Golden Orchid


Golden Orchid

Disa cornuta

Scientific name

Robust perennial to 60cm with narrowly lance-shaped leaves covering the stem; bears many purple and silvery green flowers in a dense spike, the dorsal sepal with a spur 10-20mm long.

Information sourced from 'Field Guide to Fynbos' by John Manning. Struik Nature, Cape Town, 2007.

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Image credit: Andrew Massyn

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Important characteristics

Conservation status: Least Concern

This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.

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