Disa scullyi Bolus 1885 SUBGENUS Hircicornes SECTION Hircicornes

Inflorescence in situ South Africa

Photos courtesy of Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz and their Website

full sun Cold LATESummer EARLYSummer

Common Name Scully's Disa

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in S Cape Province and Natal South Africa, in swamps in full sun at elevations of 1500 to 2000 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terresrial that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, terminal, to 20" [ to 50 cm] long, 10 to 20 flowered inflorescence,


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Wild Orchids of Southern Africa Stewart, Linder, Schelpe & Hall 1982 photo fide; Orchids of Southern Africa Linder & Kurzweil 1999 photo fide; A molecular phylogeny for the large African orchid genus Disa Bytebier 2006