African Plant Database

Gladiolus stenosiphon Goldblatt
Protologue : Gladiolus Trop. Afr. 201 (1996); Gladiolus Trop. Afr. 15-304 (1996)
Information on the genus : Gladiolus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 0,8-1,1 m tall; corm ovoid, 2-3,5 cm Ø; leaves 8-10, lower 4-5 basal reaching ± middle of spike, linear, 5-8,5 mm wide; spike 14-18-flowered; bracts 1,5-3 cm long; flowers white, perianth tube 4,5-5 cm long; tepals subequal, the dorsal largest, 2,5-2,8x1-1,2 cm, inclined over the stamens.
Ecology : Savanna woodland among rocks; 1900 m alt.
  Near G. usambarensis, G. harmsianus, G. erectiflorus, G. verdickii, G. gregarius.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 21521
Record n°21521
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