Disperis parvifolia Schltr. 1915 Photo by Williamson

Part shadeCool LATESpring Summer

Common Name The Small Leaved Disperis

Flower Size

Found in Cameroon, Malawi and Tanzania in wet brachystegia woodlands in leaf litter, in wet peat bogs, or open dry montane grasslands or in upland grasslands as a miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect. reddish brown stem carrying 2 to 3, scale-like, adpressed to the stem, reddish brown leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on an erect, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence.


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