Cynorkis jumelleana Schltr. 1924 SECTION Parviflorae Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part ShadeColdSummer

Common Name or Meaning Dr Jumell's Cynorchis [French Botanist in Madagascar early 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in southcentral Madagascar in ericaceous scrub at elevations around 2400 to 2500 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a single, ligulate to narrowly oblong-ligulate, gradually attenuate into the base leaf that blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal, 4" [10 cm] long, very densely 10 to 30 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Bicornella jumellenana (Schltr.) Szlach. & Kras 2006; Cynorkis jumelleana var. gracillima Schltr. 1924

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/1981 as Cynosorchis jumelleana drawing fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009