Tuberous, perennial, herb, 0.2-0.4 m high. Fl. green & brown, Oct to Nov. White, grey or black sand, sandy clay, granite.
Alternative Names. Renamed Disa bracteata.
General Biology. Growth form. Geophyte. Life form. Perennial tuber. Reproduction. Primarily seed.. Dispersal. Wind. Seedbank persistence. 6+ years.
Additional information. Origin. South Africa. History of use/introduction. Garden escape.
Suggested method of management and control. Spot spray glyphosate 1% + Pulse®. Just on flowering. Read the manufacturers' labels and material safety data sheets before using herbicides. For further information consult the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to determine the status of permits for your situation or state.