Vanilla planifolia Andrews

First published in Bot. Repos. 8: t. 538 (1808)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Mexico to N. Brazil. It is a climber and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is has environmental uses, as a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Belize, Brazil North, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Brazil West-Central, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Chagos Archipelago, Comoros, Cook Is., Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Florida, French Guiana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hawaii, Jamaica, Jawa, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Marianas, Marquesas, Mauritius, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Niue, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Réunion, Seychelles, Society Is., Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Venezuela, Windward Is., Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

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Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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Kew Species Profiles

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Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Cribb, P.J. & Whistler, W.A. (2011). The Orchids of Tonga, Niue, and the Cook islands. Lankesteriana 11: 96-177.
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  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
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Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1999 Leburn, J. [1459] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K000306647 Isotype Yes
Pires, J.M.; Furtado, P.P. [17075] Brazil K000847207 Yes
Seychelles K:SPC-25044.000 No
United Kingdom K:SPC-80234.000 No
United Kingdom K:SPC-70000.510 No
Seychelles K:SPC-70000.431 No
K:SPC-70000.519 No
Solomon Islands K:SPC-29047.555 No
Wickison, S. [s.n.] Solomon Islands K:SPC-53469.000 No

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