Disa borbonica Balf.f. & S.Moore 1876 Photo by © François Vandeschricke and The Orchidees de Reunion Website

Plant and Inflorescence Photo by © Rogier van Vugt and Reunion Orchid Page

Part shadeWarmCoolSummer

Common Name The Borbon Arnottia [Historic Name for Reunion]

Flower Size

Found in Reunion as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with a fan of linear, acute leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, several to many flowered inflorescence with flowers that never quite open entirely.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 5 257- 320 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1974;