Jumellea walleri (Rolfe) la Croix

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Jumellea walleri

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Jumellea walleri

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Jumellea walleri

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Jumellea walleri

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Jumellea walleri

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Jumellea walleri

Photo: Lynne Booth
Aberfoyle Estate, Honde Valley

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Synonyms: Angraecum filicornoides De Wild.
Jumellea filicornoides (De Wild.) Schltr.
Mystacidium walleri Rolfe
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Monopodial epiphyte or lithophyte. Stems normally erect with 6-16 leaves towards the apex. Leaves rather fleshy, stiff, held at an angle to the stem, unequally bi-lobed at the apex. Flowers singly (rarely 2) in the leaf axils, 4-5 cm in diameter, turning yellowish when fading, sweetly scented. Sepals and petals narrowly lanceolate. Dorsal sepal erect or recurved. Lip rhombic from a narrow base with a long pointed apex. Spur very slender, 2-3 cm, bent near the base.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: filicornoides: thread-like, referring to the very slender spur
Habitat: In riverine forest and high rainfall woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) 350 - 1700 m
Flowering time:Jan - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E,S
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Saturday 22 February 2014
Literature:

Kimberley, M.J. (2003). A List of Epiphytic Orchids of Zimbabwe Excelsa 20 Page 50.

La Croix, I. et al. (1983). Malawi Orchids Volume 1 Epiphytic Orchids National Fauna Preservation Society of Malawi Pages 78 - 79. as Jumellea filicornoides (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 243. as Jumellea filicornoides (Includes a picture).


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Jumellea walleri.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=118640, retrieved 30 July 2016

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