Disa aurata

Disa aurata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diseae
SubTribe: Disinae
Genus: Disa
Species: D. aurata
Binomial name
Disa aurata
(Bolus) L.T.Parker & Koop. 1993

Disa aurata is a disa species.


Plant blooms in


Plants are found growing in Cape Province South Africa


Keep tubers loose in sphagnum moss and plant in a mixture of sphagnum moss and perlite or in sharp sand. Plant should be kept cool and in partial to full sun. Keep pot sitting in about 2 inches distilled water and change periodically. Always use purified water because plant is sensitive to minerals and repot annually (if potted in sphagnum moss). Avoid fertilization or use extremely less than recommended dosage. Plants require fire to bring to bloom.


Common Name: The Golden Disa


  1. Disa tripetaloides subsp. aurata (Bolus) H.P.Linder 1981
  2. *Disa tripetaloides var. aurata Bolus 1893

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