Gladiolus crassifolius Baker (Mt Gorongosa form)

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Gladiolus crassifolius

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa

Gladiolus crassifolius

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa

Gladiolus crassifolius

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa

Gladiolus crassifolius

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa

Gladiolus crassifolius

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa

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Frequency: Locally frequent
Status: Native
Description:
See here for general details. This form on the higher grassland plateaus of Mt Gorongosa is quite distinct. The flowers consistently are a different creamy yellowish colour, darker yellow on the lower tepals with purple-brown nectar guides. It was, however, confirmed to be G. crassifolius by Peter Goldblatt, one of the leading authorities on this genus.
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Habitat: Montane grassland
Altitude range: 1600 - 1800 m
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Worldwide distribution: This form appears to be unique to the highlands of Mt Gorongosa, Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Content last updated: Friday 17 August 2012
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Gladiolus crassifolius
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Gladiolus crassifolius
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Gladiolus crassifolius
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Gladiolus crassifolius
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Gladiolus crassifolius
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Gladiolus crassifolius
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Gladiolus crassifolius
iNaturalist: Gladiolus crassifolius
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Gladiolus crassifolius
JSTOR Plant Science: Gladiolus crassifolius
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Gladiolus crassifolius
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Gladiolus crassifolius
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Gladiolus crassifolius
Plants of the World Online: Gladiolus crassifolius
Tropicos: Gladiolus crassifolius
Wikipedia: Gladiolus crassifolius


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Gladiolus crassifolius .
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=199730, retrieved 5 December 2020

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