Jumellea alionae P.J.Cribb 2009 Photo by Phillip J Cribb and The Arkive WebPage

Fragrance Part Shade Warm MIDSummer

Common Name Aliona's Jumellea

Flower Size

Found in southeastern Madagascar in ridge top evergreen forests on low treees and on mossy boulders near rivers at elevations of 500 to 1000 meters as a medium to large sized, warm growing, clump forming epiphyte or lithophyte with basally branching stems carrying narrowly oblong-ligulate, dark glossy green leaves that blooms in the mid summer on an axillary, from the upper nodes, peduncle 1 to 1.4" [2.5 to 3.5 cm] long, s to 2 flowered inflorescence carrying white, strongly sweetly scented flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide