July

Featured Plant


Combretum constrictum     located in plot 55b

Blooming in July

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:
Alibertia sp.

Plots:
50, 56, 57a

Botanical Name:
Archidendron lucyi

Common Name:
scarlet bean

Plot:
55b

Botanical Name:
Averrhoa bilimbi

Common Name:
bilimbi

Plot:
3a

Botanical Name:
Averrhoa carambola

Common Name:
star fruit

Plot:
3a


Botanical Name:
Baccharis dioica

Common Name:
hammock groundsel

Plot:
43

 

 

Botanical Name:
Barringtonia racemosa

Plot:
55a

Botanical Name:
Bougainvillea arborea

Plot:
33

Botanical Name:
Brugmansia species & cultivars

Common Name:
angel’s trumpet

Plots:
32b, 49, 50

 

Botanical Name:
Brunfelsia maliformis

Plot:
5


Botanical Name:
Bulnesia arborea

Common Name:
verawood

Plots:
34, 57a

 

 

Botanical Name:
Cameraria latifolia

Plot:
3a

 



Botanical Name:
Cananga odorata

Common Name:
ylang ylang

Plots:
17, 57a

 

 

Botanical Name:
Cassia fistula x  javanica

Common Name:
rainbow shower tree

Plots:
27, 33, 35

 

 

Botanical Name:
Combretum constrictum

Plot:
55b

 

 

Botanical Name:
Gmelina philippinensis

Plot:
51

Botanical Name:
Hamelia cuprea

Plots:
14, 17, 43

 

Botanical Name:
Hedychium coronarium

Common Name:
butterfly ginger

Plots:
49, 50

 

Botanical Name:
Jacquinia keyensis

Common Name:
joe-wood

Plot:
22

 

Botanical Name:
Kigelia africana

Common Name:
sausage tree

Plots:
19a, 29

 

 

Botanical Name:
Kopsia arborea

Plot:
47

 

 

Botanical Name:
Lagerstroemia ‘Monia’

Plot:
30

 

 

Botanical Name:
Lawsonia inermis ‘Rubra’

Common Name:
henna

Plot:
30

 

Botanical Name:
Markhamia zanzibarica

Plot:
29

 

Botanical Name:
Mascarenhasia arborescens

Plot:
47

Botanical Name:
Pachira aquatica

Common Name:
Guiana-chestnut

Plots:
18, 58

Botanical Name:
Plumeria pudica

Common Name:
bridal bouquet

Plots:
14, 55b


Botanical Name:
Plumeria species & cultivars

Common Name:
frangipani

Plots:
33, 38, 43, 47, 50, 52

Botanical Name:
Portlandia coccinea

Plot:
43

 

 

Botanical Name:
Portlandia grandiflora

Common Name:
bell flower

Plots:
8, 25

 

 

Botanical Name:
Portlandia platantha

Plots:
24, 25, 50, 146

 

 

Botanical Name:
Portlandia proctorii

Common Name:
crimson portlandia

Plots:
8, 19a, 44

 

 

Botanical Name:
Radermachera sp. ‘Kunming’

Plots:
18, 29, 57a

 

 

Botanical Name:
Ravenia spectabilis

Plot:
39

 

 

Botanical Name:
Rondeletia odorata

Common Name:
Panama-rose

Plots:
17, 21, 24

 

 

Botanical Name:
Stemmadenia litoralis

Common Name:
milky way tree

Plot:
47

 

 

Botanical Name:
Strophanthus boivinii

Plot:
47

Botanical Name:
Tabernaemontana spp.

