Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Gladiolus carmineus


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 Gladiolus carmineus   Gladiolus carmineus
 Gladiolus carmineus   Gladiolus carmineus
 Gladiolus carmineus

Habitat

Coastal sandstone cliffs and rocks.

Altitude

Flowering time

February to April

Description

Plants 30-50cm high. Corm globose with papery tunics. Leaves produced after flowering, sword shaped, bluish-green in colour, midrib slightly thickened, 8-10mm wide. Flowers deep pink to carmine, with white markings on the lower tepals, in 2-6 flowered spike. Perianth tube funnel-shaped 30-35mm long. Outer tepals larger than the inner. From Latin: gladiolus, small sword = shape of leaves

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2017 / 3 / 27