Disa aconitoides is a cool growing Disa found in the grasslands of Southern Africa.
Disa aconitoides is 25–45 cm tall with sheathing leaves. Plant is cool growing and blooms in the summer. Plant is found in partial shade. Bloom consist of 15 to 70 pink to purple flowers with 1 cm diameter. Flowers may have purple spots.
Found in grasslands, near bushes, and edge of forest of Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Cape Province, Natal, and South Africa. The plant is found at elevations of 2100 to 2800 meters
Common Name:The Monkshood-Like Disa
- Disa aconitoides subsp. goetzeana (Kraenzl.) H.P.Linder 1981
- Disa bisetosa Kraenzl.1914; Disa chiovendaei Schltr. 1920
- Disa concinna N.E.Br.1898; Disa delphinoides Haw. ex Schltr. 1895;
- Disa goetzeana Kraenzl. 1900; Disa vaginata Chiov. 1911
|Disa aconitoides subsp. concinna|
((N.E.Br.) H.P.Linder 1981)
|Disa aconitoides variant||Sepals and lip have purple spots found in South Africa|