EPPO Global Database

Vanilla planifolia(VANPL)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: VANPL
  • Preferred name: Vanilla planifolia
  • Authority: Jackson


Mexico, Central America, Colombia. Cultivated as a flavouring agent (vanilla), and introduced for that purpose in many tropical countries

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Vanilla fragrans (Salisbury) Ames

Common names
Name Language
echte Vanille German
common vanilla English
vainilla comĂșn Spanish
vanille commune French
vainiglia comune Italian
vaniglia comune Italian
gewone vanille Dutch
baunilha-comum Portuguese