EPPO Global Database

Vanilla planifolia(VANPL)

Code created in: 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
common vanilla English
vanilla English
echte Vanille German
Vanille German
vanille commune French
vanillier French
vainilla Spanish
vainilla común Spanish
vainiglia comune Italian
vaniglia comune Italian
gewone vanille Dutch
baunilha Portuguese
baunilha-comum Portuguese