Jumellea pailleri F.Rakotoar. 2011 GROUP 4 TYPE Drawing by William Andriananjavelo and Jumellea pailleri [Orchidaceae], A new Endemic species from the Colorosd Archipelago Website

Part Sun Warm Cool LATER Summer

Common Name Pailler's Jumellea [French botanist in the Comoros current]

Flower Size 1.84" [4.6 cm]

Found in the Comoros archipelago in humid montane forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyhte with a rigid, branched, cylindrical stem carrying 3 to 7, in the upper half, coriaceous, rigid, flat, elliptic, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the summer on a lateral, peduncle .5 to 1.4" [1.2 to 3.5 cm] long, with 4 persistent bracts, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *ISSN 2032-3921 Plant Ecology and Evolution Fast Track 1, National Botanic Garden of Belgium and Royal Botanical Society of Belgium, 1-4 2011 drawing fide