Featured Plant

                                                                                    


Pogonopus speciosus  chorcha de gallo   located in the Arboretum

                                                                                                                                       

Blooming in December

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
Plot:
33


Botanical Name:
Alvaradoa amorphoides
Common Name:
Mexican alvaradoa
Plot:
43


Botanical Name:
Arachnothryx leucophylla
Common Name:
Plots:
24, 49, 57


Botanical Name:
Calliandra haematocephala 'Alba'
Common Name:
Plot:
43


Botanical Name:
Cananga odorata
Common Name:
ylang ylang
Plot:
17


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


Botanical Name:
Clusia lanceolata
Common Name:
porcelain flower
Plot:
49


Botanical Name:
Cordia lutea
Common Name:
yellow geiger
Plot:
52


Botanical Name:
Dombeya cultivars
Common Name:
Plots:
35, 57a


Botanical Name:
Eranthemum pulchellum
Common Name:
blue sage
Plot:
57a


Botanical Name:
Erythrochiton brasiliensis
Common Name:
Plots:
39, 132


Botanical Name:
Euphorbia leucocephala
Common Name:
little Christmas flower
Plot:
41


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


Botanical Name:
Exostema ixoroides
Common Name:
Plot:
24


Botanical Name:
*Hamelia patens
Common Name:
firebush
Plot:
3


Botanical Name:
Hibiscus boryanus
Common Name:
Plot:
33

Botanical Name:
Hibiscus grandidieri var. greveanus
Common Name:

Plot:
35

Botanical Name:
*Holmskioldia sanguinea
Common Name:
Chinese hat plant
Plot:
3a

Botanical Name:
Kalanchoe sp.
Common Name:
Plot:
6

Botanical Name:
Leea guineensis
Common Name:
Plot:
25

Botanical Name:
Neomarica caerulea
Common Name:
tropical blue iris
Plots:
50, 130

Botanical Name:
Pachira aquatica
Common Name:
Guiana chestnut
Plots:
18, 58, 151

Botanical Name:
Pavonia bahamensis
Common Name:
Bahamas swamp bush
Plot:
35

Botanical Name:
Parmentiera cereifera
Common Name:
candle-tree
Plot:
29

Botanical Name:
Phaleria macrocarpa
Common Name:
Plot:
30

Botanical Name:
Pittosporum moluccanum
Common Name:

Plot:
21

Botanical Name:
Pogonopus speciosu
Common Name:
chorcha de gallo
Plot:
24

Botanical Name:
Ravenia spectabilis
Common Name:
Plot:
39

Botanical Name:
Spathodea campanulata
Common Name:
African tulip-tree
Plot:
29

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

Botanical Name:
Tabebuia palmeri
Common Name:
Plot:
29

Botanical Name:
Tabernaemontana pachysiphon
Common Name:
Plot:
41

Botanical Name:
Tabernaemontana pandacaqui
Common Name:
Plot:
5

Botanical Name:
Tibouchina sp.
Common Name:

Plot:
41

*Good location to see hummingbirds

Vine Pergola
   

Botanical Name:
Allamanda violacea
Common Name:
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Aristolochia maxima
Common Name:
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Brunfelsia grandiflora ssp. grandiflora
Common Name:
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Cissus intermedia
Common Name:
bull vine
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Clerodendrum thomsoniae 'Delectum'
Common Name:
bleeding heart vine
Plots:


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


Botanical Name:
Saritaea magnifica
Common Name:
purple bignonia
Plots:

Botanical Name:
Schlegelia parasitica
Common Name:

Plots:

Botanical Name:
Solandra grandiflora
Common Name:
chalice vine
Plots:

Botanical Name:
Stigmaphyllon sagraeanum
Common Name:

Plots:

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

Botanical Name:
Wagatea spicata
Common Name:
candy corn plant
Plots:

Lin Lougheed Spiny Forest of Madagascar
Plot 31
 

Botanical Name:
Aloe vogstii
Common Name:

Plots:

Botanical Name:
Euphorbia viguieri
Common Name:

Plots:

Botanical Name:
Kalanchoe gastonis-bonnieri
Common Name:

Plots:

Botanical Name:
Pachypodium decaryi
Common Name:

Plots:
33, 49


Botanical Name:
Pachypodium lamerei var. ramosum
Common Name:

Plots:

Botanical Name:
Pachypodium rutenbergianum
Common Name:

Plots:

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

Lowlands: Pineland




Botanical Name:
Alvaradoa amorphoides
Common Name:
Mexican alvaradoa
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Bourreria cassinifolia
Common Name:
pineland strongbark
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Callicarpa americana
Common Name:
beautyberry
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Dalea carthagenensis var. floridana
Common Name:
Florida prairie-clover
Plots:



Botanical Name:
Heliotropium polyphyllum
Common Name:
pineland heliotrope
Plots:



Botanical Name:
Lantana depressa var. depressa
Common Name:
rockland shrub lantana
Plots:



Botanical Name:
Melochia tomentosa
Common Name:
woolly pyramidflower
Plots:



Botanical Name:
Physalis walteri
Common Name:
ground-cherry
Plots:



Botanical Name:
Pityopsis graminifolia
Common Name:
silk-grass
Plots:



Botanical Name:
Tephrosia angustissima var. corallicola
Common Name:
coral hoarypea
Plots:

Lisa D. Anness Butterfly Garden 
Plot 19b



Botanical Name:
Aristolochia littoralis
Common Name:
elegant Dutchman's pipe
Plots:



Botanical Name:
Aristolochia pilosa
Common Name:
Plots:



Botanical Name:
Asclepias curassavica
Common Name:
scarlet milkweed
Plots:



Botanical Name:
Bourreria virgata
Common Name:
roble de guayo
Plots:



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



Botanical Name:
Chromolaena corymbosa
Common Name:
Plots:



Botanical Name:
Conoclinium coelestinum
Common Name:
blue mistflower
Plots:



Botanical Name:
Cuphea ignea
Common Name:
cigar flower
Plots:



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



Botanical Name:
Melochia tomentosa
Common Name:
wooly pyramidflower
Plots:



Botanical Name:
Nashia inaguensis
Common Name:
moujean tea
Plots:




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



Botanical Name:
Senna alata
Common Name:
candelabra bush
Plots:



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



Botanical Name:
Sophora tomentosa var. truncata
Common Name:
necklace pod
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Stachytarpheta spp.
Common Name:
porterweed
Plots:

Photos by Arielle Simon/FTBG

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Botanical Name: