Vanilla angustipetala Schltr. 1922

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Common Name The Narrow Petal Vanilla

Flower Size .64 to .75" [1.6 to 1.8 cm]

Found in southeastern and southern Brazil, Paraguay and northern Argentina with relatively thin, sinuous branches carrying elliptic, membraneous, acute, attenuate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the summer on a successively single, few flowered inflorescence and carries one of the smallest flowers of the genus .

Synonyms Vanilla rojasiana Hoehne 1941; Vanilla verrucosa Hauman 1917

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Fascile 8 [Vol VII II 13-43] Hoehne 1945 Drawing good; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing good;