Jumellea angustifolia H.Perrier 1938 GROUP 2 Photo by 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 that blooms in the fall on a 2 to 2.48" [5 to 6.25 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009