Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Disa bivalvata


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 Disa bivalvata   Disa bivalvata
 Disa bivalvata   Disa bivalvata


Habitat

Slight seepages and mountain slopes

Altitude

From sea-level to 2000m

Flowering time

Flowers m September to January often in large colonies, usually after fire

Description

A perennial up to 40cm, leaves linear to lanceolate and cauline(arising from the stem). Often confused with Disa atricapilla but Disa bivalvata is recognized by the shape and colour of its lateral sepals which are white. The inflorescence is corymbose (flat topped) with up to 30 flowers, the sepals white and the petals and lip maroon, the spur is obsolete. Disa more than likely named after legendary Swedish queen Disa

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2017 / 3 / 26