Jumellea cyrtoceras Schltr. 1918 GROUP 3 Photo by Lourens Grobler

Part shade

Common Name The Bent-Horn Carrying Jumellea

Flower Size

Found in eastern Madagascar in forests as a small sized epiphyte with an erect, cylindrical stem carrying many, leathery, ligulate leaves that blooms on an axillary, short, single flowered inflorescence enveloped basally by a few sheaths and obtuse bract.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans & Campbell 2006 photo fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009 photo fide