Gladiolus dalenii Van Geel
subsp. dalenii (yellow form)

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Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii (yellow form)

Picture: Helen Pickering
Along the rim opposite the Victoria Falls over the Knife edge bridge

Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii (yellow form)

Picture: Helen Pickering
Along the rim of the Falls

Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii (yellow form)

Katanga Province, DRC
Jan 2008
Photo: Jos Stevens

Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii (yellow form)

Katanga Province, DRC
Jan 2008
Photo: Jos Stevens

Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii (yellow form)

Katanga Province, DRC
Nov 2007
Photo: Jos Stevens

Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii (yellow form)

Katanga Province, DRC
Oct 2007
Photo: Jos Stevens

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Synonyms: Gladiolus psittacinus Hook. f.
Common names:
Frequency: Locally common
Status: Native
Description:
A bright yellow form of G. dalenii subsp. dalenii, found in the Victoria Falls area and formerly called Gladiolus psittacinus Hook. f. Such forms are now considered synonyms of G. dalenii.
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Habitat: At the edge of the gorge in sprayzone grassland on basalt rock.
Altitude range: 890 m (approx)
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Worldwide distribution: In the sprayzone of the Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): S
Zambian distribution (Provinces):
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Content last updated: Wednesday 19 April 2017
Literature:

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

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii (yellow form)

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): 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 (yellow form).
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=175860, retrieved 12 December 2017

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