Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Gladiolus acuminatus

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 Gladiolus acuminatus   Gladiolus acuminatus


Stony clay soils



Flowering time

August to September


Plants 25-50cm high. Corm ovoid with tunics of firm, wiry fibres. Leaves linear, midribs slightly thickened, 1-1.5mm wide. Flowers greenish-yellow, fragrant. Perianth tube 16-30mm long. Tepals recurving, the dorsal largest, the lower arching downwards. From Latin: gladiolus, small sword = shape of leaves. Acuminatus : tapering to a point = shape of leaves

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 27