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Taxon: Gladiolus ×gandavensis Van Houtte

Genus: Gladiolus section: Ophiolyza
Family: Iridaceae subfamily: Ixioideae tribe: Ixieae
Nomen number: 17563
Place of publication: Fl. Serres Jard. Eur. 1: t. 1. 1845
Comment: = G. dalenii × G. oppositiflorus
Name verified on: 02-Dec-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 06-Nov-2006
No species priority site assigned.


Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: ornamental features   (fide Eur Gard F, for development of hybrid cultivars)

Distributional range:

  • only cultivated


  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. [= Gladiolus Hybriden].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource).
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora. [mentions as G. natalensis × G. oppositiflorus].

Check other web resources for Gladiolus ×gandavensis Van Houtte:

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Gladiolus x gandavensis cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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