Vanilla wightii Lindl. ex Wight 1845 Photo by Enchanting Kerala Website

Common Name Wight's Vanilla [English Surgeon and Orchid Collector in Asia, later director of Madras Botanical Garden in India 1800's]

Flower Size

Found in southern India and Sri Lanka as a large to giant sized terrestrial-epiphyte


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Indian Orchids: Guide to Identification and Culture Vol 1 Pradhan 1976 drawing ok; The Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing ok;