Disperis humblotii Rchb.f. 1885

Drawing of D comorensis by Perrier


Common Name Humblot's Disperis [French Botanist in Madagascar early 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Madagascar and the Comoros in forests at elevations of 800 to 2000 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with 1 to 3, distant, near the middle, subcordate, oblong-acute, leaves that blooms in the late winter through mid fall on a terminal, provided with lowermost triangular-cordate, petiolate base, the upper, sessile bracts, 2 to 4" [5 to 10 cm] long, 3 flowered inflorescence with triangular, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Disperis comorensis Schltr. 1897

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Of Madagascar Perrier 1939 as D comorensis drawing fide; Flora Of Madagascar Perrier 1939; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Philipp Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009