Scientific Name
Gladiolus dalenii Van Geel subsp. dalenii
Higher Classification
Gladiolus adlamii Baker, Gladiolus affinis De Wild., Gladiolus angolensis Welw. ex Baker, Gladiolus barnardii G.J.Lewis, Gladiolus boehmii Vaupel, Gladiolus buettneri Pax, Gladiolus caffensis Cufod., Gladiolus calothyrsus Vaupel, Gladiolus coccineus L.Bolus, Gladiolus cooperi Baker, Gladiolus corneus Oliv., Gladiolus dracocephalus Hook.f., Gladiolus fuscoviridis Baker, Gladiolus gallaensis Vaupel, Gladiolus garnieri Klatt, Gladiolus garuanus Vaupel, Gladiolus hockii De Wild., Gladiolus ignescens Bojer ex Baker, Gladiolus kilimandscharicus Pax, Gladiolus leichtlinii Baker, Gladiolus leptophyllus L.Bolus, Gladiolus louwii L.Bolus, Gladiolus luembensis De Wild., Gladiolus luteolus Klatt, Gladiolus natalensis Reinw. ex Hook., Gladiolus newii Baker, Gladiolus pageae L.Bolus, Gladiolus platyphyllus Baker, Gladiolus primulinus Baker, Gladiolus psittacinus Hook.f., Gladiolus psittacinus Hook.f. var. cooperi Baker, Gladiolus quartinianus A.Rich., Gladiolus retrocurvus G.J.Lewis, Gladiolus saltatorum Baker, Gladiolus splendidus Rendle, Gladiolus sulphureus Baker, Gladiolus taylorianus Rendle, Gladiolus tysonii Baker, Watsonia natalensis Eckl.
Common Names
African Gladiolus (e), Isidwi Esibomvu (z), Khahla-e-kholo (ss), Natal Lily (e), Papegaai Gladiolus (a), Udwendweni (z), Uhlakahle (z), Wildeswaardlelie (a)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
W. Foden & L. Potter
This taxon was not selected in any one of four screening processes for highlighting potential taxa of conservation concern for detailed assessment and was hence given an automated status of Least Concern. The Threatened Species Programme is currently systematically completing full assessments for all taxa with an automated status. If you disagree with this taxon's status, please contact the Threatened Species Programme at the link below.
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Gladiolus dalenii Van Geel subsp. dalenii Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)

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.

Foden, W. & Potter, L. 2005. Gladiolus dalenii Van Geel subsp. dalenii. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/04/14

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