Freesia verrucosa (B.Vogel) Goldblatt & J.C.Manning

Branching Gladiolus (Bot. Repos.)


Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Freesia

Category: Bulb

Description: 

From Bot. Repos. (Gladiolus polystachiusus) What contributes much to the value of this plant is, that it continues in flower at least two months, from the beginning of June till the end of July...

History: 

Published in Syst. Bot. 20(2): 171 in 1995.

Basionym Ixia verrucosa B.Vogel

Synonym Gladiolus polystachiusus Andrews.

Native to South Africa.

From Bot. Repos. (Gladiolus polystachiusus) Although plentiful at the Cape, it has not been long an inhabitant of this clime; having flowered for the first time in the year 1797...


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