Disa newdigateae L.Bolus (1931:415)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonyms: Herschelia newdigateae (L.Bolus) H.P.Linder in Bothalia 13: 370 (1981); Herschelianthe newdigateae (L.Bolus) N.C.Anthony in Bothalia 15: 554 (1985)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1931 or 1935 (Raimondo & Muller, 2023)

Rediscovered in 2018 (Raimondo & Muller, 2023)



Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape Province, South Africa


Biology & Ecology










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