Gladiolus aequinoctialis

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Gladiolus aequinoctialis


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Iridaceae
Subfamilia: Crocoideae
Tribus: Gladioleae
Genus: Gladiolus
Species: Gladiolus aequinoctialis
Varieties: G. a. var. aequinoctialis – G. a. var. divina – G. a. var. tomentosus



Gladiolus aequinoctialis Herb., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 28(Misc.): 85 (1842).


  • Homotypic
    • Acidanthera aequinoctialis (Herb.) Baker, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 16: 160 (1877).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Western Africa
      • Cameroon, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Additional references

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page

Vernacular names

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