Gladiolus dalenii Van Geel
subsp. dalenii (yellow form)

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Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii (yellow form)

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Area between Devil's Cataract and Main Falls, Victoria Falls National Park.

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Synonyms: Gladiolus psittacinus Hook. f.
Common names:
Frequency: Locally common
Status: Native
A bright yellow form of G. dalenii subsp. dalenii, found in the Victoria Falls area and formerly called Gladiolus psittacinus Hook. f. Such forms are now considered synonyms of G. dalenii.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: At the edge of the gorge in sprayzone grassland on basalt rock.
Altitude range: (metres) 890 m (approx)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: In the sprayzone of the Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: W
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Images last updated: Tuesday 9 August 2016

Pickering, H. & Roe, E. (2009). Wild Flowers of the Victoria Falls Area Helen Pickering, London Page 66. also frontcover (Includes a picture).


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii (yellow form)., retrieved 11 December 2016

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