AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Jumellea species Group 1
Description:
Large epiphytes, or lithophytes, with a very short stem, or described as stem less, and long leaves. Inflorescence arising around the base of the plant from old leaf axils.
Species:

Jumellea amplifolia Schltr. N. Madagascar.
Jumellea arachnantha (Rchb.f.) Schltr. Comoros.
Jumellea brachycentra Schltr. Madagascar.
Jumellea gladiator (Rchb.f.) Schltr. Comoros (Njazidja).
Jumellea major Schltr. N. Madagascar.
Jumellea maxillarioides (Ridl.) Schltr. C. & SE. Madagascar.
Jumellea peyrotii Bosser NE. Madagascar.
Jumellea phalaenophora (Rchb.f.) Schltr. Comoros (Nzwani).
Jumellea sagittata H.Perrier C. Madagascar.
Jumellea teretifolia Schltr. C. Madagascar.
Jumellea zaratananae Schltr. N. Madagascar.

World Checklist of Monocotyledons. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.kew.org/wcsp/monocots/ 23/02/2017