Vanilla roscheri

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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. roscheri
Alliance:
Binomial name
Vanilla roscheri
Rchb.f. 1876


Vanilla roscheri is an Vanilla species endemic to Africa.

Description[edit | edit source]

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

Distribution[edit | edit source]

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

Culture[edit | edit source]

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.

Naming[edit | edit source]

Common Names: Rocher's Vanilla

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