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Gladiolus stefaniae

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

... with a prominent central vein. Fig . 2 . Gladiolus stefaniae showing lower tepal white markings. (Photo Graham Duncan) ... seeds are surrounded by a light brown wing. Gladiolus stefaniae is only known from 2 disjunct locations in the southern ...

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

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

... is mid to late summer, from mid December to March.  Gladiolus monticola is similar to G. brevifolius (autumn pipes, ... stripe with pink border, is also characteristic.  Gladiolus monticola has a highly restricted range and is endemic to the Cape ...

01 / 06 / 2020 | Ismail Ebrahim | CREW
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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 leaves, the longest ... on mountain slopes, on sandstone soils. Gladiolus angustus mainly attracts the long-tongued flies of which ...

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

Gladiolus aureus
Common names: golden gladiolus
Family: Iridaceae

... ones sheathing and much shorter. Figure 2. Gladiolus aureus light-yellow form (Graham Duncan). The delicate flower ... somewhat sticky, style branches. Figure 3. Gladiolus aureus ripe capsules and seeds (Graham Duncan). The fruit is an ...

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 gladioli, ... from shale. Having a relatively long tube, Gladiolus virgatus is adapted to pollination by long-tongued flies. ...

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

... when they release a strong sweet fragrance. Gladiolus longicollis grows in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal, and a ... 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

... National Botanical Garden August 2017 Gladiolus crassifolius is usually a solitary, herbaceous, cormous perennial, ... more or less transparent. The flowering time of Gladiolus crassifolius is mainly late summer (February and March), ... August to November, especially after fires. Gladiolus crassifolius is a widespread species of eastern southern Africa, ...

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

... 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 from the coast to ...

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, pale mauve ...

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

Gladiolus rehmannii in flower
Common names: None recorded
Family: Iridaceae

... Millennium Seed Bank Partnership May 2015 Gladiolus rehmannii is a plant predominantly suited to dry bushveld ... reddish brown, broadly and evenly winged. Gladiolus rehmannii is a summer-rainfall species in southern Africa and is ...

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

Flowers of Gladiolus vandermerwei
Common names: No common names are recorded for this species
Family: Iridaceae

... habitat in the lower Breede River Valley. Gladiolus vandermerwei is adapted for sunbird pollination by its bright red ... amount of low sugar concentration nectar. Gladiolus There are very few records of this species in cultivation, but it ...

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

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

... place from late August to late October. Gladiolus caryophyllaceus is widespread in the Fynbos Biome in the Western ... has been established for more than 60 years. The genus Gladiolus has about 250 species and is native to tropical and southern ...

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

Gladiolus guthriei
Common names: Afrikaner (Eng.); kaneelpypie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... Botanical Gardens June 2012 Gladiolus guthriei  is a winter-growing, summer-dormant geophyte producing ... the flowering stalk. The flowering time for Gladiolus guthriei is during the autumn/winter months from April-June. It is ...

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

Gladiolus alatus
Common names: little turkey (Eng.); kalkoentjie (Afr.)
Family: Iridaceae

... National Botanical Garden May 2012 Gladiolus alatus is a compact perennial with corms approximately 10-20 mm ... to round, broadly winged and light glossy brown. Gladiolus alatus is frequently seen in the Cape winter-rainfall area, and ...

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 once ... and the distinctive open structure of the flower. Gladiolus stefaniae is unlike G. carmineus by having larger, scarlet ...

02 / 05 / 2011 | M Treurnicht | CREW
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Gladiolus dalenii

Gladiolus dalenii flowers
Common names: African gladiolus (Eng.); papegaai-gladiolus (Afr.); khahla-e-kholo (South Sotho)
Family: Iridaceae

... Stemmer Ngalo Free State NBG April 2011 Gladiolus dalenii is a deciduous evergreen perennial. It grows up to 2 m ... Flowering December to February. Gladiolus dalenii grows in the summer rainfall regions of the Eastern Cape ...

18 / 04 / 2011 | Stemmer Ngalo | Free State NBG
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Gladiolus oppositiflorus

Gladiolus oppositiflorus
Common names: Transkei gladiolus, salmon gladiolus
Family: Iridaceae

... Pretoria National Botanical Garden May 2006 Gladiolus oppositiflorus is a summer-growing plant, 0.6-1.6 m high, with ... and the small (4-6 mm), round seeds are winged. Gladiolus oppositiflorus is endemic to the summer rainfall regions of the ...

15 / 05 / 2006 | Lize Agenbag | Pretoria NBG
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