Vanilla perrieri Schltr. 1924 Photo by Cribb & Hermans and The Kew "Save The Vanilla Perrieri" Website

Common Name Perrier's Vanilla [French Botanist in Madagascar 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in western and southern Madagascar in seasonally dry, deciduous woods on sandy soils at elevations around 200 meters as a large sized, hot growing viney epiphyte that blooms in the spring and summer on a successively single, several flowered inflorescence .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Field Guide tothe Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009 photo fide