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Gladiolus serpenticola

Gladiolus serpenticola
Common names: serpentine sword lily, serpentine gladiolus
Family: Iridaceae

... Ngwenya Lowveld National Botanical Garden August 2022 Gladiolus serpenticola is a tall, upright, deciduous, ... Winged brown seeds are produced in an oblong capsule. Gladiolus serpenticola is endemic to the Barberton district ... Lepidoptera species, including Large Yellow Underwing and Gladiolus Thrips. Serpentine soils are toxic for most plants, ...

08 / 08 / 2022 | Winfred Velephi Ngwenya | Lowveld NBG
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Gladiolus permeabilis

Gladiolus permeabilis
Common names: partridge pypie, small afrikander (Eng.); patrysuintjie, kleinafrikaner, koningaandblom, lituin (Afr.); khahla-e-nyenyane (Sesotho); sidvwana (siSwati
Family: Iridaceae

... Marié Delport and Pieter Bester for providing images of Gladiolus permeabilis (via iNaturalist).   Gladiolus permeabilis is a deciduous (sheds leaves annually) ... mm wide, often thickened in the middle. Fig. 2. Habit of Gladiolus permeabilis (Photo: Gigi Laidler) Four to eight ...

28 / 02 / 2022 | Natasha Lombard | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Gladiolus floribundus

Gladiolus floribundus
Common names: common swordlily
Family: Iridaceae

... TSP Mizpah Hoffman Threatened Species Unit January 2022 Gladiolus floribundus is a geophyte, which produces corms ... of greyish purple and dull green and 40 to 50 mm long. Gladiolus floribundus is closely related to G. miniatus , G. ... limestone outcrops where one can find G. miniatus growing. Gladiolus floribundus is distributed across the Cape region, ...

10 / 01 / 2022 | Mizpah Hoffman | TSP
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Gladiolus papilio

Gladiolus papilio
Common names: butterfly gladiolus, goldblotch gladiolus (Eng.); ibutha, igulusha (Zul.).
Family: Iridaceae

... : the author thanks Alison Young and Kaveesha Naicker. Gladiolus papilio is a deciduous, summer-growing, cormous ... in the field, as a result of vegetative reproduction. Gladiolus papilio is pollinated by bees, possibly the ... capensis , and the flowers do not produce any scent. Gladiolus Gladiolus papilio can be propagated from seeds. The ...

15 / 03 / 2021 | Simone Chetty | CREW
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Gladiolus venustus

Gladiolus venustus
Common names: bright bonnet, purple kalkoentjie (Eng.); kalkoentjie, perskalkoentjie, haasblom, perdelelie, bontpatryspypie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... numerous, fairly large, light brown, broadly winged seeds. Gladiolus venustus has a wide distribution across the ... are attracted to the fairly large flowers of Gladiolus venustus , with nectar guides on the upper third of ... population numbers of mature plants. For many species of Gladiolus , molerats are important dispersal agents. Corms ...

01 / 02 / 2021 | Shireen Harris | Karoo Desert NBG
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Gladiolus monticola

Gladiolus monticola
Common names: mountain painted lady, autumn painted lady (Eng.); bergpypie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... time is mid to late summer, from mid December to March.  Gladiolus monticola is similar to G. brevifolius (autumn ... median stripe with pink border, is also characteristic.  Gladiolus monticola has a highly restricted range and is ... fewer individuals in the population flower annually. Gladiolus This species is not easily found in cultivation. It ...

01 / 06 / 2020 | Ismail Ebrahim | CREW
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Gladiolus stefaniae

Gladiolus stefaniae
Common names: Montagu gladiolus (Eng.); Montagu kliplelie (Afr.) (meaning rock lily)
Family: Iridaceae

... green leaves with a prominent central vein. Fig . 2 . Gladiolus stefaniae showing lower tepal white markings. ... oval-shaped seeds are surrounded by a light brown wing. Gladiolus stefaniae is only known from 2 disjunct locations ... or in partial shade in relatively wet gullies.  Fig . 3. Gladiolus stefaniae showing curved anthers. (Photo Graham ...

01 / 06 / 2020 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Gladiolus angustus

Gladiolus angustus
Common names: long-tubed painted lady, marsh painted lady (Eng); katjietee (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... firm, linear and differ in length according to species. Gladiolus angustus has 4 or 5 leaves with 2 or 3 basal ... on flats and on mountain slopes, on sandstone soils. Gladiolus angustus mainly attracts the long-tongued flies of ... is stored at the base of the very long perianth tubes of Gladiolus angustus . Gladiolus Propagation can be easily done ...

11 / 11 / 2019 | Ofentse Naanyane | Pretoria NBG
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Gladiolus aureus

Gladiolus aureus
Common names: golden gladiolus
Family: Iridaceae

... the 2 upper ones sheathing and much shorter. Figure 2. Gladiolus aureus light-yellow form (Graham Duncan). The ... composed of 3, somewhat sticky, style branches. Figure 3. Gladiolus aureus ripe capsules and seeds (Graham Duncan). The ... seeds are surrounded by a prominent, light brown wing. Gladiolus aureus is confined to a single location on a hill ...

01 / 04 / 2019 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Gladiolus virgatus

Gladiolus virgatus (I. Ebrahim)
Common names: Helderberg Painted Lady
Family: Iridaceae

... : Images courtesy of I. Ebrahim and H. Pickering Gladiolus virgatus is an extremely pretty variety of the pink ... soils, derived from shale. Having a relatively long tube, Gladiolus virgatus is adapted to pollination by long-tongued ... rostrata ) have been observed visiting the flowers. Gladiolus seeds have wings and are thus dispersed by wind. ...

