Gladiolus virescens

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Gladiolus virescens


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. Gladiolus
Sectio: G. sect. Hebea
Species: Gladiolus virescens


Gladiolus virescens Thunb., 1811


  • Heterotypic
    • Gladiolus luridus Hornem., Hort. Bot. Hafn., Suppl. 1: 113 (1819).
    • Gladiolus luteus Klatt, Linnaea 32: 694 (1864), nom. illeg.
    • Gladiolus pulchellus Klatt, Linnaea 32: 693 (1864), nom. illeg.
    • Gladiolus bicolor Baker, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 16: 178 (1877), nom. illeg.
    • Hebea pulchella Eckl. ex Baker, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 16: 178 (1877).
    • Gladiolus templemanii Klatt, Trans. S. African Philos. Soc. 3: 196 (1885).
    • Gladiolus virescens var. lepidus G.J.Lewis, J. S. African Bot., Suppl. 10: 153 (1972).
    • Gladiolus virescens var. roseovenosus G.J.Lewis, J. S. African Bot., Suppl. 10: 154 (1972).


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

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


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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


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