Gladiolus cuspidatus Jacq.


Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Gladiolus

Description: 

Gladiolus with leaves that are linearly sword-shaped and smooth; blossom gaping ; segments very long, tapered to the point, waved and nearly equal, the three lower in the middle have an oblong spot. (Bot. Repos.)

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History: 

Published in Icon. Pl. Rar. 2: 5, t. 257 in 1786.

Also published in Bot. Repos. 3: 147 in 1801.

Synonym of Gladiolus undulatus L.


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