African Plant Database

Gladiolus baumii Harms
Information on the genus : Gladiolus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gladiolus pallidus Baker
=Gladiolus kubangensis Harms
=Gladiolus splendidus var. tundensis Chiov.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 55-75 cm tall; corm 2,5-3,5 cm Ø; leaves linear, 2,5-3,5(-5) mm wide, ± exceeding the spike, margins and midribs heavily thickened and raised; flowers pale yellow or moderately speckled with violet or red dots.
Ecology : Rocky hills; stony ground, between grasses on hilly ground; laterite, between grasses in open forest; 1600-1900 m alt.
  Near G. dalenii.

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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carte afrique num 21474
Record n°21474
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