Jumellea rossii Senghas 1967

Flower Closeup Photos by Charly 97-IV and the Ophyrs, Forum des Orchidees Indigenes

Part shadeWarm Cool

Common Name Ross' Jumellea

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in Reunion in cloud forests at elevations around 1600 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing monopodial epiphyte with an erect stem carrying 2 ranked, well spaced, ligulate-lanceolate, unequally bilobed apically, rounded lobed leaves that blooms on a below the leaves, occasionally successively from the same point, 1.6" [4 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with 3 green bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas # 48-49 Vandeae 1986 drawing hmm; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006