Cynorkis jumelleana Schltr. 1924 SECTION Parviflorae

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Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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

Flower Size .4 to .48" [1 to 1.2 cm]

Found in southcentral Madagascar in ericaceous scrub at elevations around 2000 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; Cynosorchis jumelleana Schltr 1925;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/1981 as Cynosorchis jumelleana drawing fide; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/1981 as Cynosorchis jumelleana as Cynosorchis jumelleana var gracillima; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009; Les Orchidees de Madagascar Bosser & Lecoufle 2015 photo fide; A la Recherche des Orchidees de Madagascar Hervouet 2018 photo fide;