Jumellea recta

Jumellea recta

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Angraecinae
Genus: Jumellea
Species: Jum. recta
Binomial name
Jumellea recta
(Thouars) Schltr. 1915

Jumellea recta is an Jumellea species.


Plant blooms from spring to summer with a single 4 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant is found growing in the forest of Reunion and Mauritus


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.


Common Names: The Bent Jumellea


  1. Aeranthes recta (Thouars) S.Moore in J.G.Baker 1877
  2. Aeranthes recta var. recurva (Thouars) S.Moore 1877
  3. Aerobion rectum (Thouars) Spreng. 1826
  4. Aerobion recurvum (Thouars) Spreng. 1826
  5. Angorchis recurva (Thouars) Kuntze 1891
  6. Angraecum rectum Thouars 1822
  7. *Angraecum recurvum Thouars 1822
  8. Epidorchis recta (Thouars) Kuntze 1891
  9. Jumellea recurva (Thouars) Schltr. 1915
  10. Macroplectrum rectum (Thouars) Finet 1907

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