Vanilla Orchid in Florida?
G.Freeman at rgy.gu.edu.au
Thu Aug 17 16:37:12 EST 1995
Marc Andelman wrote:
>Last fall, I was hiking a few miles from a road in the Fakahatchee
>swamp in Florida. This is known the be the best place in North
>Americal for orchids, with many ephphytic species that occur no
>where else. I saw a large vanilla bean orchid twining up a cypress
>tree. Does anyone have an opinion on if this is known to occur in
>the wild in Florida?
I can't see why not. Vanilla planiflora originates in the West Indies.
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