Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Disa pillansii

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 Disa pillansii   Disa pillansii


Small populations occur on stream-sides and mossy seeepages on cliff-faces in the south-easter cloud zone


600 to 1500m

Flowering time

October to December


Plants slender up to 30cm tall. Leaves arising close to base of stem and sheathing stem leaves. Inflorescence corymbose (flat-topped) to sub-corymbose with 2-10 flowers purplish-pink, petals lilac below and yellow barred with purple above. Spur obsolete. Lip linear to lorate (strap-shaped). pillansii after Neville Pillans (1884-1964), specialist in Rutaceae and Restionaceae

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 29