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Disa uniflora

   (Family: Orchidaceae)
   
Afrikaans: Rooi disa English: Pride of Table Mountain, Red disa  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Semi-shade
Tolerated soil:  
  Sand (coarse texture, drains easily)
Biome: Fynbos
 
Flowering time EDIT
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Flower colours
 
Red
 
Pink
 
Yellow
Flower type
 
  Polinator
  The butterfly Meneris tulbaghia is the only known pollinator.
  Flower info
  Showy flowers in shades of red, pink and very occasionally yellow are borne during summer from December to March with a peak flowering period during mid-February.
 
 
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Deciduous
 
 
 
 
  Seed info EDIT
 
 
 
Description EDIT
This evergreen, terrestrial (ground) orchid grows under perennially wet or moist conditions.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
It is found along stream banks, waterfalls or wet cliffs on Table Mountain and other mountain localities of the Western Cape.
History EDIT
Uses EDIT
Ecology EDIT
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