Observations in the Species: Gladiolus carinatus

English Name: Blou Afrikaner or Blou-Aandblom or Blue Africander or Blue Afrikaner or Mauve Afrikander

Synonyms also shown: Gladiolus superans, Gladiolus nivenii, Gladiolus tenellus, Gladiolus recurvus

Gladiolus carinatus

Gladiolus carinatus
By: rudi@capenature
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Location: Goukamma Nature Reserve
Observed on: 19th August 2010
Added to iSpot: 10th February 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 2
Description: Sandy soils

Gladiolus carinatus dt

Gladiolus carinatus dt
By: outramps
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Location: Dune Molerat Reserve
Observed on: 9th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 13th December 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
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Description: Cormous geophyte, 30--60 cm, tunics fibrous, stem base mottled. Leaves linear, midrib prominent. Flowers bilabiate, blue to violet or yellow, occasionally pink, fragrant.

Gladiolus

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By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge Common
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Location: Riversong Farm near Tadpole Pools
Observed on: 20th August 2011
Added to iSpot: 2nd November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
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Description: Lots growing along gravel roads and paths at Riversong. Tall - about 50 cm.

Gladiolus

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Location: 1 Kleynhagelkraal base LHH
Observed on: 22nd September 2013
Added to iSpot: 28th September 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Gladiolus

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By: vanrensk
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Location: N2, between Caledon and Riversonderend
Observed on: 22nd September 2013
Added to iSpot: 23rd September 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Gladiolus Sp

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Location: Fynbos trail
Observed on: 9th September 2013
Added to iSpot: 14th September 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Gladiolus

Gladiolus
By: Gerhard MalanGerhard Malan's reputation in PlantsGerhard Malan's reputation in PlantsGerhard Malan's reputation in Plants
Location: R365, Citrusdal
Observed on: 20th July 2009
Added to iSpot: 1st September 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Gladiolus

Gladiolus
By: Gerhard MalanGerhard Malan's reputation in PlantsGerhard Malan's reputation in PlantsGerhard Malan's reputation in Plants
Location: Old N1 Rd, Worcester
Observed on: 25th September 2007
Added to iSpot: 1st September 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Gladiolus

Gladiolus
By: Gerhard MalanGerhard Malan's reputation in PlantsGerhard Malan's reputation in PlantsGerhard Malan's reputation in Plants
Location: R45, Paarl
Observed on: 27th July 2009
Added to iSpot: 1st September 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Gladiolus carinatus dt

Gladiolus carinatus dt
By: outramps
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Location: Goukamma Nature Reserve
Observed on: 19th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 28th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Cormous geophyte, 30--60 cm, tunics fibrous, stem base mottled. Leaves linear, midrib prominent. Flowers bilabiate, blue to violet or yellow, occasionally pink, fragrant.

Gladiolus carinatus ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Goukamma Nature Reserve*
Observed on: 19th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 26th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 2

Gladiolus carinatus dt

Gladiolus carinatus dt
By: outramps
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Location: Dune Molerat Reserve
Observed on: 9th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: Cormous geophyte, 30--60 cm, tunics fibrous, stem base mottled. Leaves linear, midrib prominent. Flowers bilabiate, blue to violet or yellow, occasionally pink, fragrant.

Purply blue glad

Purply blue glad
By: Stevo
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Cape Columbine West coast
Observed on: 17th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 19th August 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Gladiolus carinatus

Gladiolus carinatus
By: Nicky
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)Succulent Society of South Africa
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Location: Goukamma Reserve
Observed on: 19th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 13th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Plant about 0.6m tall

Gladiolus

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By: gregnicolson
Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative
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Location: R399, Velddrif
Observed on: 9th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 12th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Gladiolus carinatus

Gladiolus carinatus
By: Nicky
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Location: Dune Molerat Trail
Observed on: 9th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 11th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 1
Description: Plants about 0.5m tall.

Gladiolus carinatus

 Gladiolus carinatus
By: Nicky
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Location: Dune Molerat Trail
Observed on: 9th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 10th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0
Description: Plants abouy 0.5m tall

Life after fire Cederburg

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By: jamescooper
City of Cape Town Biodiversity Management Branch
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Location: R364, West Coast DC
Observed on: 20th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 5th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Gladiolus carinatus

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By: carina l
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Location: Plot Sir Lowry's Pass
Observed on: 2nd August 2013
Added to iSpot: 2nd August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0
Description: Delicate plant about 30 cm high. Very strong sweet fragrance. One narrow leaf - about 2 mm - about as high as the flower spike. Unfortunately no more detail of leaf or base of leaf. Will take notes next time. The visible part of the flower is about 35 mm long.

Iris

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By: clarissa
City of Cape Town Biodiversity Management Branch
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Location: R27, Cape Farms
Observed on: 26th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 30th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

gladiolus

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By: carina l
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Location: Plot Somerset West
Observed on: 9th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 29th July 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Cross section of a leaf (eaten by something) shows H shape. Which species have leaves like this? Could this be Gladiolus recurvus?

Gladiolus carinatus

Gladiolus carinatus
By: outrampsmarge
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Location: Goukamma NR
Observed on: 19th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 25th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Cormous geophyte, 30-60cms, tunics fibrous, stem base mottled. 3 leaves linear,foliage leaves has prominent midrib. Flowers bilabiate, blue to violet or yellow

Dune flower

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By: KobusKobus's reputation in PlantsKobus's reputation in Plants
Location: Tweede Mosselbank
Observed on: 22nd July 2013
Added to iSpot: 23rd July 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Purple Glad

Purple Glad
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Block A13b Tokai Park
Observed on: 16th August 2010
Added to iSpot: 16th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Blou Afrikaner

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Bloubergstrand Melkbosstrand area
Observed on: 5th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 5th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 1
Description: About 65cm. Leaves with thickened mid-rib. Growing in deep dune sand.

