Gladiolus dalenii Van Geel
subsp. dalenii

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Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Vumba Rd, nr Nyamheni Rd turnoff

Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Leopard Rock Golf Course, Vumba

Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii

Picture: Neil Crouch
Bundi Plain, near Skeleton Pass, Chimanimani N.P.

Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii

Picture: Neil Crouch
Bundi Plain, near Skeleton Pass, Chimanimani N.P.

Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii

Picture: Petra Ballings
Mt Chinaka, Juliasdale

Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Zambezi National Park

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Synonyms: Gladiolus natalensis Reinw. ex Hook.f.
Gladiolus primulinus Baker
Gladiolus psittacinus Hook. f.
Gladiolus quartinianus A. Rich.
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Description:
A widespread and variable species, the flower colour varying from lemon yellow, orange or red, variously streaked or plain. Some varieties were formerly described as separate species but these are now considered synonyms of G. dalenii.
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Derivation of specific name: dalenii: named after Cornelius Dalen, Dutch botanist and director of the Rotterdam Botanic Garden.
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Flowering time:Dec - May
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,E,C,W
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Literature:

Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Page 70. (Includes a picture).

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 212 - 213. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 310. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 18.

Goldblatt, P. (1993). Iridaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(4) Pages 89 - 93. (Includes a picture).

Goldblatt, P. (1996). Gladiolus in Tropical Africa Timber Press. Portland, Oregon. Pages 207 - 217. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 92.

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

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 21, plates 39 & 40

Pooley, E. (1998). A Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust. Durban. Pages 44 - 45. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 124.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 110.

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Flora of Botswana: Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii
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Flora of Mozambique: Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Gladiolus dalenii
African Plant Database: Gladiolus dalenii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Gladiolus dalenii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Gladiolus dalenii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Gladiolus dalenii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Gladiolus dalenii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Gladiolus dalenii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Gladiolus dalenii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Gladiolus dalenii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Gladiolus dalenii
Ispot Southern Africa: Gladiolus dalenii
JSTOR Plant Science: Gladiolus dalenii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Gladiolus dalenii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Gladiolus dalenii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Gladiolus dalenii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Gladiolus dalenii
Tropicos: Gladiolus dalenii


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=115900, retrieved 29 April 2017

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