Disa cedarbergensis H.P.Linder 1988 SECTION Disella

Photo courtesy of Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz and their Website

Full sun Cold LATER Spring

Common Name The Cedarberg Disa [A Mountain Range in Cape Province South Africa]

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Cape Province South Africa in stream habitats at elevations of 1800 to 2000 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial blooming only after fires with 5, cauline, erefct, linear-lorate, finely acuminate leaves that blooms in the later spring on a terminal, erect, 2.8" [7 cm] long, to 15 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute as long as the flowers floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999; The Cape Orchids Vol 2 Litved & Johnson 2012 photo fide