African Plant Database

Gladiolus salmoneicolor P. A. Duvign. & Van Bockstal ex Còrdova
Information on the genus : Gladiolus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 14-60 cm tall; corm 1,3-1,5 cm Ø; leaves 5-6, with blades reaching to about base of spike, narrowly lanceolate or linear, 0,4-0,6 cm wide, soft-textured; spike 5-7-flowered; flowers evidently actinomorphic with tube evidently white (described as salmon coloured), 8-9 mm long; tepals pale pinkish, 1,8-2 cm long; anthers 5-6,5 mm long, bases included in tube; capsule unknown; seeds described but not present in cited material.
Ecology : Open forest with Marquesia, Brachystegia.
  Only known from 2 collections (1945, 1960).
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carte afrique num 21707
Record n°21707 modified 2013-09-23
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