Jumellea pachyceras Schltr. 1925 GROUP 3

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Plant in Situ Madagascar

Photo by Dominique Karadjoff and his Madagascar Orchids Species Website

Part Shade Cool ColdspringEARLYSummer

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, cool to cold 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


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing good; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009; Les Orchidees de Madagascar Bosser & Lecoufle 2015 photo ok;