Wild Vanilla Orchid, Vanilla insignis

The goal of this FLAAR report is to show the world that the Classic Maya also had the insignis species of Vanilla available
in addition to the more common Vanilla planifolia

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Vanilla is an orchid vine native to Mesoamerica. There are also other vanilla orchids native to other parts of the world but the fragrant ones are primarily in Mesoamerica. Vanilla orchids are a genus of plant family Orchidaceae that we all like to learn about because of the sweet essence it produces, which is used worldwide to flavor all kinds of foods.

Nicholas Hellmuth

May 2022

Jaqueline González

Nicholas Hellmuth
Edwin Solares
Norma Estefany Cho Cu


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