African Plant Database

Disa patula Sond. var. patula
Information on the genus : Disa
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Disa patula Sond.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Disa stenoglossa Bolus
=Disa nervosa auct. sensu Bolus p.p. (1896)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Var. patula (syn.: D. stenoglossa Bolus) has longer dorsal sepal and shorter spur; occurs in E S. Africa (map in Linder & Kurzweil, o.c.: 268). “This variety was interpreted as a hybrid between Disa patula var. transvaalensis and D. nervosa [Lindl.] [by Linder in Lindleyana 5: 224-230, 1990]” (Linder & Kurzweil, l.c.).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Geophyte- Ht 0.25 - 0.6 m. Alt: ? - 2000 m. Distribution: EC, KN, MP

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Orchids of Southern Africa : 268 (1999).
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