Vanilla Orchids: Natural History and Cultivation

With greater than 30,000 recognized species, orchids signify the most important relations of vegetation. yet just one genus has agricultural value—the Vanilla orchid. major orchid professional Ken Cameron covers the typical background of the world’s preferred style and perfume and offers an advent to the pollination, biology, constitution, evolution, and variety of Vanilla and similar orchids. Vanilla Orchids additionally positive aspects equipment for bean harvest, curing, and processing for fans who are looking to attempt it at home.

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Chen, Acta Phytotax. Sin. forty five : 301 (2007) Vanilla sprucei Rolfe, J. Linn. Soc. , Bot. 32 : 461 (1896). Colombia to northern Brazil Vanilla sumatrana J. J. Sm. , Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, III, 2 : 22 (1920). Western Sumatra, Borneo [? ] Vanilla × tahitensis J. W. Moore [V. planifolia × V. odorata], Bull. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 102 : 25 (1933). Pantropical in cultivation Vanilla trigonocarpa Hoehne, Arq. Bot. Estado São Paulo, n. s. , f. m. , 1 : 126 (1944). Costa Rica, Panama, northern Brazil Vanilla pauciflora Dressler, Orquideologia thirteen : 229 (1979) Vanilla utteridgei J. J. wooden, Orchid Rev. one hundred ten : 232 (2002). Western New Guinea Vanilla vellozii Rolfe, J. Linn. Soc. , Bot. 32 : 467 (1896). Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay Vanilla walkeriae Wight, Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. three : t. 932 (1845). Southern India, Sri Lanka Vanilla wariensis Schltr. , Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 : 30 (1911). New Guinea Vanilla wightii Lindl. ex Wight, Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. three : t. 931 (1845). Southwestern India Vanilla yersiniana Guillaumin & Sigaldi, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. , II, 36 : 162 (1964). Thailand, Vietnam Vanilla zanzibarica Rolfe, Bull. Misc. tell. Kew 1906 : 116 (1906). japanese tropical Africa (including Zanzibar, Pemba), Kenya, Tanzania Vanilla ovalifolia Rolfe, J. Linn. Soc. , Bot. 32 : 457 (1896) Checklist of Vanilla Species Names now not well-known (Synonyms) ∂ This record lists in alphabetical order the names of Vanilla species which are now not thought of to be legitimate (data from Govaerts et al. 2008). The legitimate identify for every synonym is given following the equivalent signal. Vanilla africana subsp. cucullata (Kraenzl. ex J. Braun & okay. Schum. ) Szlach. & Olszewski = Vanilla cucullata Kraenzl. ex J. Braun & ok. Schum. Vanilla africana subsp. ramosa (Rolfe) Szlach. & Olszewski = Vanilla ramosa Rolfe Vanilla africana var. gilletii (De Wild. ) Portères = Vanilla ramosa Rolfe Vanilla africana var. laurentiana (De Wild. ) Portères = Vanilla ramosa Rolfe Vanilla anaromatica Griseb. = Vanilla mexicana Mill. Vanilla angustifolia Willd. = Vanilla mexicana Mill. Vanilla anomala Ames & L. O. Williams = Pseudovanilla anomala (Ames & L. O. Williams) Garay Vanilla argentina Hicken = Vanilla chamissonis Klotzsch Vanilla aromatica Sw. = Vanilla mexicana Mill. Vanilla aromatica Willd. = Vanilla planifolia Jacks. ex Andrews   vanilla orchids Vanilla articulata Northr. = Vanilla barbellata Rchb. f. Vanilla axillaris Mill. = Vanilla mexicana Mill. Vanilla beauchenei A. Chev. = Vanilla ramosa Rolfe Vanilla chamissonis var. brevifolia Cogn. = Vanilla chamissonis Klotzsch Vanilla claviculata Lindl. = Vanilla bicolor Lindl. Vanilla crenulata Rolfe = Vanilla africana Lindl. Vanilla domestica (L. ) Druce = Iris domestica (L. ) Goldblatt & Mabb. Vanilla duckei Huber = Vanilla planifolia Jacks. ex Andrews Vanilla eggersii Rolfe = Vanilla poitaei Rchb. f. Vanilla ensifolia Rolfe = Vanilla odorata C. Presl Vanilla epidendrum Mirb. = Vanilla mexicana Mill. Vanilla fasciola (G. Forst. ) Spreng. = Taeniophyllum fasciola (G. Forst. ) look. Vanilla fragrans Ames = Vanilla planifolia Jacks. ex Andrews Vanilla grandifolia var.

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