African Plant Database

Gladiolus negeliensis Goldblatt
Protologue : Gladiolus Trop. Afr. 183 (1996); Gladiolus Trop. Afr. 15-304 (1996)
Information on the genus : Gladiolus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 15-30 cm tall; corm 1-1,4 cm Ø; leaves 2-3, basal, 2,5-4 mm wide; spike 2-5-flowered; flowers white to pale pink, produced at the same time as the leaves; tube 3-4 cm long; tepals 2,5-2,8x1-1,2 cm; capsule and seeds unknown.
Ecology : Open flat grassland, sometimes waterlogged in rainy season; 1500-1700 m alt.
  Only 3 collections known (1974, 1980, 1982).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 21518
Record n°21518
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