Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Disa tripetaloides

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 Disa tripetaloides   Disa tripetaloides
 Disa tripetaloides   Disa tripetaloides
 Disa tripetaloides


Banks of streams and damp, mossy mountain slopes


Sea level to 1000m

Flowering time

November to January


Slender plants up to 60cm tall, spreading by stolons to form large groups. The extensive network formed by the stolons may serve as protection against being washed away when rivers flood. Basal leaves narrow and rounded, grading into stem leaves. Inflorescence lax with 7-10 flowers in shades of pink to white, the dorsal sepal often with dark spots. Spur 2-3mm long.

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2017 / 3 / 26