Jumellea arborescens H. Perrier 1938 GROUP 6

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Plant and Flowers

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Side View Of Flower

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Another Flower

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Part sunCoolSpringSummer

Common Name The Tree-Like Jumellea

Flower Size 2.4" [6 cm]

Found in central Madagascar in mossy forests on tree trunks at elevations of 1400 to 1850 meters as a giant sized, cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with an elongate stem carrying in the apical half, to 20, fairly stiff, elliptic-oblong, bilobed apically, basally conduplicate leaves that blooms in the spring and again in the summer on a short, axillary, erect, single flowered inflorescence enveloped below the middle by 3 to 4 loose sheaths.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagasacar Perrier 1939/81; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1985; An Introduction to the Angraecoid Orchids of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986 drawing/photo fide; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006 photo fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009 photo fide; Les Orchidees de Madagascar Bosser & Lecoufle 2015 photo fide; A la Recherche des Orchidees de Madagascar Hervouet 2018 photo fide;