Vanilla acuminata Rolfe 1896 SUBGENUS Xanata SECTION Tethya Collection Sheet by Voninkazo and His Facebook Page

Common Name Cours's Vanilla

Flower Size

Found in Congo and Gabon as a viney terrestral

This species is very close to V. africana and stout plants of it are indistinguishable. The lip is said to have an oblong, obtuse, apiculate mid-lobe, and the disc bears a smaller callus with only about three scales. The lip is missing in the type specimen.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankesteriana 9(3): 355-398 Soto Arenas & Cribb 2010