Disa roseovittata McMurtry & G.McDonald 2008 SECTION Trichochila Photo by Lourens Grobler and his Afriorchid Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part Sun Cold EARLYSummer

Common Name or Meaning The Longitudinally Pink Striped Disa

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Transvaal South Africa open sunny sour grasslands at elevations of 1200 to 1800 meters as a medium to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with on the fertile shoot, spirally arranged, glabrous, oblanceolate, acuminate, grading above into the floral bracts leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal, cylindrical, somewhat densely 30 to 50 flowered inflorescence with longer than the ovary floral bracts and carrying pleasantly soapy scented flowers


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