Gladiolus recurvus

Gladiolus recurvus
By: Douglas Euston-BrownPlants expert
Location: Slanghoek Valley
Observed on: 27th June 2013
Added to iSpot: 30th June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 3
Description: Whole plant about 40 cm tall, one or two rolled leaves 10-15 cm long. In damp seepage next to stream.

Gladioli?

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By: Dagmar Gleiss
Mountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: Darling
Observed on: 17th September 2006
Added to iSpot: 12th April 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 2

Gladiolus carinatus

Gladiolus carinatus
By: Elzanneb
City of Cape Town Biodiversity Management Branch
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Location: Dassenberg Rd, Malmesbury Farms
Observed on: 16th August 2011
Added to iSpot: 21st January 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Afrikaaner

Afrikaaner
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Uitkamp Wetlands
Observed on: 22nd June 2012
Added to iSpot: 20th November 2012
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

september 2012 658

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By: Douglas Euston-BrownPlants expert
Location: R43, Ceres
Observed on: 4th September 2012
Added to iSpot: 20th September 2012
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1

Gladiolus

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By: Patrick Lane
Cape NatureCedarberg ConservancyCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Oeloff Bergh St, Redelinghuys
Observed on: 11th September 2012
Added to iSpot: 18th September 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Gladiolus gracilis

Gladiolus gracilis
By: Janeen Nichols
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Location: 6, Osborne St
Observed on: 6th September 2012
Added to iSpot: 7th September 2012
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 2
Comments: 5

Gladiolus gracilis

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Location: 13, Parade Ring Rd
Observed on: 22nd August 2012
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2012
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Gladiolus carinatus

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Location: R366, Velddrif
Observed on: 18th August 2012
Added to iSpot: 21st August 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Several colour variations along the same sandy incline near Redelingshuys (see photos - bright pink one excluded.)

Gladiolus carinatus

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By: outrampsmarge
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Location: Herold
Observed on: 3rd August 2012
Added to iSpot: 5th August 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1
Description: Cormous geophyte, 30--60 cm, tunics fibrous, stem base mottled. Leaves linear, midrib prominent. Flowers bilabiate, blue to violet or yellow, occasionally pink, fragrant. Aug.--Sept. Sandstone slopes or deep coastal sands

Gladiolus carinatus ?

Gladiolus carinatus Table View (2)
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Location: Table View
Observed on: 30th June 2012
Added to iSpot: 29th July 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1
Description: Not sure about this at all. It has a mottled cataphyll - See pic 3, but the leaves don't look round in cross section to me. Just off the non-sea side of the dunes at Table View, on very sandy soil.

IRIDACEAE Gladiolus carinatus stem

IRIDACEAE Gladiolus carinatus stem
By: Jannie Groenewald
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Buffeljagsrivier
Observed on: 22nd December 2009
Added to iSpot: 12th July 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Gladiolus carinatus

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By: Patrick Lane
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Location: Algeria
Observed on: 12th July 2012
Added to iSpot: 12th July 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 5

Gladiolus recurvus

Gladiolus recurvus
By: mark1985
City of Cape Town Biodiversity Management Branch
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Location: 66, Reservoir Rd
Observed on: 29th June 2012
Added to iSpot: 3rd July 2012
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Gladiolus recurvus

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By: hwittridge
City of Cape Town Biodiversity Management Branch
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Location: 68, Reservoir Rd
Observed on: 26th June 2012
Added to iSpot: 26th June 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Gladiolus recurvus

Gladiolus recurvus
By: Ismail
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Napier triangle commonage
Observed on: 28th July 2010
Added to iSpot: 13th June 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Gladiolus carinatus

Gladiolus carinatus
By: Stuart ShearerStuart Shearer's reputation in PlantsStuart Shearer's reputation in PlantsStuart Shearer's reputation in Plants
Location: Greyton Commonage
Observed on: 20th August 2008
Added to iSpot: 13th June 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Yellow form.

IRIDACEAE Gladiolus carinatus

IRIDACEAE Gladiolus carinatus
By: Jannie Groenewald
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Buffeljagsrivier
Observed on: 22nd December 2009
Added to iSpot: 7th May 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Gladiolus hyalinus

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By: Patrick Lane
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Location: N7, Turn off to Algeria
Observed on: 31st July 2011
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2011
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Shale

Gladiolus carinatus

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By: Ismail
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Location: Riverlands Nature Reserve
Observed on: 11th September 2011
Added to iSpot: 24th October 2011
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 5
Comments: 7

Gladiolus recurvus

Gladiolus recurvus (4)
By: Janeen Nichols
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersFriends of Silvermine Nature AreaIndigenous Bulb Association of South Africa
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Location: R46, Ceres
Observed on: 3rd September 2011
Added to iSpot: 29th September 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Blou Afrikaner

Blou Afrikaner
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Riverlands Nature Reserve
Observed on: 11th September 2011
Added to iSpot: 14th September 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Blue Afrikaner

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By: Vergenoegd
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Location: 6, Kramat Rd
Observed on: 10th September 2011
Added to iSpot: 13th September 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Gladiolus carinatus

Gladiolus carinatus
By: Janeen Nichols
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersFriends of Silvermine Nature AreaIndigenous Bulb Association of South Africa
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Location: Riverlands Nature Reserve
Observed on: 11th September 2011
Added to iSpot: 12th September 2011
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

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