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Published In: The Gardeners Dictionary...Abridged...fourth edition Vanilla. 1754. (28 Jan 1754) (Gard. Dict. Abr. (ed. 4)) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
Distribution     (Last Modified On 4/23/2014)
Generic distribution and diversity: World wide tropics. About 100 species; c. 22 species in Malesia. (From: Schuiteman & de Vogel 2008.)

Species status     (Last Modified On 4/23/2014)
Taxonomic notes: These often quite large liana-like orchids are easy to recognise by the green stems with a thick root and a sheathless fleshy leaf at each node, or sometimes with a green scale instead of a leaf. (From: Schuiteman & de Vogel 2008.)


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