August

 

Featured Plant

 

Botanical Name:
Tacca integrifolia
Common Name:
white bat flower
Located:
Tropical Plant Conservatory and Rare Plant House

 

Blooming in August

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.

Download an abbreviated, print-friendly list for August.

 

Arboretum

Botanical Name:
Aloysia virgata
Common Name:
sweet almond bush
Plots:
33, 49

 

 

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

 

 

Botanical Name:
Baccharis dioica
Common Name:
hammock groundsel
Plots:
43, 45, 50

 

 

Botanical Name:
Banara vanderbiltii
Common Name:
palo de ramon
Plot:
52

 

 

Botanical Name:
Brunfelsia species
Plots:
8, 27, 44, 52

 


 

Botanical Name:
Bulnesia arborea
Common Name:
verawood
Plots:
34, 37

 

 

Botanical Name:
Cameraria latifolia
Plot:
3a

 

 

Botanical Name:
Cananga odorata
Common Name:
ylang ylang
Plots:
17, 57a

 

 

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

 

 

Botanical Name:
Catalpa longissima
Common Name:
yokewood
Plot:
29

 

 

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

 

 

Botanical Name:
Clusia lanceolata
Plots:
41a, 49

 

 

Botanical Name:
Colvillea racemosa
Common Name:
Colville’s glory
Plot:
50

 

 

Botanical Name:
Combretum constrictum
Plot:
55b

 

 

Botanical Name:
Cordia alliodora
Plot:
52

 

 

Botanical Name:
Couroupita guianensis
Common Name:
cannonball tree
Plots:
45, 137

 

 

Botanical Name:
Crescentia alata
Common Name:
gourd tree
Plots:
4, 29

 

 

Botanical Name:
Cubanola domingensis
Plots:
12, 24, 25, 43, 50

 

 

Botanical Name:
Euphorbia punicea
Common Name:
flame of Jamaica
Plots:
8, 50

 

 

Botanical Name:
Gardenia taitensis
Common Name:
Tahitian gardenia
Plots:
24, 33, 50, 57a

 

 

Botanical Name:
Gardenia thunbergia
Common Name:
starry gardenia
Plot:
24

 

 

Botanical Name:
Gmelina philippinensis
Plot:
51

 

 

Botanical Name:
Hamelia cuprea
Plots:
14, 43

 

 

Botanical Name:
Inga paterno
Common Name:
ice cream bean
Plot:
18

 

 

Botanical Name:
Jacquinia keyensis
Common Name:
joewood
Plot:
22

 

 

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

 

 

Botanical Name:
Malpighia glabra
Common Name:
Barbados cherry
Plot:
25

 

 

Botanical Name:
Markhamia lutea
Common Name:
African tulip tree
Plot:
29

 

 

Botanical Name:
Markhamia zanzibarica
Plot:
29

 

 

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

 

 

Botanical Name:
Nauclea orientalis
Plot:
25

 

 

Botanical Name:
Neomillspaughia emarginata
Plot:
25

 

 

Botanical Name:
Phaleria perrottetiana
Plot:
30

 

 

Botanical Name:
Phytolacca dioica
Plot:
33

 

 

Botanical Name:
Picramnia pentandra
Common Name:
bitter-bush
Plots:
24, 43

 

 

Botanical Name:
Portlandia species
Plots:
8, 19a, 20, 24, 25, 44, 50

 

 

Botanical Name:
Radermachera sp. ‘Kunming’
Plots:
18, 29, 57a

 

 

Botanical Name:
Ravenia spectabilis
Plot:
39

 

 

Botanical Name:
Rondeletia odorata
Common Name:
Panama-rose
Plots:
21, 24

 

 

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

 

 

Botanical Name:
Strobilanthes cusia
Common Name:
Assam indigo
Plots:
49, 50

 

 

Botanical Name:
Tabernaemontana pandacaqui
Plot:
5

 

 

Botanical Name:
Tecoma stans
Common Name:
yellow elder
Plot:
143

Tropical Plant Conservatory

Botanical Name:
Costus species

 

 

Botanical Name:
Etlingera corneri
Common Name:
Siam rose ginger

 

 

Botanical Name:
Etlingera eliator
Common Name:
torch ginger

 

 

Botanical Name:
Heliconia chartacea ‘Sexy Pink’

 

 

Botanical Name:
Heliconia collinsiana

 

 

Botanical Name:
Marcgravia trinitatis

 

 

Botanical Name:
Medinilla sp.

