Plant ID forum: Variegated Plant

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Name: Joshua
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Zone 10b)
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Australis
Sep 17, 2017 6:06 AM CST

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Hi all,

A member of my family was given this plant with variegated foliage and doesn't know what it is. I've seen it before elsewhere and I'm certain I've been told what it is, but I just cannot recall the name. A few other plants have self-seeded into the pot and will be removed when time permits.

Thumb of 2017-09-17/Australis/5c38b5 Thumb of 2017-09-17/Australis/69e218

Any thoughts on a possible ID would be appreciated.

Thanks.

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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Sep 17, 2017 7:05 AM CST
My first thought was Arum but I'm not sure. Check out this one in the database for comparison

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islander
Sep 17, 2017 4:10 PM CST
I agree
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Name: Joshua
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Zone 10b)
Köppen Climate Zone Cfb
Region: Australia Bookworm Cat Lover Lilies Orchids Irises
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Australis
Sep 17, 2017 7:09 PM CST

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Thanks Lin and islander. I'd say that's it, although I haven't seen it in bloom.
Plant Authorities: Catalogue of Life (Species) --- International Cultivar Registration Authorities (Cultivars) --- RHS Orchid Register --- RHS Lilium Register
My Notes: Orchid Genera HTML PDF Excel --- Lilium Traits HTML PDF --- Lilium Species Crosses HTML PDF Excel --- Lilium Species Diagram
The current profile image is that of Iris 'Volcanic Glow'.
Name: Daisy I
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DaisyI
Sep 17, 2017 8:28 PM CST
Arum was my first thought also.
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