Disa celata Summerh. 1964 SECTION Micranthe Photo by Williamson

Part sunCool LATESpring EARLY Summer

Common Name The ? Disa

Flower Size

Found in Angola, Malawi, Zambia and Tanzania in wet boggy upland grasslands and open Uapaca woodlands on grassland verge at elevations around 1000 to 1400 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with many sheathing leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, fairly lax, to 12 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of South Central Africa Williamson 1977 drawing/photo fide; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 Orchidaceae Part 1 Pope 1995