Vanilla havilandii Rolfe 1918 SUBGENUS Xanata SECTION Tethya

Collection sheet by Ridley and The Kew Herbaria of the world Website

Common Name Haviland's Vanilla [English Original collector of the type 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Borneo as a viney terrestral

"A species somewhat similar to the Javanese V. albida, but with congested, many-flowered inflorescences bearing pendent flowers, apparently with flared tepals. The oblong-elliptic, long-acuminate leaves are rather thin in substance." Soto Arenas & Cribb 2010


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