Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Gladiolus tristis

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 Gladiolus tristis   Gladiolus tristis



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A tall, stately plant up to 1,5 m tall with two to four narrow, linear leaves (as tall as the inflorescence) that have thickened margins and are spirally twisted in the upper half. The flowers become strongly fragrant in the evenings and are yellow to green, sometimes with dark stripes on the three upper lobes. This species grows in marshy areas and on stream banks.

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2017 / 3 / 29