African Plant Database

Gladiolus stenolobus Goldblatt
Protologue : Gladiolus Trop. Afr. 282 (1996); Gladiolus Trop. Afr. 15-304 (1996)
Information on the genus : Gladiolus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb c. 75 cm tall; corm globose, c. 1 cm Ø; leaves 8, lower 4 basal, 2/3 as long as stem, blades sublinear, 3-4 mm wide; spike 14-flowered; bracts 1,4-3,5 cm long; flowers reddish purple; tepals subequal, narrowly lanceolate, c. 3,3x c. 0,3 cm; anther filaments c. 5 mm long, entirely included in perianth tube; anther apices with acute apiculate appendages, 0,5-1 mm long; capsule unknown.
Ecology : Pockets of soil in weathered sandstone on escarpment; c. 1250 m alt.
  Near G. manikensis, G. serenjensis, G. canaliculatus.
  Only known from the type collected in 1956.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 21522
Record n°21522
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