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Vanilla pompona

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Vanilloideae
Tribe: Vanilleae
SubTribe: Vanillinae
Genus: Vanilla
Species: V. pompona
Alliance:
Binomial name
Vanilla pompona
Schiede 1829


Vanilla pompona is a Vanilla species.

Description[]

Flowers bloom from winter to early spring with three to four 12.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing on tree trunks in Mexico, Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 270 to 530 meters

Culture[]

Keep plant in intermediate to warm temperatures in shade. Plant is grown in shade and require a lots of space for climbing. Plant can be mounted or grown in bark. Water regularly

Naming[]

Common Names:The Striking Vanilla

Synonym[]

  1. Notylia pompona (Schiede) Conz. 1947
  2. Vanilla pittieri Schltr. 1906
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