Featured Plant



Beaucarnia recurvata    pony-tail    Cycad Circle

 

Blooming in June

The following is a partial list of flowering or fruiting plants located in Fairchild. Plants are grouped by area and listed alphabetically by scientific name, and include a common name when available and the location by plot number. You may refer to the plot map at the bottom of this page. Plot maps are also located at the Visitor Center at the entrance to Fairchild.


 
Arboretum



 
Botanical Name:
Adansonia digitata
Common Name:
baobab
Plot:
3b


 
Botanical Name:
Albizia saman
Common Name:
rain tree
Plots:
56, 130


 
Botanical Name:
Alibertia sp.
Common Name:
 
Plots:
50, 56, 57a


 
Botanical Name:
Archidendron lucyi
Common Name:
scarlet bean
Plot:
55b


 
Botanical Name:
Artabotrys hexapetalus
Common Name:
climbing ylang-ylang
Plots:
19a, 27f


 
Botanical Name:
Barringtonia racemosa
Common Name:
 
Plot:
55a


 
Botanical Name:
Bougainvillea arborea
Common Name:
 
Plot:
33


 
Botanical Name:
Bulnesia arborea
Common Name:
verawood
Plots:
34, 57a


 
Botanical Name:
Cameraria latifolia
Common Name:
 
Plot:
3a


 
Botanical Name:
Cassia fistula x javanica
Common Name:
rainbow shower tree
Plots:
1, 27c, 33, 35


 
Botanical Name:
Catesbaea melanocarpa
Common Name:
 
Plot:
24


 
Botanical Name:
Catesbaea spinosa
Common Name:
lily-thorn
Plot:
24


 
Botanical Name:
Combretum constrictum
Common Name:
 
Plot:
55b


 
Botanical Name:
Cornutia pyramidata
Common Name:
pavilla
Plots:
50, 51


 
Botanical Name:
Crinum 'Summer Nocturne'
Common Name:
 
Plot:
32b


 
Botanical Name:
Cryptostegia grandiflora
Common Name:
rubber vine
Plot:
38


 
Botanical Name:
Delonix decaryi
Common Name:
 
Plot:
57a


 
Botanical Name:
Erythrochiton brasiliensis
Common Name:
 
Plot:
39


 
Botanical Name:
Etlingera eliator
Common Name:
torch ginger
Plot:
27c


 
Botanical Name:
Evodia elleryana
Common Name:
 
Plot:
39


 
Botanical Name:
Fouquieria splendens
Common Name:
ocotillo
Plot:
6


 
Botanical Name:
Gardenia carinata
Common Name:
 
Plots:
12, 41a


 
Botanical Name:
Gardenia taitensis
Common Name:
Tahitian gardenia
Plots:
33, 50, 56, 57a


 
Botanical Name:
Gmelina philippinensis
Common Name:
Plot:
51


 
Botanical Name:
Goetzea elegans
Common Name:
mata buey
Plots:
5, 27d, 44


 
Botanical Name:
Grewia bicolor
Common Name:
 
Plot:
35


 
Botanical Name:
Guazuma ulmifolia
Common Name:
West Indian elm
Plot:
35


 
Botanical Name:
Haldina cordifolia
Common Name:
 
Plot:
10


 
Botanical Name:
Hamelia cuprea
Common Name:
 
Plots:
14, 17, 43


 
Botanical Name:
Hibiscus fragilis
Common Name:
mandrinette
Plot:
33


 
Botanical Name:
Hibiscus schizopetalus
Common Name:
fringed hibiscus
Plots:
33, 55a


 
Botanical Name:
 Kigelia africana
Common Name:
sausage tree
Plots:
19a, 29


 
Botanical Name:
Lagerstroemia macrocarpa var. reflexa
Common Name:
 
Plot:
27c


 
Botanical Name:
Majidea zanquebarica
Common Name:
 
Plots:
18, 44


 
Botanical Name:
Markhamia zanzibarica
Common Name:
 
Plot:
29


 
Botanical Name:
Mascarenhasia arborescens
Common Name:
 
Plot:
47


 
Botanical Name:
Mesua ferrea
Common Name:
Ceylon ironwood
Plot:
49


 
Botanical Name:
Oncoba spinosa
Common Name:
fried egg tree
Plot:
52


 
Botanical Name:
Pereskia portulacifolia
Common Name:
 
Plot:
6


 
Botanical Name:
Phaleria perrottetiana
Common Name:
 
Plot:
30


 
Botanical Name:
Phytolacca dioica
Common Name:
 
