Disa stricta Sond. 1846 SECTION Stenocarpa

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Full sun Cold LATERSpring

Common Name The Rigid Disa

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Lesotho and Natal in mountains on grassy slopes or damp floodplains in full sun at elevations of 1800 to 2400 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with rigid, linear leaves that blooms in the later spring on an erect, terminal, to 18" [45 cm] long, densely several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Disa kraussii Rolfe 1913

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