Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Disa bolusiana


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 Disa bolusiana   Disa bolusiana
 Disa bolusiana   Disa bolusiana
 Disa bolusiana   Disa bolusiana
 Disa bolusiana

Habitat

Exposed ridges in gravelly soils in full sunlight

Altitude

Sea level to 1000m

Flowering time

December to January, sometimes earlier

Description

Plants up to 30cm tall. Lower 2-5 leaves narrowly oblong, grading into the sheathing upper leaves. Inflorescence occasionally secund (flowers arranged apparently in one row along the side). Flowers lime-green in colour sometimes tinted red. Bracts with venation visible. Spur slender, acute, 16-22mm long. Can be confused with D. comosa, usually only reliably identified by leaf characteristics. bolusiana after Harry Bolus (1834-1911), founder of Herbarium at University of Cape Town, and expert on South African orchids and ericas

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2017 / 3 / 22