Featured Plant

Podranea ricasoliana   pink trumpet vine   Visible from Old Cutler Road

Blooming in November

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:
Adenaria floribunda
Plot:
30


Botanical Name:
Aloysia virgata
Common Name:
sweet almond bush
Plot:
33


Botanical Name:
Alstonia scholaris
Plots:
57a, 151


Botanical Name:
Ardisia escallonioides
Common Name:
marlberry
Plot:
24


Botanical Name:
Brunfelsia lactea
Common Name:
vega blanca
Plot:
27


Botanical Name:
Cassia roxburghii
Common Name:
Ceylon senna
Plot:
34


Botanical Name:
Ceiba insignis
Plot:
26


Botanical Name:
Ceiba speciosa
Common Name:
silk floss tree
Plots:
26, 46, 49, 52


Botanical Name:
Colvillea racemosa
Common Name:
Colville's glory
Plot:
35


Botanical Name:
Cordia alliodora
Plot:
52


Botanical Name:
Cubanola domingensis
Plots:
24, 43



 

Botanical Name:
Dombeya spp. & cultivars
Plots:
35, 55a, 57a


Botanical Name:
Ehretia anacua
Common Name:
anaqua
Plot:
52


Botanical Name:
Elaeocarpus hygrophilus
Plot:
45


Botanical Name:
Exostema ixoroides
Plot:
24


Botanical Name:
Gardenia carinata
Plots:
12, 41


Botanical Name:
Gustavia superba
Common Name:
membrillo
Plot:
39


Botanical Name:
*Hamelia patens
Common Name:
firebush
Plots:
3a, 17


Botanical Name:
Hedychium coronarium
Common Name:
butterfly ginger
Plots:
49, 50


Botanical Name:
Hibiscus grandidieri var. greveanus
Plot:
35


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


Botanical Name:
*Holmskioldia sanguinea
Common Name:
Chinese hat plant
Plot:
3a


Botanical Name:
Jatropha integerrima
Common Name:
peregrina
Plot:
12


Botanical Name:
Kigelia africana
Common Name:
sausage Tree
Plot:
29


Botanical Name:
Kopsia arborea
Plot:
47


Botanical Name:
Lonchocarpus violaceus
Plots:
55b, 57a


Botanical Name:
Markhamia lutea
Common Name:
Nile tulip-tree
Plot:
29


Botanical Name:
Muhlenbergia capillaris
Common Name:
muhly grass
Plot:
54


Botanical Name:
Neomarica caerulea
Common Name:
tropical blue iris
Plots:
49, 130


Botanical Name:
Parmentiera cereifera
Common Name:
candle tree
Plot:
29


Botanical Name:
*Pavonia bahamensis
Common Name:
Bahama swamp-bush
Plots:
26, 35


Botanical Name:
Senna polyphylla
Common Name:
desert senna
Plots:
19b, 51



 

Botanical Name:
Sobralia spp.
Plots:
24, 25


 

 

 

Botanical Name:
Strobilanthes cusia
Common Name:
assam indigo
Plot:
50

*Good location to see hummingbirds

Vine Pergola

Botanical Name:
Cissus intermedia
Common Name:
bull-vine


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

Botanical Name:
Rhytidophyllum tomentosum


Botanical Name:
Schlegelia parasitica

Botanical Name:
Solandra grandiflora
Common Name:
chalice vine

Botanical Name:
Stigmaphylon sagraeanum

Botanical Name:
Thunbergia grandiflora
Common Name:
Bengal creeper

Botanical Name:
Wagatea spicata
Common Name:
candy corn plant

Lin Lougheed Spiny Forest of Madagascar
Plot 31

Botanical Name:
Aloe sinkatana


Botanical Name:
Euphorbia ambohipotsiensis

Botanical Name:
Euphorbia capsaintmariensis

Botanical Name:
Euphorbia milii var. bevilanensis

Botanical Name:
Pachypodium decaryi

Botanical Name:
Pachypodium lamerei var. ramosum

Botanical Name:
Pachypodium rosulatum var. rosulatum

Botanical Name:
Uncarina grandidieri
Common Name:
mouse trap tree

 

Botanical Name:
Uncarina roeoesliana

 

Lisa D. Anness Butterfly Garden
Plot 19b

Botanical Name:
Asclepias curassavica
Common Name:
scarlet milkweed

Botanical Name:
Conoclinium coelestinum
Common Name:
blue mistflower

Botanical Name:
Lantana involucrata
Common Name:
wild sage

Botanical Name:
Nashia inaguensis
Common Name:
moujean tea

Botanical Name:
Pentas lanceolata
Common Name:
Egyptian starclusters

Botanical Name:
Salvia coccinea
Common Name:
tropical sage

Botanical Name:
Senna alata
Common Name:
candelabra bush

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

Botanical Name:
Senna nitida

Botanical Name:
Senna polyphylla
Common Name:
twin senna

Botanical Name:
Sophora tomentosa var. truncata
Common Name:
yellow necklace pod

Botanical Name:
Stachytarpheta spp.
Common Name:
porterweed
 

Pineland
Plots 176 & 97b

Botanical Name:
Bourreria cassinifolia
Common Name:
pineland strongbark

Botanical Name:
Callicarpa americana
Common Name:
beautyberry

Botanical Name:
Chiococca parvifolia
Common Name:
pineland snowberry

Botanical Name:
Croton linearis
Common Name:
pineland croton

Botanical Name:
Forestiera segregata
Common Name:
Florida privet

Botanical Name:
Heliotropium polyphyllum
Common Name:
pineland heliotrope
Plots:
33, 49

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


 
Botanical Name:
Melochia tomentosa
Common Name:
woolly pyramidflower


 
Botanical Name:
Muhlenbergia capillaris
Common Name:
muhly grass


 
Botanical Name:
Physalis walteri
Common Name:
ground-cherry

 

Botanical Name:
Pityopsis graminifolia
Common Name:
silk grass


Botanical Name:
Scutellaria havanensis
Common Name:
Havana skullcap


Botanical Name:
Senna mexicana var. chapmanii
Common Name:
Chapman's sensitive plant


Botanical Name:
Trichostema dichotomum
Common Name:
forked bluecurls

Bahamas Collection
Plots 164 & 166


Botanical Name:
Acacia macracantha
Common Name:
steel acacia


Botanical Name:
Calliandra formosa
Common Name:
white calliandra


 

Botanical Name:
Coccoloba swartzii
Common Name:
tie-tongue
Plots:
33, 49

 


Botanical Name:
Corchorus sp.

Botanical Name:
Euphorbia gymnonota

 

Botanical Name:
Helicteres jamaicensis
Common Name:
cow-bush

 

 

Botanical Name:
Jacquinia keyensis
Common Name:
Joe-wood


 
Botanical Name:
Melochia sp.

 
Botanical Name:
Pithecellobium bahamense

Botanical Name:
Turnera diffusa
Common Name:
damiana
Plots: