Weekly Photo Challenge: Yellow

??????????From Hacienda La Ciénega, near Cotopaxi, Ecuador.

This calla lily (Zantedeschia spp.) from the gardens of La Ciénega sports a yellow spadix, which is an inflorescence of small flowers on a fleshy stem.  The white part of the calla, called the spathe, is actually a bract or modified leaf, which acts like a petal to guide pollinators to the spadix.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Yellow

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