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Disa fragrans

Disa fragrans

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diseae
SubTribe: Disinae
Genus: Disa
Species: D. fragrans
Alliance:
Binomial name
Disa fragrans
Schltr. 1895


Disa fragrans is a disa species found in Africa.

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from fall to winter with ten to one hundred and fifty 8 mm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in the grasslands of Rwanda; Zaire; Ethiopia; Sudan; Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda; Malawi; Mozambique; Zimbabwe; Cape Province, Natal, Lesotho, Orange Free State and Transvaal South Africa at elevations of 2100 to 2800 meters

CultureEdit

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Disa fragrans1 Disa fragrans variety sepals and petals are dark yellow
Disa fragrans2 Disa fragrans variety sepals and petals are brown

NamingEdit

Common Name:The Fragrant Disa

SynonymsEdit

  1. Disa deckenii Rchb.f. 1881
  2. Disa fragrans subsp. deckenii (Rchb.f.) H.P.Linder 1981
  3. Disa kilimanjarica Rendle 1895
  4. Disa leucostachys Kraenzl. 1901
  5. Monadenia junodiana Kraenzl. 1929

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