African Plant Database


Gladiolus huillensis (Welw. ex Baker) Goldblatt
Family : IRIDACEAE
Information on the genus : Gladiolus
Basionym : Antholyza huillensis Welw. ex Baker
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Oenostachys huillensis (Welw. ex Baker) Goldblatt
 Antholyza huillensis Welw. ex Baker (1878)
 Petamenes huillensis (Welw. ex Baker) N.E. Br.
 Anisanthus huillensis (Welw. ex Baker) Klatt (1882)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Oenostachys vaginifer (Milne-Redh.) Goldblatt
=Petamenes vaginifera Milne-Redh. (1951)
=Petamenes degasparisiana (Buscal. & Muschl.) N.E. Br.
=Antholyza degasparisiana Buscal. & Muschl.
=Antholyza pubescens Vaupel
=Gladiolus subulatus Baker
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 0,3-1 m tall; corm 1,6-2 cm Ø; leaves with blades to 8 cm long evenly spaced on stem; sheaths lightly pubescent; stem unbranched; spike 6-14-20-flowered; flowers bright red, often marked yellow on lower tepals and throat; upper tepal extended horizontally, c. 1,5 cm long; lateral tepals 5-6 mm long; lower ones 3-6 mm long; tube 1,1-1,6 cm long.
Ecology : Light woodland; sunny sandy-stony thicket-grown places; Uapaca woodland; miombo; 1500-2050 m alt.
  Near the G. atropurpureus group.

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
 
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Map
carte afrique num 21442
 
Record n°21442
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