Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Disperis villosa

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 Disperis villosa   Disperis villosa


Clay or granite soils


20 to 210m

Flowering time

August to October


Plants slender to 10cm tall, rarely more. Stem short-haired with two elliptical leaves fringed with hairs. Flowers 1-4, yellowish-green in colour. Dorsal sepal horizontal with deep sac-like hood. Lateral sepals with a pouch in the upper half. Spurs saccate. Sometimes with a strong, sweet scent. villosa meaning 'soft-haired' and referring to the hairy characteristics of the plant

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 26