African Plant Database

Gladiolus intonsus Goldblatt
Protologue : Fl. Zambes. 12(4): 72 (1993); Fl. Zambes. 12[4]: (1993)
Information on the genus : Gladiolus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 0,5-0,75 m tall; corm globose, c. 1,5 cm Ø; cataphylls and leaves densely pubescent; leaves 6-8, 2-3 basal, lanceolate-linear, 7-12 mm wide, upper ones cauline, stem simple; spike 9-14-flowered; bracts 1,6-2,5 cm long; flowers white to cream or pink to light purple; tube c. 1 cm long; tepals unequal, dorsal one largest, c. 2 cm long; capsule and seeds unknown.
Ecology : Woodland in hilly country; 1200-2200 m alt.
  Near G. puberulus.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 89-92
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 21235
Record n°21235
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