Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Gladiolus alatus

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 Gladiolus alatus   Gladiolus alatus
 Gladiolus alatus   Gladiolus alatus
 Gladiolus alatus


Flats and slopes, mainly in sand


Flowering time

August to September


Plants 8-25cm high. Corm depressed globose with papery tunics, bearing cormels at the base. Stem compressed and angled. Leaves linear to falcate, ribbed, 2-6mm wide. Flowers fragrant, orange with yellow to green markings, in 2-5 flowered spike. Perianth tube 10-14mm long, dorsal tepal suberect to inclined 35-50mm long, lower tepals narrow, arching downward.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 27