Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Gladiolus cunonius

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 Gladiolus cunonius   Gladiolus cunonius
 Gladiolus cunonius   Gladiolus cunonius


Coastal in sandy soils


Flowering time

September to October


Plants 20-70cm high. Corm globose with papery tunics, producing small secondary corms on long slender stolons. Leaves sword-shaped, thickened in the midline, 5-12mm wide. Flowers bright red, the lower tepals yellow or green, in 5-8 strongly inclined flower spike. Dorsal tepal largest, elongate and spoon shaped, upper lateral tepals held erect, lower tepals small, directed forward.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 22