Disa dracomontana Schelpe ex H.P.Linder 1981 SECTION Stenocarpa Photo by Lourens Grobler

Full Sun ColdLATESpring EARLIERSummer

Common Name The Drakenburg Disa

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Natal and Orange Free State South Africa on grassy slopes among rock and rocky soils at elevations of 2100 to 2900 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid with kinear, rigid, erect leaves that blooms in the late spring and earlier summer on an erect, terminal, to 45 cm] long, laxly several flowered inflorescence.


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