from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various tropical American plants of the genus Caladium widely cultivated for their ornamental foliage, variously patterned in white, green, pink, or red.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of the genus Caladium of flowering plants.
New Latin Caladium, genus name, from Malay keladi, an aroid.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the genus name. (Wiktionary)