Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Disa vaginata

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 Disa vaginata   Disa vaginata


Isolated plants or small populations can occur in dry stony soil or in damp, mossy rock crevices.


300 to 1300m

Flowering time

November to December


Plants slender up to 20cm tall. Leaves clustered basally, remainder almost entirely sheathing the stem, grading into the floral bracts. Inflorescence sub-corymbose, with 3-10 rose-pink flowers with darker spots on lateral sepals and petals. Spur slender 5-6mm long, lip oblanceolate and slightly notched. vaginata meaning 'sheathed', refers to the sheathing leaves of the stem

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2017 / 3 / 22