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vanilla orchid, Vanilla planifolia(noun)
a climbing orchid bearing a podlike fruit yielding vanilla beans; widely cultivated from Florida southward throughout tropical America
Vanilla planifolia is a species of vanilla orchid. It is native to Mexico, and is one of the primary sources for vanilla flavouring, due to its high vanillin content. Common names are Flat-leaved Vanilla, Tahitian Vanilla, and West Indian Vanilla. Often, it is simply referred to as "the vanilla". It was first scientifically named in 1808.
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