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De Vlugt Jackalskraal Gladiolus fourcadei c 0810ah

Observed: 15th September 2010 By: outramps
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGarden Route Botanical GardenMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsProtea Atlas Project
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De Vlugt Jackalskraal Gladiolus fourcadei c 0810ah
Description:

Cormous geophyte 40 to 60cms high. Flowers red or yellow-green. It is Critically Endangered because of loss of habitat to farming and development

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Vinny's picture

Beautiful species!

Not fond of the garden hybrids but this is a stunner - up there with the orchids! :)

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South African website

Please note that there is a southern African iSpot at http://za.ispot.org.uk where you are likely to get faster and more accurate identification of local species.