Jumellea ibityana Schlechter 1925 GROUP 4 Photo by Marni Turkel and her Mostly Species Orchid Photo Website

Another Flower Photo by Ben Berliner and Willow Pond Orchids

FragrancePart shadeCoolTo Cold 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 cold growing, monopodial lithophyte on quartz rocks from altitudes of 1600 to 2250 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.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing ok; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986 drawing/photo fide; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du POuy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009 photo fide; Les Orchidees de Madagascar Bosser & Lecoufle 2015 photo good; A la Recherche des Orchidees de Madagascar Hervouet 2018 photo fide;