1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Vanilla Plum. ex Mill.
      1. Vanilla nigerica Rendle

        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.

    Distribution

    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.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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