African Plant Database

Disa filicornis (L. f.) Thunb.
Information on the genus : Disa
Basionym : Orchis filicornis L. f.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Penthea filicornis (L. f.) Lindl.
 Orchis filicornis L. f.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Disa patens Sw. (1800) non L.f.
=Penthea reflexa Lindl.
=Disa reflexa (Lindl.) Rchb. f.
=Disa filicornis var. latipetala Bolus
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Geophyte- Ht 0.05 - 0.25 m. Alt: 300 - 1000 m. Distribution: EC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 39: t.1556 (1969).
  • Orchids of Southern Africa : 286 (1999).
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