Oman Botanic Garden
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IRIDACEAE

(العربية) Gladiolus italicus

Gladiolus italicus

A perennial herb, up to 1m. Leaves: Alternate, lance-shaped with entire margins. Flowers: Up to 12 pink flowers borne on one side of the stem. Fruit: A round capsule between two bracts. Seeds round. Flowering period: February to April. Habitat: Grows on the edge of cultivated fields and terraces in Northern of Oman including Musandam. Altitude: 1330-1500m.

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