Pseudovanilla Garay, Bot. Mus. Leafl. 30 (1986) 234
Monopodial terrestrial plants. Stem elongated, climbing, greenish or brownish. Leaves usually absent, replaced by green, scale leaves; in Pseudovanilla foliosa with developed leaves. Inflorescence a panicle, much-branched. Flowers medium-sized, resupinate, glabrous, yellowish, lip with pink and red markings. Sepals free. Petals somewhat narrower than the sepals. Lip without spur, not mobile. Column-foot absent. Pollinia 2, mealy, caudicles, stipe, and viscidium absent. Bracts at base of branches leaf-like. Rachis and flowers glabrous.