Gladiolus saundersii

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Gladiolus saundersii


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 saundersii


Gladiolus saundersii Hook.f., 1870


  • Heterotypic
    • Gladiolus spectabilis Baker, Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 4: 1006 (1904).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Hooker, W.J. 1870. Curtis’s botanical magazine, comprising the plants of the Royal Gardens of Kew, and of other botanical establishments in Great Britain; with suitable descriptions. Vol. XCVI [= Vol. XXVI of the third series.] |Pp, 5813–5877, Lovell Reeve, London. BHL Reference page. : 96: t. 5873

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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