Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Disa bracteata

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 Disa bracteata   Disa bracteata
 Disa bracteata   Disa bracteata
 Disa bracteata


Coastal fynbos, especially in areas of mild disturbance, such as along roadsides. Also recorded from Australia where it has probably been accidently introduced and is now a roadside weed.


Sea level to 2000m

Flowering time

September to November


Erect slender plant up to 30cm. Leaves up the stem, linear-lanceolate. Inflorescence cylindrical, in a dense spike, flowers small and green with the sepals usually tinted maroon. Spur pendent and 3-4.5mm long. Lip pendent. Both pollen masses attached to a single gland. This species readily sets seed.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 22