Featured Plant


Napoleonaea beninensis   Napoleon’s hat   located in Plot 45

Blooming in April

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:
Acacia tortuosa
Common Name:
poponax
Plot:
3a




Botanical Name:
Adenium arabicum
Common Name:

Plot:
6




Botanical Name:
Arachnothryx leucophylla
Common Name:

Plots:
24, 49, 57a




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




Botanical Name:
Brachychiton sp. 'Garrad's Nursery'
Common Name:

Plot:
33




Botanical Name:
Brownea sp.
Common Name:

Plot:
21




Botanical Name:
Brunfelsia densifolia
Common Name:
 serpentine hill raintree
Plots:
49, 50




Botanical Name:
Brunfelsia uniflora
Common Name:
yesterday, today & tomorrow
Plot:
27




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




Botanical Name:
Corymbia torelliana
Common Name:
cadaga
Plot:
45




Botanical Name:
Crossopetalum gaumeri
Common Name:

Plot:
55a




Botanical Name:
Dombeya x 'Seminole'
Common Name:

Plots:
35, 50, 57a




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




Botanical Name:
Elaeocarpus hygrophilus
Common Name:

Plot:
45




Botanical Name:
Eranthemum pulchellum
Common Name:
blue sage
Plot:
44




Botanical Name:
Euphorbia punicea
Common Name:
flame of Jamaica
Plots:
8, 41, 50




Botanical Name:
Fagraea ceilanica
Common Name:

Plots:
33, 47




Botanical Name:
Fouquieria splendens
Common Name:
ocotillo
Plot:
6




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




Botanical Name:
Gmelina arborea
Common Name:
snapdragon tree
Plot:
51




Botanical Name:
Goetzea elegans
Common Name:
mata buey
Plots:
5, 27d, 44




Botanical Name:
Grewia occidentalis
Common Name:

Plot:
21




Botanical Name:
 Guaiacum sanctum
Common Name:
 lignum vitae
Plots:
3b, 34, 37, 5




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




Botanical Name:
Hibiscus fragilis
Common Name:
mandrinette
Plot:
33




Botanical Name:
Ixora parviflora
Common Name:
torch tree
Plot:
24




Botanical Name:
Jacaranda cuspidifolia
Common Name:

Plot:
142




Botanical Name:
Kopsia arborea
Common Name:

Plot:
47




Botanical Name:
Leucophyllum frutescens
Common Name:
Texan silver leaf
Plot:
6




Botanical Name:
Napoleonaea beninensis
Common Name:
Napoleon's hat
Plot:
45




Botanical Name:
Pereskia grandifolia
Common Name:
wax rose
Plot:
 6




Botanical Name:
Phytolacca dioica
Common Name:

Plot:
33




Botanical Name:
Pimenta racemosa
Common Name:
bay-rum tree
Plots:
 41a, 45, 46




Botanical Name:
Portlandia platantha
Common Name:

Plots:
24, 25, 50, 146




Botanical Name:
Portlandia proctorii
Common Name:

Plots:
8, 44




Botanical Name:
Pseudobombax ellipticum
Common Name:
shaving-brush tree
Plot:
26




Botanical Name:
 Samyda sp.
Common Name:

Plot:
51




Botanical Name:
Senna polyphylla
Common Name:
desert senna
Plot:
51




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




Botanical Name:
Tabernaemontana pachysiphon
Common Name:

Plot:
41a




Botanical Name:
Wallaceodendron celebicum
Common Name:

Plot:
19a




Botanical Name:
Wigandia urens
Common Name:

Plot:
3a




Botanical Name:
Woodfordia uniflora
Common Name:

Plot:
30




Botanical Name:
Wrightia religiosa
Common Name:

Plot:
41

Vine Pergola




Botanical Name:
Aristolochia maxima
Common Name:
pipevine
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Bauhinia fassoglensis
Common Name:

Plots:





Botanical Name:
Chonemorpha fragrans
Common Name:
frangipani vine
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Clerodendrum splendens
Common Name:
 bleeding heart vine
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Combretum aubletii
Common Name:
monkey's brush
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Combretum indicum
Common Name:
Rangoon creeper
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Congea tomentosa
Common Name:
shower of orchids
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Oxera pulchella
Common Name:
royal creeper
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Pyrostegia venusta
Common Name:
flame vine
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Schlegelia parasitica
Common Name:

Plots:





Botanical Name:
Securidaca diversifolia
Common Name:
Easter flower
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Solandra maxima
Common Name:
golden chalice vine
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Stigmaphyllon sagraeanum
Common Name:

Plots:





Botanical Name:
Strongylodon macrobotrys
Common Name:
 jade vine
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Thunbergia grandiflora
Common Name:
Bengal creeper
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Thunbergia mysorensis
Common Name:

Plots:


