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Gladiolus splendens (Sweet) Herb., formerly known as Anomalesia splendens, is found in rocky clay, mostly near streams in the Roggeveld and the Calvinia district. The bright red flowers are formed in a strongly inclined spike. Photos 1 and 2 taken by Mary Sue Ittner near Middelpos September 2006, photo 3 taken by Bob Rutemoeller in a garden in Calvinia. Photo 4 by Uluwehi Knecht. Photo 5 by Nhu Nguyen shows the seeds on a 1 cm square grid.
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