Jumellea sagittata H. Perr. 1938 GROUP 1 Photo courtesy of 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 leaves that are articulated into the basal leaf sheaths clasping the stem and has fragrant long lasting white flowers with one per, axillary, 2 3/4 to 3 5/8" [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 that occur in the summer.

Synonyms Angraecum gracilipes Rolfe 1918

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 1 Schlecter/Brieger 1970 photo plant only; AOS Bulletin Vol 53 No 8 1984 photo; 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; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1981; AOS Bulletin Vol 64 No 1 1995 photo; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans, Campbell 2006; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide