Disa klugei McMurtry 2008 SECTION Stenocarpa Photo by Lourens Grobler and his Afriorchids Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part Sun Cold LATESpringEARLY Summer

Common Name or Meaning Kluge's Disa [South African Botanist 1900's]

Flower Size .32" [8mm]

Found in Transvaal South Africa in sour grasslands at elevations of 1200 to 2100 meters as a small to just medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a slender stem carrying spreading cauline, applanate apically, grading smaller into the bracts above leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on a terminal, erect, 2 to 3.8" [5 to 9.5 cm] laxly 12 to 26 flowered inflorescence with longer than the ovaries floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Field Guide to the Orchids of Northern South Africa and Swaziland McMurty, Grobler & Burns 2008;