Gladiolus fourcadei


Quick Characteristics:

Flower Colors: patterned
Climate: winter rain climate
 

Gladiolus fourcadei (L.Bolus) Goldblatt & M.P.de Vos, syn. Homoglossum fourcadei (L.Bolus) N.E.Br, syn. Antholyza fourcadei L.Bolus, grows in a variety of soils in the Uniondale district of the Southern Cape. It has small, greenish yellow flowers with reddish veins and spots. This species is endangered, and reportedly now grows in only a single location threatened by overgrazing. The first photo was taken by Rod Saunders and the next three by Mary Sue Ittner.

Gladiolus fourcadei, Rod SaundersGladiolus fourcadei, Mary Sue IttnerGladiolus fourcadei, Mary Sue IttnerGladiolus fourcadei, Mary Sue Ittner

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