study of the origin and development of the cormlet of gladiolus

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The Catholic University of America , Washington, D.C
Gladiolus., Plant morpho
Statementby Sister Mary Joseph Therese Geiger.
LC ClassificationsQK495.G5 G4 1929
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6732143M
LC Control Number29019104

Get this from a library. A study of the origin and development of the cormlet of gladiolus. [Mary Joseph Therese Geiger, Sister.]. Excerpt from Gladiolus Studies, Vol. 1: Botany, History, and Evolution of the Gladiolus All the varieties included in these studies have been tested for more than one season, and thus a more satisfactory estimate of the merits of each variety has been obtained than Author: Alvin Casey Beal.

the book Corms published in said, " All the world are raising seedling gladiolus." Entire new strains were being developed in the last century, with many hybridizers keeping their crosses secret, as selling, trading, profit and pride were at stake.

Before we move onto the more modem glads of today, I would like to say that the AfricanFile Size: KB. Gladiolus – History The gladiolus is a common genus of flowers native primarily to Africa and growing in a belt str etching from the area around the Mediterranean Sea all the way to the Far East.

It is within this belt that the gladiolus grows naturally and where the climate is the best suited for this kind of flower. Gladiolus are the flowers associated with a fortieth wedding anniversary. "Gladiolus" was the word Frank Neuhauser correctly spelled to win the 1st National Spelling Bee in The Australian comedian and personality Dame Edna Everage's signature flowers are gladiolus, which she refers to as "gladdies".Family: Iridaceae.

production of gladiolus and found that relation 5 hvbrids of spring flowering of gladiolus based on the morphological data which were summarized tar its important bulbous ornamental used 10 shou beautiful displays of flower in polianthes, Dahlia.

gladiolus, Narcissus etc. and they reported a few important points. Gladiolus (from Latin, the diminutive of gladius, a sword) is a genus of perennial bulbous flowering plants in the iris family (). Sometimes called the sword lily, the most widely used English common name for these plants is simply gladiolus (plural gladioli, gladioluses or sometimes gladiolas).

The genus Gladiolus contains about species, of which are native to sub. cultivars, attend a gladiolus show. All the shows are listed in the spring issue of the North American Gladiolus Council Bulletin. There usually is no charge to show glads and prize money to win.

Anyone can enter gladiolus shows. A novice class is usually provided for the first timers and possibly even a youth class for the children. Gladiolus (Gladiolus spp) – an important plant of wild and cultivated flora in the central part of Albania Conference Paper (PDF Available) November.

Start studying Astronomy Chapter 4 The Origin of Modern Astronomy. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Of some species worldwide, the authors recognise in southern Africa, several of which are described and illustrated here for the first time.

The book includes finely executed and botanically detailed line drawings by John Manning. Southern Africa is the center of Gladiolus distribution, & this monumental book is a fitting companion to the author's earlier work on the tropical species.

It is a major work of scholarship, & its superb illustrations are masterpieces of botanical art. Thanks to the support of several foundations, the book has been produced to the very highest standard, & at a remarkable value.

Dividing gladiolus bulbs for planting starts in the fall. Dig up each corm and remove the small cormlets from the bottom. Store them over the winter and plant them in the spring. The cormlets will grow into a plant, but won’t produce a flower this first year.

- Gladiolus is the flower for the month of August. - Genus latin name means "small sword," referring to the shape of the leaves. - The old name for gladiolus was xiphium, of Greek origin, meaning "sword." - Thousands of varieties have been derived from the common gladiolus.

Gladiolus, also called Gladiola, plural Gladioli, Gladiolus, orGladioluses, genus of about species of flowering plants of the iris family (Iridaceae) native to Europe, Africa, and the Mediterranean area and widely cultivated for cut flowers.

The flowering spike, which springs from a bulblike structure, the corm, reaches 60–90 centimetres (2–3 feet) in height with numerous. U.S. 1 consists of gladiolus corms which meet the requirements of U.S. Fancy, except for increased tolerances specified in § U.S.

Fancy Mixture consists of gladiolus corms which meet the requirements of U.S. Fancy, except for rogues. U.S.

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1 Mixture consists of gladiolus corms which meet the requirements of U.S. 1, except for rogues. – The gladiolus not only has roots in the ground, but also in ancient history. Named for their shape and appearance, the term gladiolus stems from the diminutive form of gladius, which means sword in Latin.

Translated literally a gladiolus is a little sword. Gladiolus Dr. Fort Myers, FL Parents and Staff. GLAD Kids Early Learning Center provides early education to all children; while focusing on raising financial support for children of low-income working families.

This program gives children the chance to read, learn and play in a safe environment while their families work to make. There was a time when the gladiolus was the “it” wedding flower of the smart set. When Harriet Pratt (daughter of the then-chairman of Standard Oil) married her sweetheart in at what The New York Times described as “one of the most important weddings” of the season, her bridesmaids were fairly staggering under the weight of gladiolus.

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nitrate (KNO3) etc., although have ability to break dormancy in certain crops, studies on the effect of these chemicals in gladiolus are very meagre. Pre-planting soaking of corms with chemicals was also proved effective in enhancing stock production in gladiolus [3] and Barman and [4].

Hence, an investigation was undertaken to study. Part of the Nato Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 46) Abstract Bulbous plants constitute a group of a very great diversity, as much in their geographical origin as in their biological by: The Plants Database includes the following 11 species of Gladiolus.

Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Native Introduced Native and Introduced. Gladiolus ×colvillei [cardinalis × tristis] gladiolus Gladiolus communis cornflag Gladiolus dalenii.

True, Zone-6 Hardy Byzantine Gladiolus Fabulous, Different, and All But Impossible to Find. Graceful, vibrant, and hardy to the northern reaches of zone 6, the wild Byzantine gladiolus is one of the most exciting plants we’ve ever grown here at Old House Gardens. Yet finding true stock today is all but impossible.

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This book is a work of fiction about the Gladiolus industry in Southwest Florida during the early s. Chug, the son of the owner of the gladiolus farm, is a mean and ruthless man who exploits his workers.

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Go to Studies.Gladiolus (Gladiolus L.) I. Subject These Test Guidelines shall apply to all varieties, hybrids and parental lines of Gladiolus spp. and its cultivars. Hybridization has produced many new varieties which are commercially important for the production of cut-flowers.

II. Plant Material Required 1.