Jumellea anjouanensis (Finet) H.Perrier 1941 GROUP 3 Photo by Lourens Grobler

Plant and Flower Photo by Fred Hillerman

Part shade HotCool Spring Summer Fall

Common Name The Anjouan Jumellea [An island in The Comoros]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found the Comoros in humid forests at elevations of 450 to 1900 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with erect to pendant, rigid, compressed stems carrying towards the apex, 5 to 7, folded, keeled, bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring summer and fall on an axillary, very short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Angraecum anjouanense Finet 1907

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; An Introduction tothe Angraecoid Orchids of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986 drawing/photo fide; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans & Campbell 2006 photo fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007;