Vanilla - Vocabulary (ISO 3493:2014)
This International Standard defines the most commonly used terms relating to vanilla.
It is applicable to the following species of vanilla plants:
a) Vanilla fragrans (Salisbury) Ames, syn. Vanilla planifolia Andrews, commercially known under various names associated with the geographical origin, such as Bourbon, Indonesia and Mexico;
b) Vanilla tahitensis J.W. Moore;
c) certain forms obtained from seeds, possibly hybrids, of Vanilla fragrans (Salisbury) Ames.
NOTE 1 The name “Bourbon” covers the production of Vanilla fragrans (Salisbury) Ames of Comoros, Réunion, Madagascar and Mauritius.
NOTE 2 The main other producing countries are (in alphabetical order) China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Papua New Guinea, Tonga and Uganda.