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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Africa.

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Northern Provinces

Disa cooperi Rchb.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1881 Cooper, T. [1098], South Africa K000077605 isolectotype
Jan 1, 1881 Atherstone, W. G. [s.n.], South Africa K000077611
Hall, E.V. [839], South Africa 26832.000
Bolus, L., South Africa 27240.000
Tyson [1606], South Africa K000077607
Cooper, T. [1871], South Africa K000077608
Fannin [s.n.], South Africa K000077609
Cooper, T [1098], South Africa K000077606 isolectotype
Allison [27], South Africa K000077610

First published in Flora 64: 328 (1881)

Accepted by

  • Johnson, S. & Bytebier, B. (2015). Orchids of South Africa. A field guide: 1-536. Struik nature, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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