Vanilla chamissonis

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Chamisso's Vanilla
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Vanilla chamissonis flowers
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Vanilloideae
Tribe: Vanilleae
Subtribe: Vanillinae
Genus: Vanilla
Species: V. chamissonis
Binomial name
Vanilla chamissonis
  • Vanilla chamissonis var. brevifolia Cogn.
  • Vanilla vellozii Rolfe
  • Vanilla argentina Hicken

Vanilla chamissonis, commonly known as the Chamisso's Vanilla, is a species of orchid.

The orchid is native to South America, from French Guyana through Brazil to northeastern Argentina.

The species name honors Adelbert von Chamisso.


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