Vanilla planifolia B.D. Jackson

Common name

English: Flat-leaved Vanilla

German: Echte Vanille

Portuguese: Baunilha

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2449)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2350)

    Class: Liliopsida (367)

      Order: Orchidales (26)

        Family: Orchidaceae (26) (family description)

          Genus: Vanilla (1)

           Epithet: planifolia B.D. Jackson (1)

Synonyms: Epidendrum rubrum Lam., Notylia planifolia (Jacks. ex Andrews) Conz., Notylia sativa (Schiede) Conz., Vanilla bampsiana Geerinck, Vanilla duckei Huber, Vanilla rubra (Lam.) Urb., Vanilla sativa Schiede, Vanilla sylvestris Schiede, Vanilla viridiflora Blume

planifolia => having flat, horizontal leaves

rubra => red in a general sense

rubrum => red in a general sense

sativa => sown, planted, cultivated, not wild

sylvestris => wild not cultivated, growing in woods and forests

viridiflora => green-flowered

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Vanilla planifolia at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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