Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Disa tenuifolia

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 Disa tenuifolia


Mountain seeps, often in moss, in the zone of the south-easter clouds


500 to 1800m

Flowering time

November to January often after fire


A slender plant up to 30cm. Leaves dimorphic (two different forms), with basal tuft of leaves narrow and grass-like, and stem leaves broader. Inflorescence lax, with 1-10 bright yellow flowers in loose spike. Lip pendent and linear, dorsal sepal with an obsolete spur. tenuifolia meaning 'thin or slender', refers to the grass-like basal leaves.

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2017 / 3 / 26