Gladiolus recurvus

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Gladiolus recurvus


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Iridaceae
Subfamilia: Crocoideae
Tribus: Gladioleae
Genus: Gladiolus
Subgenus: G. subg. Ophiolyza
Sectio: G. sect. Homoglossum
Species: Gladiolus recurvus


Gladiolus recurvus L. (1767)



G. × delicatus – G. × herbertianus


  • Homotypic
    • Watsonia recurva (L.) Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 43 (1805).
  • Heterotypic
    • Gladiolus punctatus Jacq., Collectanea 4: 160 (1791).
    • Gladiolus violaceus Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 43 (1805).
    • Gladiolus modestus Ingram, Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 90: 9 (1931).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • SW. Cape Prov.

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Linnaeus, C. 1767. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio duodecima, reformata. Tomus 1 (Regnum Animale), Pars 2: 533–1327. Holmiæ [Stockholm]. Impensis Direct Laurentii Salvii. Biblioteca Digital BHL Reference page. : ed 2, 1: 28.

Additional references[edit]

  • 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[edit]

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