Friday Florals : Disa atricapilla

Bren’s Friday Florals

Photo credit

Lisa Drogemoller.
Description

Disa atricapilla (Orchidaceae) A perennial up to 30cm with narrow cauline leaves (arising from the stem). The unusual coloured inflorescence is corymbose (flat-topped) with up to 20 flowers, the large wing-like side sepals are red and white with black tips, the petals and lip are maroon and speckled.

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