Species within a genus

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GLADIOLUS (La)
Gladiolus(Le) Afrikaner Pypie
Family: IRIDACEAE
gladius, = a sword; -olus, = diminutive. gladiolus, = a small sword. (a small sword; shape of the leaves)
(ld, BL, Le)
Gladiolus acuminatus (La)

Location: (F)
acuo, = to make sharp or pointed, to sharpen, whet; acumen, acuminis, = a point; -inus, = indicates possession or likeness; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (acuminate; tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narow point, sharpened)
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus alatus (La)
Turkey-chick(Wf) Kalkoentjie(PS) Kipkippie Rooikalkoentjie
Location: (F, K)
ala, = a wing; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. alatus, = furnished with wings, winged. (winged; having a thin broad margin)
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus blommesteinii

Location: (K)
For a G. van Blommestein.**
(Ch)
Gladiolus brevifolius (La)
Herfspypie(PS) Painted Lady Ruikpypie
Location: (F, K)
brevis, = short, little, of small extent; small, narrow; low; brief; folium, = a leaf. (short leaves)
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus brevitubus (La)
Little Salmon Tube (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
brevis, = short, little, of small extent; small, narrow; low; brief; tubus, = a pipe, tube. (short corolla)
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus bullatus (La)
Caledon Bluebell (PS)
Location: (F, K)
bulla, = any object swelling up and thus becoming round; a bubble; a knob; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. bullatus, = inflated, furnished with a boss or stud; studded. (bubbled)
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus cardinalis (G)
Nuwejaarsblom(PS) Waterfall Lily
Location: (K)
cardia, = the heart; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. (cardinal red)
(LS, BL)
Gladiolus carinatus (La)
Blue Afrikaner(Wf) Blou-aandblom(PS)
Location: (F, K)
carina,= the keel of a ship; of objects of similar form, of the shells of nuts; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (keeled, ridged)
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus carmineus (La)
Bergpypie(PS) Hermanus Cliff-gladiolus
Location: (F, K)
carmesinus, carminus, = a beautiful red or crimson pigment obtained from cochineal; -eus, =indicates material or colour resemblance in quality.
(Ox, BL)
Gladiolus carneus (La)
Painted Lady(PS)
Location: (F, K)
caro, carnis, = flesh; -eus, = indicates material or colour or resemblance in quality. carneus, = of flesh. (flesh-coloured)
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus cunonius
Cockscomb Gladiolus(Wf) Suikerkannetjie(PS)
Location: (F, K)
For Johann Christian Cuno (1708-1780).**
(Ch)
Gladiolus debilis (La, G)
Little Painted Lady(PS) Lesser Painted Lady(Wf)
Location: (F, K)
debilis, = unmanageable, wanting in flexibility or activity; lame, disabled, crippled, infirm, feeble, frail, weak. (weak) cochlos, = a shellfish with a spiral shell; snail shell; coclea, cochlea, = a snail, a snail-shell; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. cocleatus, cochleatus, = spiral or screw-formed.
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus gracilis (La)
Blue Pipe(Wf) Bloupypie(PS) Sandpypie
Location: (F, K)
gracilis, gracilus, = thin, slight, slender, slim, meagre, lean; simple, plain, unadorned; -ilis, = indicates capacity or ability. Hence a property or quality. (thin, slender)
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus grandiflorus (La)

Location: (F)
grandis, = full-grown, large, great, full, abundant; (large, great, big, tall, lofty) flos, floris, = a blossom, flower.
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus hirsutus (La)
Lapmuis (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
hirsutus, = rough, shaggy, bristly, prickly, hirsute; (hirsute, covered with fairly coarse and stiff long erect or ascending straight hairs)
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus hyalinus (G)
Kliplelie(PS) Small Brown-Afrikaner
Location: (K)
hyalos, = a clear transparent stone, of which the Egyptians made cases to enclose their mummies; oriental alabaster; also crystal, amber; (glass) -inus, = indicating material or colour, hence possession or resemblance. (hyaline, colourless and transparent; literally ‘of glass or crystal’)
(LS, BL)
Gladiolus liliaceus (La)
Aandpypie(PS) Grootbruinafrikaner Ribbokblom
Location: (K)
lilium, = a lily; -aceus, = indicates resemblance. liliaceus, = of or from lilies.
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus maculatus (La)
Kleinbruinafrikaner(PS) Small Brown Afrikander
Location: (F, K)
macula, = a spot, mark, stain; blot, blemish, mole; (spot, blotch, mesh of network) -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (spotted, blotched)
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus martleyi

Location: (F, K)
For J.F. Martley.**
(Ch)
Gladiolus nerineoides (G)

Location: (K)
Nerine.** (q.v.); -oides, = like, resembling, having the form or nature of.
(BL)
Gladiolus permeabilis subsp. permeabilis (La)
Patrysuintjie(PS)
Location: (K)
permeo, = to go or pass through, to cross, traverse; -bilis, -abilis, = indicates capacity or ability. permeabilis, = that can be passed through, passable.
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus priorii
Rooi-afrikaner (Sw)
Location: (F, K)
For Richard C. Prior, born Alexander (1809-1902).**
(Ch)
Gladiolus punctulatus var. punctulatus [Now G. hirsutus] (La)
Lapmuis(PS)
Location: (K)
pungo, = to prick, puncture; to sting; vex, grieve, trouble, disturb, afflict, mortify, annoy; punctus, punctum, = pricked in, like a point; that which is pricked or pricked in, a point, small hole, puncture; small spot; (point, position, dot, small spot) -ulus, = diminutive. punctulum, = a slight prick; a small point; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (minutely dotted)
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus subcaeruleus (La)

Location: (F, K)
sub, = under, below, beneath, underneath; a little, somewhat, rather, slightly; (below, under, approaching, almost, somewhat, not completely, a little) coerula, caeruleus, caerulus, = dark-coloured, dark blue, dark green, cerulean, azure; the sea, the blue surface of the sea; (azure blue, especially the deep blue of the Mediterranian sky at midday; [poetic from caelulium, from caelum, = the sky, heaven, the heavens) -eus, = indicates material or colour or resemblance in quality.
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus tristis (La)
Marsh Afrikaner(PS) Reebokblom(Wf) Trumpeter
Location: (F)
tristis,= sad, sorrowful, mournful, dejected, melancholy, disconsolate, trist; gloomy, melancholy, stern, harsh. (sad, dull-coloured)
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus undulatus (La)
Rooibontpypie(PS) Vleipypie
Location: (K)
undo, = to rise in waves or surges, to throw up waves, to surge, swell; to wave, undulate; -ulus, = diminutive; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. undulatus, = diversified as with waves, undulated. (undulated)
(ld, BL)
Gladiolus vaginatus (La)

Location: (F)
vagina, = a scabbard, sheath; the covering, sheath, holder of any thing; the sheath of an ear of grai, the hull, husk; (in botany occasionally the petiole embraces the branch from which it springs, and in such cases is said to be sheathing; and is even called a sheath or vagina as in grasses) -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (sheathed)
(ld, Ox, BL)
Gladiolus vigilans (La)

Location: (K)
vigilo, vigilans, = to watch, i.e. to be or keep awake at night; not to sleep, be wakeful.
(ld)