Disa glandulosa
Hoy's Koppie
Slide show
Interesting articles
Fernkloof News
Newsletter - Herbs
Gethyllis afra - Photo number 01153 by Christine Wakfer
Nature Reserve

Where is Fernkloof?
History of Fernkloof
Erica propinqua - Photo number 00954 by Herman Steyn
Contact Information
South Africa

Hermanus Homepage Fernkloof Homepage Maps of Fernkloof Search the website Monthly flower list
Alien vegetation Annual wildflower festival Mammals Birds Cliff Path Nature Area
Cape reeds Endemic plants Ferns Guided Tours Herbarium
The gardens of Fernkloof Medicinal plants Nursery Threatened plant species Related websites
Reptiles and Insects Tree Trail Unique fauna and flora of Hermanus. Veld fires World media - fynbos
List all the plants of Fernkloof Video Cliff Path Management Group Hermanus Bird Club Hermanus Botanical Society
Click on the photo for a better picture
 Disa glandulosa   Disa glandulosa
 Disa glandulosa   Disa glandulosa
 Disa glandulosa   Disa glandulosa


Occasional in the mountains, usually occuring in small groups in wet moss or grass, usually in rocks or crevices


600 to 1500m

Flowering time

December to January


Plants up to 20cm tall. Basal leaves larger and spreading, remainder are cauline (arising from the stem) and sheathing. Plants covered in glandular hairs. Inflorescence corymbose (flat-topped), with 1-5 pink flowers with red spots on base of sepals and petals. Saccate (pouch-like) spur. This species is auto-pollinated by the flipping of the pollinia onto the stigma. glandulosa meaning 'glandular', refers to the glandular hairs on the plant




           Hermanus - Botanical Society - Botaniese Vereniging


This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 22