November

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