Gladiolus saccatus


Quick Characteristics:

Flower Colors: red
Climate: summer or winter rain climates
 

Gladiolus saccatus (Klatt) Goldblatt & M.P.de Vos ,formerly known as Anomalesia saccata or Antholyza saccata, extends from the western Cape of South Africa into Namibia. It is found in both summer and winter rainfall areas. It has bright red flowers and is pollinated by birds. This one was growing alongside the road in Namaqualand. Photo #1 taken August 2001 by Mary Sue Ittner. The second photo was taken by Rod Saunders.

Gladiolus saccatus, Mary Sue IttnerGladiolus saccatus, Rod Saunders

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