New Year Lily

Scientific Name
Gladiolus cardinalis Curtis
Higher Classification
Common Names
New Year Lily (e), Nuwejaarsafrikaner (a), Nuwejaarsblom (a), Waterfall Gladiolus (e), Waterfall Lily (e), Watervalblom (a)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
P. Goldblatt & K. Naidoo
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Western Cape
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Population trend
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Gladiolus cardinalis CurtisLeast Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Gladiolus cardinalis CurtisNot Threatened Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Gladiolus cardinalis CurtisRare Hall et al. (1980)

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 1998. Gladiolus in southern Africa. Fernwood Press, Vlaeberg.

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.

Hall, A.V., De Winter, M., De Winter, B. and Van Oosterhout, S.A.M. 1980. Threatened plants of southern Africa. South African National Scienctific Programmes Report 45. CSIR, Pretoria.

Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Lewis, G.J., Obermeyer, A.A. and Barnard, T.T. 1972. Gladiolus: a revision of the South African species. Journal of South African Botany Supplement 10:1-316. Purnell, Cape Town.

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

Goldblatt, P. & Naidoo, K. 2005. Gladiolus cardinalis Curtis. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/04/17

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