Jumellea angustifolia H.Perrier 1938 GROUP 2 Photo courtesy of Patricia Harding

Part shadeCoolFall

Common Name The Narrow Leaf Jumellea

Flower Size 5/8" [1.6cm]

Found in north central Madagascar in lichen forests at elevations around 1400 to 2000 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing terrestrial orchid with a stiff, compressed stem carrying numerous leaves that are equally, obtusely bilobed apically and blooms in the fall on a 2 to 2 1/2" [5 to 6.25 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1938/81; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009

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