Disa introrsa Kurzweil, Liltved & H.P.Linder 1997 SECTION Disa Photo by Kurzweil

Part sunCold LATERSpring

Common Name The Inwards Disa [refers to the inward facing flowers]

Flower Size

Found in southwestern Cape Province of South Africa in montane grasslands as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with 3 to 5 cauline leaves sometimes with reddish margins that blooms in the later spring on an erect, dense cylindrical, 10 to 20 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, longer than to slightly shorter than the flowers and carrying non-resupinate, inwardly directed to face the floral axis, dull carmine red and cream colored flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999 photo fide;