Botanical name

Disa reticulata

Family

Orchidaceae
Disa reticulata

Description

Plants up to 40cm tall. Leaves usually linear-lanceolate. Inflorescence cylindrical, dense, with numerous flowers. Bracts reaching to the top of flowers, reticulate (netted) venation visible on dried material. Flowers lime-green, occasionally with some maroon tinting, with a strong, soapy scent. Spur slender, tapering and acute, 10-20mm long. reticulata = 'netted'n refers to the netted veins on the bracts.

Habitat

Occasional in moist sand - in full sunlight

Flower Date

October to December, mostly after fire