Jumellea ambrensis H.Perrier 1938

Photos by Senghas

Deep shade Warm Cool Summer

Common Name The Ambre National Park Jumellea

Flower Size

Found in northern Madagascar in mossy forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect to oblique, slightly compressed stems enveloped completely by appressed, leaf bearing sheaths carrying 4 to 6, near apical, slightly rigid, very thick, semi-cylindrical, narrowly linear, often recurved, dark green leaves sprinkled with white dots that blooms in the summer on an erect, shorter than the leaves, peduncle to 1.6" [4 cm] long, below the center with 4 thick, rigid, heavily veined sheaths, bare above the center, single flowered inflorescence .



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