Jumellea rossii Senghas 1967 Photo by Alexandre Antoine

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

Part shade 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, 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 ; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1985 drawing hmm; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006