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.

 

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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