Taxon: Vanilla planifolia Andrews

 
Genus: Vanilla
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Vanilloideae
Tribe: Vanilleae
Nomen number: 41111
Place of publication: Bot. Repos. 8: t. 538. 1808
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship of names in this work follows Melbourne ICN Art. 46.8; there is no internal evidence in the work for any author other than Andrews (fide K. Gandhi, pers. comm. on 7 Aug 2006)
Typification:
Name Verified on: 07-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring ()
  • CITES Appendix II: ()
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of vanilla (based on potential for clonal selection from wild populations in Mexico fide Lankesteriana 9:332. 2010 )
  • Materials: essential oils ()
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


    Cultivated



    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Veracruz]


    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Panama (only known from Barro Colorado Island and San Blas "probably an indication that it is escaped there")


    Uncertain

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador (probably Vanilla hartii), Peru (also unconfirmed for Peru's flora by LPeru)


    Other (probably native elsewhere in Central & South America)

References:

  1. Ackerman, J. D. An orchid flora of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 73. (Orch PR VirgI)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Bory, S. et al. 2008. Biodiversity and preservation of vanilla: present state of knowledge Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 55:551-571.
  4. Bory, S. et al. 2010. Chapter 2. Evolutionary processes and diversification in the genus Vanilla (Vanilla Profile) 15-29.
  5. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  6. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  7. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices)
  8. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  9. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  11. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  12. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  13. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  14. Lasser, T., ed. Flora de Venezuela. (F Venez)
  15. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  16. Lubinsky, P. et al. 2008. Origins and dispersal of cultivated vanilla (Vanilla planifolia Jacks. [Orchidaceae]) Econ. Bot. 62:127-138.
  17. Mansfeld, R. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2. (Mansfeld)
  18. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  19. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  20. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  22. Portères, R. 1954. La genre Vanilla et ses espèces Encycl. Biol. 46:234.
  23. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  24. Soto Arenas, M. A. & R. L. Dressler 2010. A revision of the Mexican and Central American species of Vanilla Plumier ex Miller with a characterization of their ITS region of the nuclear ribosomal DNA (Lankesteriana) 9:285-354.
  25. Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection (Pl Res SEAs) A:270.

Check other web resources for Vanilla planifolia Andrews :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=41111. Accessed 24 April 2018.