Lin Lougheed Spiny Forest of Madagascar
Plot 31



Botanical Name:
Aloe 'Rooikappie'
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Aloe sinkatana
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Aloe vaotsanda
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Euphorbia milii var. bevilanensis
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Euphorbia viguieri
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Pachypodium rosulatum var. rosulatum
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Senecio longiflorus ssp. madagascariensis
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Uncarina grandidieri
Common Name:
mouse trap tree
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Uncarina roeoesliana
Common Name:

Plots:


Tropical Plant Conservatory




Botanical Name:
Amherstia nobilis
Common Name:
pride of Burma
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Brownea grandiceps
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Calathea burle-marxii
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Calathea lutea
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Costus aff. erythrophyllus
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Costus malortieanus
Common Name:
stepladder plant
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Etlingera corneri
Common Name:
Siam rose ginger
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Etlingera eliator
Common Name:
torch ginger
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Etlingera venusta
Common Name:
Malay rose
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Herrania umbratica
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Osa pulchra
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Ouratea theophrasta
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Ruellia colorata
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Scutellaria costaricana
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Tacca chantrieri
Common Name:
 bat flower
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Tapeinochilos ananassae
Common Name:
pineapple ginger
Plots:


Lisa D. Anness South Florida Butterfly Garden
Plot 19b



Botanical Name:
Acacia choriphylla
Common Name:
cinnecord
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Anastraphia ilicifolia
Common Name:

Plots:



Botanical Name:
Asclepias curassavica
Common Name:
milkweed
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Brya ebenus
Common Name:
Jamaican rain tree
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Calotropis gigantea
Common Name:
 giant milkweed
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Cnidoscolus aconitifolius
Common Name:
chaya
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Justicia brandegeeana
Common Name:
shrimp plant
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Lantana involucrata
Common Name:
wild sage
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Melochia tomentosa
Common Name:
teabush
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Pentas lanceolata
Common Name:
Egyptian starclusters
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Psychotria nervosa
Common Name:
wild coffee
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Salvia coccinea
Common Name:
tropical sage
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Senna polyphylla
Common Name:
twin senna
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Sophora tomentosa
Common Name:
necklace pod
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Tournefortia hirsutissima
Common Name:
chiggery-grapes
Plots:




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


Lowlands



Botanical Name:
Amorpha herbacea var. crenulata
Common Name:
crenulate leadplant
Plot:
176



Botanical Name:
Bletia purpurea
Common Name:
pine-pink orchid
Plot:
176



Botanical Name:
Bourreria cassinifolia
Common Name:
pineland strongbark
Plot:
176



Botanical Name:
Brunfelsia densifolia
Common Name:
serpentine hill rain tree
Plots:
158, 164



Botanical Name:
Byrsonima lucida
Common Name:
locust-berry
Plots:
62, 167, 176




Botanical Name:
Callicarpa americana
Common Name:
American beauty berry
Plot:
 176




Botanical Name:
Cassia emarginata
Common Name:

Plot:
164




Botanical Name:
Catalpa punctata
Common Name:
Cuban catalpa
Plot:
164




Botanical Name:
Chamaecrista deeringiana
Common Name:
partridge pea
Plot:
176



Botanical Name:
Coccoloba sp.
Common Name:

Plot:
158



Botanical Name:
Corchorus sp.
Common Name:

Plot:
164



Botanical Name:
Crateva religiosa
Common Name:
 sacred garlic pear
Plot:
169



Botanical Name:
Croton discolor
Common Name:

Plot:
158



Botanical Name:
Galactia smallii
Common Name:
 Small's milk-pea
Plot:
 176



Botanical Name:
Guaiacum officinale
Common Name:
lignum-vitae
Plot:
99c



Botanical Name:
Melochia tomentosa
Common Name:
woolly pyramidflower
Plots:
164, 176



Botanical Name:
Pithecellobium unguis-cati
Common Name:
cat's claw
Plot:
164



Botanical Name:
Polygala cowellii
Common Name:
palo de violeta
Plot:
158



Botanical Name:
Pterospermum acerifolium
Common Name:
muchukunda
Plot:
 96



Botanical Name:
Salmea petrobioides
Common Name:

Plot:
164



Botanical Name:
Schotia brachypetala
Common Name:
tree fuchsia
Plot:
62



Botanical Name:
Senna mexicana var. chapmanii
Common Name:
Chapman's sensitive plant
Plot:
176



Botanical Name:
Tabebuia maxonii
Common Name:

Plot:
158



Botanical Name:
Tabebuia rosea
Common Name:
rosy trumpet tree
Plot:
173



Botanical Name:
Tephrosia angustissima var. corallicola
Common Name:
 coral hoarypea
Plot:
176



Botanical Name:
Thespesia grandiflora
Common Name:

Plots:
 92, 96



Botanical Name:
Turnera diffusa
Common Name:
damiana
Plot:
164


Photos by Arielle Simon/FTBG

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