African Plant Database

Gladiolus amplifolius Goldblatt
Protologue : Gladiolus Trop. Afr. 124 (1996); Gladiolus Trop. Afr. 15-304 (1996)
Information on the genus : Gladiolus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 50-70 cm tall; corm 1,2-1,8 cm Ø, tunics papery not becoming fibrous; leaves leathery, reaching base of spike, 1-1,8 cm wide; stem erect, simple; flowers dark to light purple, the lower lateral tepals with a deep purple mark in distal third; tube 1,4 cm long; tepals unequal, 0,8-1,2 cm long; capsule 1,2 cm long (immature).
Ecology : Ecology unknown (perhaps wet sites).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 21507
Record n°21507
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