 

 

Botanical Name:
Ouratea theophrasta

 

 

Botanical Name:
Pleiostachya pruinosa

 

 

Botanical Name:
Psychotria poeppigiana

 

 

Botanical Name:
Tacca chantrieri
Common Name:
bat flower

 

 

Botanical Name:
Tacca integrifolia
Common Name:
white bat flower

 

 

Botanical Name:
Tapeinochilos ananassae
Common Name:
pineapple ginger

 

 

Botanical Name:
Tibouchina ‘Purple Glory’

 

 

Botanical Name:
Warszewiczia coccinea

Vine Pergola

Botanical Name:
Adenocalymna comosum

 

 

Botanical Name:
Argyreia nervosa
Common Name:
woolly morning glory

 

 

Botanical Name:
Aristolochia maxima
Common Name:
pipevine

 

 

Botanical Name:
Chonemorpha fragrans

 

 

Botanical Name:
Combretum indicum
Common Name:
Rangoon creeper

 

 

Botanical Name:
Derris scandens
Common Name:
Malay jewel vine

 

 

Botanical Name:
Schlegelia parasitica

 

 

Botanical Name:
Securidaca diversifolia
Common Name:
Easter flower

 

 

Botanical Name:
Solanum wendlandii
Common Name:
Costa Rican nightshade

 

 

Botanical Name:
Stigmaphyllon segraenum

South Florida Butterfly Garden
Plot 19b

Botanical Name:
Bourreria cassinifolia
Common Name:
pineland strongbark

 

 

Botanical Name:
Cnidoscolus aconitifolius
Common Name:
chaya

 

 

Botanical Name:
Conoclinium coelestinum
Common Name:
blue mistflower

 

 
 

Botanical Name:
Crossopetalum rhacoma
Common Name:
maidenberry

 

 

Botanical Name:
Duranta erecta
Common Name:
golden dewdrop

 

 

Botanical Name:
Flaveria linearis
Common Name:
yellowtop

 


Botanical Name:
Heliotropium angiospermum
Common Name:
scorpion’s tail

 

 

Botanical Name:
Koanophyllon villosum
Common Name:
shrub eupatorium

 

 

Botanical Name:
Lantana involucrata
Common Name:
wild sage

 


Botanical Name:
Nashia inaguensis
Common Name:
Moujean tea

 

 

Botanical Name:
Salvia coccinea
Common Name:
tropical sage

 

 

Botanical Name:
Stachytarpheta ‘Emerson’s Folly’
Common Name:
porterweed

 

 

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

 

Amphitheater Area

Botanical Name:
Alpinia purpurata ‘Jungle King’
Plot:
76

 

 

 

 

Botanical Name:
Aquatic Plants
Plot:
Pool

 

 

Botanical Name:
Costus lucanusianus
Plot:
76

 

 

Botanical Name:
Etlingera eliator
Common Name:
torch ginger
Plot:
76

 

 

Botanical Name:
Hedychium ‘Moy Giant’
Plots:
71c, 76

 

 

Botanical Name:
Heliconia bihai ‘Halloween’
Plot:
72

 

 

Botanical Name:
Heliconia caribaea
Plot:
72

 

 

Botanical Name:
Heliconia librata
Plot:
72

 

 

Botanical Name:
Heliconia x pabstii ‘Dimitri Sucre’
Plot:
72

 

 

Botanical Name:
Heliconia x rauliniana
Plot:
72

 

Photos by Arielle Simon/FTBG

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