Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Disa densiflora

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Sandy soils, in damp to dry conditions, often flowering after fire


Sea level to 1500m

Flowering time

September to December, but mostly in October


Plants up to 35cm tall. Leaves linear-lanceolate, numerous. Inflorescence slender, cylindrical. Flowers dull green, sepals rusty-red to green. Spur 2-3mm long, triangular in cross section and constricted at the base. Lip pendent. Bracts as tall as or overtopping the flowers. densiflora referring to the numerous flowers in dense inflorescence

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 29