Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Disa rufescens

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 Disa rufescens


Occasional in seasonally damp places, in sand or stony soil


Sea level to 1000m

Flowering time

September to November, mostly in October, usually after fire


Erect plants up to 40cm tall. Leaves narrowly lanceolate to linear. Inflorescence slender with 2-25 flowers. Flowers lime-green with purple petals and lip, dorsal sepal angled forwards forming a tube with the petals. Bracts green and leathery and partly obscuring the flowers. Spur slender, cylindrical and acute, 10-16mm long. Lip narrowly oblong.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 26