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Gladiolus carinatus

Gladiolus carinatus

blou afrikaner

Cormous geophyte. Leaves linear with clear midrib. Flowers (August to September) have two lips; blue, violet, or yellow; fragrant.

Distribution in the Hex

Sandy flats in Hex River Arid Alluvium Fynbos.


  • Manning, J. & Goldblatt, P. 2012. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 1: the Core Cape flora, Strelitzia 29. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.