Disa hallackii Rolfe 1913 SECTION Repandra Photo by Lourens Grobler and The Orchids Wiki Website

Part Sun Cold Spring

Common Name or Meaning Hallack's Disa [South African Amatuer botanist 1800's]

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in southern and southwestern Cape Province at elevations of sealevel to 80 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a robust stem carrying cauline, imbricate to subimbricate, narrowly lanceolate to lanceoalte, acute, erect leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, erect, 4 to 14" [10 to 35 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with longer than the flowers floral bracts..

Synonyms Disa stokoei L.Bolus 1928

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Schelpe, Linder and Hall 1982; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999 photo fide; The Cape Orchids Vol 2 Liltved & Johnson 2012 photo/drawing fide;