Vanilla odorata

Vanilla odorata is a species of flowering plant in the family Orchidaceae, native to southern Mexico, Central America, and tropical South America.[1] With Vanilla planifolia it may be a parent of the vanilla crop species Vanilla tahitensis.[2]

Vanilla odorata
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Vanilloideae
Genus: Vanilla
V. odorata
Binomial name
Vanilla odorata
  • Epidendrum vermifugum Sessé & Moc.
  • Vanilla denticulata Pabst
  • Vanilla ensifolia Rolfe


  1. ^ a b "Vanilla odorata C.Presl". Plants of the World Online. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 30 August 2022. Common Name: Vainilla Tlatepusco
  2. ^ Favre, Félicien; Jourda, Cyril; Grisoni, Michel; Piet, Quentin; Rivallan, Ronan; Dijoux, Jean-Bernard; Hascoat, Jérémy; Lepers-Andrzejewski, Sandra; Besse, Pascale; Charron, Carine (2022). "A genome-wide assessment of the genetic diversity, evolution and relationships with allied species of the clonally propagated crop Vanilla planifolia Jacks. ex Andrews". Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 69 (6): 2125–2139. doi:10.1007/s10722-022-01362-1. S2CID 247930880.