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South African weed orchid - Disa bracteata Exited to find this one but disappointed to learn that it is another introduced problem plant. <br />
The stems are about 30 Cm high with many little orchid flowers on each. Australia,Disa bracteata,Geotagged,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

South African weed orchid - Disa bracteata

Exited to find this one but disappointed to learn that it is another introduced problem plant.
The stems are about 30 Cm high with many little orchid flowers on each.

    comments (4)

  1. SO beautiful, Ernst. That's so sad that it is introduced :'( Posted 19 days ago
    1. Yes it is nice.At first I didn’t pay much attention but as there were so many I checked more and realised that it was an orchid. It is definitely a species which is taking over . Posted 18 days ago
  2. A fine botanical image. Super detail. Posted 16 days ago
    1. Thank you Ruth Posted 10 days ago

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''Disa bracteata'', also known as ''South African weed orchid is a species of orchid native to South Africa.

Similar species: Agaves, Aloes, Onions
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Nov 18, 2021. Captured Nov 18, 2021 11:36 in 9F9X+CQ Waitpinga SA, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/14.0
  • 1/395s
  • ISO400
  • 84mm