Botanical name

Disa uncinata

Family

Orchidaceae

Description

Plants slender, flexuose, up to 50cm tall. Leaves narrow and lanceolate, lax. Inflorescence lax with up to 20 white or cream flowers. Bracts overtopping the flowers at the inflorescence base. Spur horizontal and clavate (club-shaped or thickened at the end).

Habitat

Along mountain streams and in temporary water dips below cliffs - usually growing in half-shade

Flower Date

October to January, mostly after fire