Jumellea ibityana Schlechter 1925 GROUP 4 Photo courtesy of Ben Berliner and Willow Pond Orchids

FragrancePart shadeCoolTo Warm LATERSummer

Common Name The Mt. Ibity Jumellea [Mtn. in Madagascar]

Flower Size 1 1/2" [3.75 cm]

Found in Central Madagascar on rocky quartz outcrops as a small sized, cool to warm growing, monopodial lithophyte on quartz rocks from altitudes of 2000 meters with a stiff, slightly compressed stem carrying many, leathery, lingulate, quite stiff leaves that blooms in the later summer on an axillary, 2 1/8" to 2 3/4" [5.5 to 7 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with night-fragrant flowers.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1936/81; Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide

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