Vanilla wightiana Lindl.

 
  • Family : ORCHIDACEAE
    (ORCHID FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orchidaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Vanilla wightii Lindl. ex Wight
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Evergreen, moist deciduous and semi-Evergreen forests, also in sacred groves
  • Comments / notes : Terrestrial. On higher hill ranges. Rare (R) (Nayar, M.P. & Sastry, A.R.K. 1990.)
  • Flower, Fruit : January-April
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Thiruvananthapuram district, Kollam district, Thrissur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district)
  • Endemism : Deccan Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Vanilla wightiana. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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