Araceae

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Araceae

the plant family of aroids (arums) which can be highly irritant when chewed because of a high content of oxalate as raphide crystals. Genera include Arum, Dieffenbachia, Philodendron, Monstera, Zantedeschia, Arisaema, Xanthosma, Lysichiton.
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More ornamental forms of the Arum family are becoming very popular and a simple web search using the common or botanical names will provide you with possible sources.
The easiest ones to grow belong to the arum family.
Voodoo lilies are not true lilies but belong to the Arum family, or aroids.