Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Disa cylindrica

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 Disa cylindrica   Disa cylindrica
 Disa cylindrica   Disa cylindrica


Widespread in W. and S. Cape from sea-level to 1200m in damp or swampy places often occuring in large populations


Sea level to 1200m

Flowering time

Flowering from October to December after fire


Plants slender and erect, up to 50cm with cauline (arising from the stem), strap-shaped leaves grading into the floral bracts. The inflorescence is cylindrical with numerous overlapping green, sweet-scented flowers. Bracts as tall as the flowers. The spur is saccate (pouch-shaped).

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 26