Gladiolus debilis

Gladiolus debilis
Gladiolus debilis


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Iridaceae
Subfamilia: Crocoideae
Tribus: Gladioleae
Genus: Gladiolus
Subgenus: G. subg. Ophiolyza
Sectio: G. sect. Homoglossum
Species: Gladiolus debilis


Gladiolus debilis Ker Gawl., 1825


  • Heterotypic
    • Gladiolus cochleatus Sweet, Brit. Fl. Gard. 5: t. 140 (1832).
    • Geissorhiza albens E.Mey. in J.F.Drège, Zwei Pflanzengeogr. Dokum.: 187 (1843), not validly publ.
    • Gladiolus lambda Klatt, Linnaea 32: 708 (1864).
    • Gladiolus debilis var. cochleatus (Sweet) G.J.Lewis, J. S. African Bot., Suppl. 10: 186 (1972).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • SW. Cape Prov.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary referencesEdit

Additional referencesEdit

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page


Vernacular namesEdit

English: little painted lady
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