Jumellea pachyceras Schltr. 1925 GROUP 3 Photo courtesy of Dominique Karadjoff and his Madagascar Orchids Species Website

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Common Name or Meaning The Broad Horned Humellea

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in central Madagascar in lichen & mossy forests at elevations around 2000 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an erect to somewhat pendent stem carrying many, linear-ligulate, unequally and obtusely bilobed apically, leathery leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an axillary, erect, .2 to .36" [3 to 7 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2007; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 photo; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo

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