Gladiolus blandus Aiton


Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Gladiolus

Description: 

Gladiolus with linearly lance-shaped, strongly nerved, smooth leaves ; flowers grow in spikes all from one side of the stem, white, and very large ; the three lower segments of the limb are spotted; summits nearly two-lobed. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Hortus Kew. 1: 64 in 1789.

Also published in Bot. Repos. 2: 99 in 1800.

Synonym of Gladiolus carneus D.Delaroche.


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