Caption: Disa uniflora. Pride of table mountain Red disa Roi Disa The famous emblem of the western cape is strictly protected Evergreen perennial terrestrial orchid is found along streams banks waterfall on table mountain and other mountain localities of the western cape South Africa the butterfly Meneris Tulbaghia is its only known pollinator The name Disa was given by the botanist Petrus Jonas Bergius who described the first species Disa uniflora in 1767. He lived in Sweden and seems to have named the genus after a mythical Swedish maid who was presented to the King wrapped in a fishing net a reference to the netlike (reticulated) markings on the hood of D. uniflora flowers.
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