Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Disa
Family: Orchidaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
cornuta
NOTES

A robust tuberous geophyte to 1 m with large, cauline, imbricate, lanceolate leaves which have undulating margins and purple spots on the upper surface.


AUTHORITY
(L.) Swartz
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The silvery green and purple flowers are borne in a dense raceme. The flowers have a long spur, oblong lateral sepals and a black lip
Colour: Purple
Notes: The flowers are partly green
Colour: Green
Notes: The flowers appear yellow
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Golden orchid
Ground orchid
Goue disa
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the fynbos
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
September
October
November
Synonyms for Species
Orchis cornuta
Satyrium cornutum
Disa aemula
Disa macrantha



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