Subfamily:
  Orchidoideae
Tribe:
  Diseae
Subtribe:
  Disinae
Genus: Disa:
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  • Cape Provinces, Southern Africa, Africa
No more than 35cm in height and the inflorescence is described as corymbose with as many as 30 flowers where the sepals are white and the petals and lip are maroon.
Flower mostly after fire and are pollinated by spider-hunting wasps...
Jenny Parsons
  • Disa melaleuca illeg (Thunb.) Sw. (1800)
  • Ophrys bivalvata L.f. (1782)
  • Orthopenthea bivalvata (L.f.) Rolfe (1912)
  • Penthea melaleuca (Thunb.) Lindl. (1838)
  • Serapias melaleuca Thunb. (1794)
Jenny Parsons
Disa bivalvata
James Stevens
Disa bivalvata
James Stevens
Disa bivalvata
James Stevens
Disa bivalvata
James Stevens
Disa bivalvata
James Stevens
Disa bivalvata
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