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Jumellea sagittata.jpg
Jumellea arachnantha
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
Subtribe: Angraecinae
Alliance: Angraecum
Genus: Jumellea

About 40, see text[1]

Jumellea alionae P.J.Cribb, herbarium sheet isotype

Jumellea is an orchid genus with around 40 species native to Madagascar, the Comoros, the Mascarenes, and eastern Africa. In horticulture, it is often abbreviated Jum. It is named after H. L. Jumelle, a French botanist.[2]



  1. ^ "Jumellea". World Checklist of Orchidaceae. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Genaust, Helmut (1976). Etymologisches Wörterbuch der botanischen Pflanzennamen ISBN 3-7643-0755-2

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Jumellea at Wikimedia Commons
  • Data related to Jumellea at Wikispecies