Disa conferta Bolus 1893 SECTION Monadenia Photo by M J O'Connor

Another Flower? Photo by Marland Holderness and his Flickr Website

Inflorescence and plant in situ South Africa Photo by Cameron McMaster

Common Name The Tight Disa [Refers to the dense inflorescence]

Flower Size .2" [.5 mm]

Found in southwestern Cape Province South Africa in dry to slightly moist sandy and gravelly soil at elevations of sea-level to 600 meters as a slender, beet-root red, mini-miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with that blooms in the spring on an erect, terminal, slender, cylindrical, densely many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Monadenia conferta (Bolus) Kraenzl.1900

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe and Hall 1982 as Monadenia conferta photo fide; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999 photo fide;