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Vanilla roscheri

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Vanilloideae
Tribe: Vanilleae
SubTribe: Vanillinae
Genus: Vanilla
Species: V. roscheri
Binomial name
Vanilla roscheri
Rchb.f. 1876

Vanilla roscheri is an Vanilla species endemic to Africa.


Flowers blooms in the winter with up to thirty five 10 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant


Plants are found in mangrove forest and and the evergreen scrubs of Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and Natal South Africa at elevations of 0 to 1050 meters


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. Plant prefers dryouts between waterings.


Common Names: Rocher's Vanilla