Disa rungweensis Schltr. 1915 SECTION Stenocarpa

Dark Color Version Photos by Lourens Grobler

LATER Summer

Common Name The Rungwe Disa [A town in Tanzania]

Flower Size

Found in Tanzania and Malawi on rocky outcrops, often in wet grasslands in rock crevasses as aminiature to small sized, cool growing terrestrial with testicular tubers giving rise to basal semi-erect, narrolwy elliptic, acute, undulate to crisped margins and cauline, lanceolate acute, grading into floral bracts leaves that blooms in the later summer on a lax, 1 to 1.6" [2.5 to 4 cm] long, 2 to 10 flowered inflorescence, leaves


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of South Central Africa Williamson 1977 drawing/photo fide; Flora Zambesiaca Vol 11 Part 1 Pope 1995;