Plots:
5, 47, 49

 

Botanical Name:
Wrightia coccinea

Plot:
24

Vine Pergola

Botanical Name:
Adenocalymna comosum

Botanical Name:
Argyreia nervosa

Common Name:
woolly morning glory

Botanical Name:
Aristolochia maxima

Common Name:
pipevine

Botanical Name:
Bauhinia fassoglensis

Botanical Name:
Chonemorpha fragrans

Common Name:
frangipani vine

Botanical Name:
Cissus intermedia

Common Name:
bull-vine

Botanical Name:
Clerodendrum thomsoniae ‘Delectum’

Common Name:
bleeding heart vine

Botanical Name:
Combretum indicum

Common Name:
Rangoon creeper

Botanical Name:
Petraeovitex bambusetorum

Common Name:
Nong Nooch vine

Botanical Name:
Rhytidophyllum tomentosum

Common Name:
little screamers

Botanical Name:
Schlegelia parasitica

Botanical Name:
Securidaca diversifolia

Common Name:
Easter flower

Botanical Name:
Stigmaphyllon sagraeanum

 

Botanical Name:
Thunbergia grandiflora

Common Name:
Bengal creeper

Botanical Name:
Thunbergia mysorensis

Tropical Plant Conservatory and Rare Plant House

Botanical Name:
Costus stenophyllus

 

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:
Homalomena rubescens

Botanical Name:
Ouratea theophrasta

Botanical Name:
Psychotria poeppigiana

Botanical Name:
Tacca integrifolia

Common Name:
white bat flower

Botanical Name:
Tapeinochilos ananassae

Common Name:
pineapple ginger

 

Lisa D. Anness South Florida Butterfly Garden
Plot 19b

Botanical Name:
Anastraphia ilicifolia

 

Botanical Name:
Asclepias curassavica

Common Name:
milkweed

Botanical Name:
Bourreria cassinifolia

Common Name:
pineland strongbark

Botanical Name:
Bourreria succulenta

Common Name:
Bahama strongbark

Botanical Name:
Brya ebenus

Common Name:
Jamaican rain tree

Botanical Name:
Cnidoscolus aconitifolius

Common Name:
chaya

 

 

Botanical Name:
Hamelia patens

Common Name:
firebush

 

 

Botanical Name:
Lantana involucrata

Common Name:
wild sage

 

 

Botanical Name:
Melochia tomentosa

Common Name:
teabush

 

 

Botanical Name:
Mimosa strigillosa

Common Name:
powderpuff

 

 

Botanical Name:
Nashia inaguensis

Common Name:
moujean tea

 

 

Botanical Name:
Pentas lanceolata

Common Name:
Egyptian starclusters

 

 

Botanical Name:
Psychotria ligustrifolia

Common Name:
Bahama wild coffee

 

 

Botanical Name:
Salvia coccinea

Common Name:
tropical sage

 

 

Botanical Name:
Stachytarpheta spp.

Common Name:
porterweed

 

 

Botanical Name:
Vitex sp.

Lowlands

 

Botanical Name:
Acacia macracantha

Common Name:
steel Acacia

Plot:
164

Botanical Name:
Bourreria cassinifolia

Common Name:
pineland strongbark

Plot:
176


 

Botanical Name:
Callicarpa americana

Common Name:
American beautyberry

Plot:
176

Botanical Name:
Euphorbia gymnonota

Plot:
164

Botanical Name:
Guaiacum sanctum

Common Name:
lignum vitae

Plots:
158, 176

Botanical Name:
Guettarda scabra

Common Name:
rough velvet-seed

Plot:
176


Botanical Name:
Hypelate trifoliate

Common Name:
white ironwood

Plot:
164

Botanical Name:
Jacaranda caerulea

Plot:
164

Botanical Name:
Lantana depressa var. depressa

Common Name:
rockland shrub lantana

Botanical Name:
Lonchocarpus domingensis

Plot:
164

Botanical Name:
Physalis walteri

Common Name:
ground-cherry

Plot:
176


Botanical Name:
Plumeria ‘Dieudonne’

Plot:
172


Botanical Name:
Solanum conocarpum

Plot:
158


Botanical Name:
Tabebuia maxonii

Plot:
158



Botanical Name:
Thespesia grandiflora

Plots:
92, 96



Botanical Name:
Turnera diffusa

Common Name:
damiana

 

Photos by Arielle Simon/FTBG

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