Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Disa racemosa

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 Disa racemosa   Disa racemosa


Swampy areas and sandstone seeps


Sea level to 1200m

Flowering time

November to December mainly after fire


Plants up to 1 metre tall, erect. Radical (arising from base of stem)leaves narrowly lanceolate, grading into cauline leaves. Inflorescence with 2-8 lax pink flowers with darker veins. Dorsal sepal is dish-shaped with an obsolete spur, lateral sepals 15-25mm long. racemosa refers to the inflorescence, the flowers borne in racemes, ie. opening along a central stalk from bottom up

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 22