African Plant Database

Gladiolus fenestratus Goldblatt
Protologue : Gladiolus Trop. Afr. 172 (1996); Gladiolus Trop. Afr. 15-304 (1996)
Information on the genus : Gladiolus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 35-50 cm tall; corm c. 2 cm Ø; leaf blades terete to oval in cross section, 2-3 mm wide; spike inclined, 6-10-flowered; perianth tube 0,9-1 cm long; tepals unequal, the dorsal 1,5-1,7 cm long; tepals strongly narrowed in lower part so that in profile the flower is windowed (fenestratus); capsule and seeds unknown.
Ecology : Common locally; well-drained rocky sites; c. 2000 m alt.
  Only 4 collections known (1897, 1909, 1965, 1968). Near G. permeabilis subsp. edulis.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 21513
Record n°21513
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