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Gladiolus quadrangulus

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Asparagales > Family: Iridaceae > Genus: Gladiolus

Gladiolus pulcherrimus Gladiolus pulcherrimus

The endangered Gladiolus quadrangulus, flowering in winter in a remnant patch of sandveld fynbos just north of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Gladiolus quadrangulus flowering in spring in a disturbed patch of sandveld at the N1/N7 interchange north of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

 

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