Disa procera H.P.Linder 2008 SECTION Trichochila Photo by George The Botanical Society of South Africa Website

FragrantPart Sun Cold Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Slim Disa

Flower Size .8" [.8 cm]

Found in southwestern Cape Province South Africa at elevations around 30 to 40 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a slender, reed-like stem carrying 7 to 13, radical, green at blooming, semi-rigid, erect, the cauline are completely sheathing leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, erect, 14 to 24" [35 to 60 cm] long, lax, 6 to 24 flowered inflorescence with mildly fragrant flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999; The Cape Orchids Vol 2 Liltved & Johnson 2012 photos fide;