Gladiolus overbergensis


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Flower Colors: red
 

Gladiolus overbergensis is a rare species found in the southern part of the southwestern Cape. It is reported to be found in sandy loam and fynbos or fynbos-renosterveld. Flowers are bright red with a long perianth tube which could make them adapted for pollination by sunbirds. Past names include Antholyza guthriei and Homoglossum guthriei.

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