Vanilla crenulata Rolfe

This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A climbing herb
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Long hanging racemes of white or yellow flowers
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Labellum
Purple markings on the lip
Ecology
In rain forest.

Native to:

Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

Vanilla crenulata Rolfe appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
36046.000 No
Boboh, J.L., Sierra Leone 37879.000 No
45787.000 No
50360.000 No
Scott Elliot, G.F. [5733], Sierra Leone K000306649 Yes
Cummings, H.A. [4], Ghana K000306648 Yes

First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 32: 477 (1896)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe. Bothalia 41: 41-82.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • 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.
  • Velayos, M. & al. (eds.) (2018). Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial 10: 1-491. Consejo superior de investigaciones científicas, Real jardín botánico, Madrid.

Not accepted by

  • Geerinck, D. (2011). Catalogue raisonné des Orchidaceae du Congo-Kinshasa, distribuées par districts phytogéographiques. Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 32: 2-37. [Cited as Vanilla africana.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Vanilla africana.]

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 7: 178.
  • in J. Linn. Soc. 32: 477 (1896)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe. Bothalia 41: 41-82.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • 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.

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