles Dudley Warner (1876)
"I found by the roadside a black calla (which I should no more have believed in than in the black Virgin, if I had not seen it). Its leaf is exactly that of ..."

11. The Minnesota Horticulturist by Minnesota State Horticultural Society (1892)
"... spotted-leaf calla, which flowers only in summer and rests all winter, and the black calla, Arum sanctum, a species from the Holy Land. Cineraria. ..."

12. In the Levant by Charles Dudley Warner (1904)
"I found by the roadside a black calla (which I should no more have believed in than in the black Virgin, if I had not seen it). Its leaf is exactly that of ..."

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