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Gladiolus venustus

Gladiolus venustus


Cormous geophyte of about 40cm. Leaves linear or curved. Flowers (August to October) two-lipped, tepals green-yellow with purple tips, fragrant.

Distribution in the Hex

Clay and gravel flats of De Doorns Renosterveld Karoo.


  • 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.