Gladiolus caryophyllaceus (Burm.f) Poir.

Pink Trumpet Flower, Pink Wild Gladiolus


Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Gladiolus

Category: Bulb

Description: 

Pink flowers. Linear foliage.

History: 

Published in Encycl. (J. Lamarck et al.) suppl 2: 795 in 1812.

Basionym Antholyza caryophyllaceus Burm.f

Synonym Gladiolus roseus Andrews

Native to South Africa and naturalized in Australia.

From Bot. Repos. (Gladiolus roseus) This most beautiful species of Gladiolus, is but of very recent date in England; in the year 1795 it was seen first to blow here...

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