Jumellea sagittata H. Perr. 1938 GROUP 1 Photo by Ben Berliner and Willow Pond Orchids

FragrancePart shadeCoolTo WarmSummer

Common Name The Sacked Jumellea

Flower Size 3" [7.5 cm]

A medium sized, monopodial epiphytic species from Madagascar found in mossy forests at elevations up to 1400 meters that grows in cool to warm temperatures with short stems carrying 5 to 6, ligulate to loriform, apically obtuse, conduplicate towards the base, articulated below into the leaf sheaths that clasp the stem leaves that blooms in the summeron one per, axillary, 2.8 to 3.6" [7 to 9 cm] long, wiry, green inflorescence with 4 to 5 heavy, basal sheaths and one scarious brown sheath above the middle and a short green floral bract and carrying fragrant, long lasting, white flowers.

Synonyms Angraecum gracilipes Rolfe 1918

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939/81 drawing ok; Die Orchideen lieferung 1 Schlecter/Brieger 1970 photo plant only; AOS Bulletin Vol 53 No 8 1984 photo fide; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger 1985 drawing hmm/photo fide; Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species Bechtel, Cribb & Launert 1992 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 64 No 1 1995 photo fide; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009 photo fide