Plot:
33


 
Botanical Name:
Plumeria species & cultivars
Common Name:
frangipani
Plots:
14, 33, 38, 43, 47, 50, 52, 55b


 
Botanical Name:
Portlandia proctorii
Common Name:
crimson portlandia
Plots:
8, 19a, 44


 
Botanical Name:
Posoqueria longiflora
Common Name:
 
Plot:
25


 
Botanical Name:
Premna odorata
Common Name:
fragrant premna
Plot:
51


 
Botanical Name:
Ravenia spectabilis
Common Name:
 
Plot:
39


 
Botanical Name:
Stemmadenia litoralis
Common Name:
milky way tree
Plot:
47


 
Botanical Name:
Strophanthus boivinii
Common Name:
 
Plot:
47


 
Botanical Name:
Tabernaemontana arborea
Common Name:
 
Plots:
24, 47


 
Botanical Name:
Wrightia coccinea
Common Name:
 
Plot:
24


 
Botanical Name:
Zanthoxylum flavum
Common Name:
satinwood
Plot:
39


Vine Pergola



 
Botanical Name:
Adenocalymna comosa var. nitidum
Common Name:
 
 
 

 
Botanical Name:
Aristolochia maxima
Common Name:
pipevine
Plots:
 

 
 
Botanical Name:
Bauhinia fassoglensis
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 

 
 
Botanical Name:
Chonemorpha fragrans
Common Name:
frangipani vine
Plots:
 

 
Botanical Name:
Cissus intermedia
Common Name:
bull-vine
Plots:


 
Botanical Name:
Clerodendrum thomsoniae 'Delectum'
Common Name:
bleeding heart vine
Plots:


 
Botanical Name:
Combretum indicum
Common Name:
Rangoon creeper
 
 


 
Botanical Name:
Petraeovitex bambusetorum
Common Name:
Nong Nooch vine
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Thunbergia grandiflora
Common Name:
Bengal creeper
Plots:
 

 
Botanical Name:
Thunbergia mysorensis
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 

Lisa D. Anness South Florida Butterfly Garden
Plot 19b

 


 
Botanical Name:
Acacia choriophylla
Common Name:
cinnecord
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Anastraphia ilicifolia
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Bourreria succulenta
Common Name:
Bahama strongbark
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Cnidoscolus aconitifolius
Common Name:
chaya
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Hamelia patens 'Calusa'
Common Name:
firebush
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Lantana involucrata
Common Name:
wild sage
Plots:
 

 
Botanical Name:
Mimosa strigillosa
Common Name:
powderpuff
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Pentas lanceolata
Common Name:
Egyptian starclusters
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Psychotria ligustrifolia
Common Name:
Bahama wild coffee
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Senna mexicana var. chapmanii
Common Name:
Bahama senna
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Senna polyphylla
Common Name:
desert senna
Plot:
 

 
 
Botanical Name:
Varronia bullata ssp. humilis
Common Name:
butterfly sage
Plot:
 

Lin Lougheed Spiny Forest of Madagascar
Plot 31



 
Botanical Name:
Aloe 'Rooikappie'
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Delonix floribunda
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Euphorbia milii var. bevilanensis
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Euphorbia viguieri var. viguieri
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Pachypodium lamerei
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Pachypodium rosulatum var. rosulatum
Common Name:
 
Plots:


 
Botanical Name:
Uncarina grandidieri
Common Name:
mouse trap tree
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Uncarina roeoesliana
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Uncarina stellulifera
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 
 

Pineland
Plot 176
 


 
Botanical Name:
Amorpha herbacea var. crenulata
Common Name:
crenulate leadplant
Plot:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Asclepias viridis
Common Name:
green milkweed
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Bourreria cassinifolia
Common Name:
pineland strongbark
Plot:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Callicarpa americana
Common Name:
American beauty berry
Plot:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Galactia smallii
Common Name:
Small's milk-pea
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Guettarda scabra
Common Name:
rough velvet-seed
Plots:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Heliotropium polyphyllum
Common Name:
pineland heliotrope
Plots:
 

 
Botanical Name:
Lantana depressa var. depressa
Common Name:
rockland shrub lantana
Plots:
 
 


 
Botanical Name:
Melochia tomentosa
Common Name:
woolly pyramidflower
Plot:
 


 
Botanical Name:
Physalis walteri
Common Name:
ground-cherry
Plots:
 
 


 
Botanical Name:
Tephrosia angustissima var. corallicola
Common Name:
 coral hoarypea
Plot:
 

Photos by Arielle Simon/FTBG

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