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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 Seedbank Project
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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 Seedbank Project
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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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Gladiolus aureus

Gladiolus aureus
Common names: golden gladiolus
Family: Iridaceae

... National Botanical Garden June 2004 Gladiolus aureus is a deciduous, winter-growing, summer-dormant plant, ... Endemic to the southern Cape Peninsula, Gladiolus aureus is currently restricted to a single small population in ... aerodynamic seeds to be carried away by the wind. Gladiolus Although a rare species, G. aureus is not more difficult to ...

28 / 06 / 2004 | Graham Duncan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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