African Plant Database

Gladiolus grantii Baker
Information on the genus : Gladiolus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gladiolus angustus Baker 1867, non L.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 30-45 cm tall; corm 1,5-2 cm Ø; leaves basal (2-3) and cauline (2); spike erect, 2-6-flowered; flowers white to cream; perianth tube 3,3-3,5 cm long, tepals 2,8-3 cm; stamen filaments included or exserted for less than 2 mm from the tube; capsule and seeds unknown.
Ecology : Moist habitats near streams; seasonally marshy sites; locally common; 1100-2000 m alt.
  Near G. oligophlebius.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 89-92 (1995).
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