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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Nigeria to Cameroon.

[FWTA]

Orchidaceae, V. S. Summerhayes. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

Habit
A fleshy climbing herb
Flowers
Flowers white
Labellum
Rosy markings on the lip.

Native to:

Cameroon, Nigeria

Vanilla nigerica Rendle appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Cat. Pl. Oban: 108 (1913)

Accepted by

  • Soto Arenas, M.A. & Cribb, P. (2010). A new infrageneric classification and synopsis of the genus Vanilla Plum. ex Mill. (Orchidaceae: Vanillinae) Lankesteriana 9: 355-398.
  • Droissart, V., Sonké, B. & Stévart, T. (2006). Les Orchidaceae endémiques d' Afrique centrale atlantique présentes au Cameroon Systematics and Geography of Plants 76: 3-84.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Cat. Talb. 108 (1913).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Droissart, V., Sonké, B. & Stévart, T. (2006). Les Orchidaceae endémiques d' Afrique centrale atlantique présentes au Cameroon Systematics and Geography of Plants 76: 3-84.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0