Jumellea

Jumellea walleri plate.jpg
Jumellea walleri in Southern African epiphytic orchids

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Angraecinae
Alliance:
Genus: Jumellea
Schlechter 1914
Type Species
Jumellea recurva


Jumellea, abbreviated Jum in horticultural trade, is an orchid genus with around 40 species

Distribution[edit | edit source]

The genus is distributed from Madagascar to the Comoros, and the Mascarenes.

Description[edit | edit source]

Flowers in this genus have narrow segments and a lanceolate lip

Culture[edit | edit source]

Grow in moderate light and with cool to intermediate temperatures. Grow in tree fern fibers or full sphagnum moss. Water regularly. Plant is best mounted on cork.


Naming[edit | edit source]

This genus is named after Henri Jumelle, a French botanist

Species[edit | edit source]

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