Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Disa reticulata

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Occasional in moist sand, in full sunlight


Sea level to 1700m

Flowering time

November to December, usually after fire


Plants up to 40cm tall. Leaves usually linear-lanceolate. Inflorescence cylindrical, dense, with numerous flowers. Bracts reaching to the top of flowers, reticulate (netted) venation visible on dried material. Flowers lime-green, occasionally with some maroon tinting, with a strong, soapy scent. Spur slender, tapering and acute, 10-20mm long. reticulata meaning 'netted' and refers to the netted veins on the bracts

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 25