Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school


Gladiolus illyricus


Is a lily, common in the southeast of the Iberian Peninsula. Is characterized by: the bearing of a perennial herb, bulbous; leaves alternate; pink to purple flowers in unilateral spike, consisting of six tepals fused below in a short tube, with three stamens, and a fruit capsule with winged seeds.


It inhabits grasslands and rocky areas, and is used to decorate altars of the Virgin in the month of May.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

The MnMs
Spotted by
The MnMs

Torrevieja, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Spotted on Apr 19, 2012
Submitted on Apr 19, 2012

Related Spottings

Gladiolus Gladiolus Gladiolus Gladiolus

Nearby Spottings

House Sparrow Manzanilla silvestre Cretan viper's bugloss Eruca vesicaria
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team