22 / 01 / 2018 | Gigi Laidler | CREW
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Gladiolus longicollis

Gladiolus longicollis (Dineo Dibakwane)
Common names: honey flower (Eng.); aandblom (Afr.); umbejo (Zulu); khahla-e-nyenyane, kukhurupa (Southern Sotho)
Family: Iridaceae

... the afternoon, when they release a strong sweet fragrance. Gladiolus longicollis grows in the Eastern Cape and ... in weight, with a papery wing, and are dispersed by wind. Gladiolus Gladiolus longicollis is seldom cultivated. It is not a showy ...

13 / 11 / 2017 | Bathabile Ndlovu | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Gladiolus crassifolius

Gladiolus crassifolius
Common names: thick-leaved gladiolus (Eng.); igulusha, ingangulazi (isiZulu); sidvwana (isiSwazi); khahla-e-nyenyane (Southern Sotho)
Family: Iridaceae

... Zondi KwaZulu-Natal National Botanical Garden August 2017 Gladiolus crassifolius is usually a solitary, herbaceous, ... usually more or less transparent. The flowering time of Gladiolus crassifolius is mainly late summer (February and ... but sometimes August to November, especially after fires. Gladiolus crassifolius is a widespread species of eastern ...

21 / 08 / 2017 | Khayelihle Magubane | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Gladiolus ecklonii

Gladiolus ecklonii (Peter Warren)
Common names: sheathed gladiolus (Eng.); kxahla, litsoantsoang, makhabebe (SS); sidvwana (Sw)
Family: Iridaceae

... The seeds are shaped like a disc and are reddish brown . Gladiolus ecklonii is one of the most widespread species of southern African Gladiolus in the summer-rainfall zone. It occurs naturally ... nectar on the flowers, and in so doing, pollinating them. Gladiolus Gladiolus can be propagated from corms and seeds. ...

26 / 06 / 2017 | Lungisani Zondi | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Gladiolus loteniensis

Gladiolus loteniensis (Ansell Matcher)
Common names: Loteni gladiolus
Family: Iridaceae

... separating the centre and upper part of the anthers. Gladiolus loteniensis is known to bloom from December to January. Gladiolus loteniensis is distinguished by its tiny flowers, ... lower tepals. Goldblatt and Manning (1998) proposed that Gladiolus loteniensis was comparable with Gladiolus involutus ...

15 / 08 / 2016 | Kaveesha Naicker | CREW
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Gladiolus rehmannii

Gladiolus rehmannii in flower
Common names: Bushveld gladiolus (Eng.); bosveldpypie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... Malesolo Magoele Millennium Seed Bank Partnership May 2015 Gladiolus rehmannii is a plant predominantly suited to dry ... mm, translucent reddish brown, broadly and evenly winged. Gladiolus rehmannii is a summer-rainfall species in southern ... dominated by Faurea saligna . The large flowers of Gladiolus rehmannii have short perianth tubes, and despite ...

18 / 05 / 2015 | Malesolo Magoele | Millennium Seed Bank Partnership
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Gladiolus vandermerwei

Flowers of Gladiolus vandermerwei
Common names: Overberg renosterveld gladiolus (Eng.); rooipypie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... very specialized habitat in the lower Breede River Valley. Gladiolus vandermerwei is adapted for pollination by ... a liberal amount of low sugar concentration nectar. Gladiolus There are very few records of this species in ... the genus Homoglossum . In 1989, the species was placed in Gladiolus , by Goldblatt & De Vos. Gladiolus vandermerwei is ...

15 / 12 / 2014 | Ismail Ebrahim | CREW
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Gladiolus caryophyllaceus

Flowers of G.caryophyllaceus
Common names: Pink Afrikander (Eng.); Pienkafrikaner, Sandveldlelie, Sandpypie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... Flowering takes place from late August to late October. Gladiolus caryophyllaceus is widespread in the Fynbos Biome ... has been established for more than 60 years. The genus Gladiolus has about 250 species and is native to tropical and ... which contains a very high number of endemic species. Gladiolus caryophyllaceus corms commence active growth in ...

07 / 10 / 2013 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Gladiolus guthriei

Gladiolus guthriei
Common names: fragrant afrikaner, rock afrikaner (Eng.); kaneelpypie, aandblom (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden June 2012   Gladiolus guthriei  is a winter-growing, summer-dormant ... high including the flowering stalk. The flowering time for Gladiolus guthriei is during the autumn/winter months from ... releasing the seeds about six weeks after flowering. Gladiolus guthriei  occurs naturally in the Cape Floristic ...

04 / 06 / 2012 | Victoria Wilman | Millennium Seed Bank Partnership
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Gladiolus alatus

Gladiolus alatus
Common names: common kalkoentjie, turkey-wattle flower (Eng.); kalkoentjie, kipkippies (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... Riddles Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden May 2012 Gladiolus alatus is a compact perennial with corms ... are ovate to round, broadly winged and light glossy brown. Gladiolus alatus is frequently seen in the Cape ... soils. The bright colours and sweetly scented flowers of Gladiolus alatus can attract its pollinators from far away. ...

21 / 05 / 2012 | Ricardo Riddles | Karoo Desert NBG
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Gladiolus carmineus

Gladiolus carmineus flower
Common names: cliff gladiolus, Hermanus gladiolus
Family: Iridaceae

... during the summer months, mid-February to early April. Gladiolus carmineus is closely related to G. carneus and was ... and the distinctive open structure of the flower. Gladiolus stefaniae is unlike G. carmineus by having larger, ... leaves  are completely dry and dead at flowering time. Gladiolus stephaniae is similar in this regard. Gladiolus ...

02 / 05 / 2011 | M Treurnicht | CREW
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