Featured Plant


Freycinetia cumingiana    located in the Tropical Plant Conservatory

                                                                                                                                       

Blooming in February

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:
Adenium arabicum
Common Name:

Plot:
6


Botanical Name:
Arachnothryx leucophylla
Common Name:

Plot:
24


Botanical Name:
Bombax ceiba
Common Name:
red silk cotton tree
Plot:
 27


Botanical Name:
Brownea sp.
Common Name:

Plot:
21


Botanical Name:
Brugmansia species & cultivars
Common Name:
angel's trumpet
Plots:
32b, 49, 50


Botanical Name:
Brunfelsia species
Common Name:

Plots:
5, 27


Botanical Name:
Ceiba pentandra
Common Name:
kapok
Plots:
17, 35, 43


Botanical Name:
Clusia lanceolata
Common Name:

Plots:
41, 49, 50


Botanical Name:
Cochlospermum vitifolium
Common Name:
buttercup tree
Plot:
27


Botanical Name:
Exostema nitens
Common Name:

Plot:
 24


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


Botanical Name:
 Goetzia elegans
Common Name:
mata buey
Plot:
5


Botanical Name:
Grewia occidentalis
Common Name:

Plot:
21


Botanical Name:
Guaiacum sanctum
Common Name:
 lignum-vitae
Plots:
41, 54


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


Botanical Name:
Hibiscus species
Common Name:

Plots:
33, 35, 55a


Botanical Name:
Holmskioldia sanguinea
Common Name:
Chinese hat plant
Plots:
3a, 143


Botanical Name:
Pachira quinata
Common Name:

Plot:
17


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


Botanical Name:
Pavonia bahamensis
Common Name:
Bahama swamp-bush
Plots:
26, 35


Botanical Name:
Pittosporum campbelli
Common Name:

Plot:
21


Botanical Name:
Portlandia species
Common Name:

Plots:
8, 19a, 24, 25, 44, 146


Botanical Name:
Samyda sp.
Common Name:

Plot:
52


Botanical Name:
Seemannia sylvatica
Common Name:
Bolivian sunset
Plot:
32b


Botanical Name:
Sobralia species
Common Name:

Plot:
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 pachysiphon
Common Name:

Plot:
41


Botanical Name:
Triplaris cumingiana
Common Name:
long john
Plot:
142


Botanical Name:
Whitfieldia sp.
Common Name:

Plot:
50


Botanical Name:
Wigandia urens
Common Name:

Plot:
3a

Vine Pergola

Botanical Name:
Aristolochia maxima
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Bauhinia fassoglensis
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Centratherum punctatum
Common Name:

Plots:


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


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


Botanical Name:
Odontocline hollickii
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Onoseris alata
Common Name:

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:
 Solandra species
Common Name:
chalice vine
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Stigmaphyllon sagraeanum
Common Name:

Plots:


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


Botanical Name:
Thunbergia mysorensis
Common Name:

Plots:


South Florida Butterfly Garden
Plot 19b

Botanical Name:
Calliandra haematocephala 'Nana'
Common Name:
dwarf red powderpuff
Plots:

Botanical Name:
Chromolaena corymbosa
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Clitoria ternatea
Common Name:
butterfly pea
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Cnidosculus acontifolius
Common Name:
chaya
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Passiflora suberosa
Common Name:
corkystem passionflower
Plots:

Botanical Name:
Scutellaria havanensis
Common Name:
Havana skullcap
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Zanthoxylum coriaceum
Common Name:
prickly ash
Plots:


Tropical Plant Conservatory and Rare Plant House

Botanical Name:
Brownea grandiceps
Common Name:

Plots:





Botanical Name:
Calathea burle-marxii 'Green Ice'
Common Name:

Plots:

Botanical Name:
Calathea burle-marxii 'Ice Blue' 
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Calathea lutea
Common Name:

Plots:


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

Botanical Name:
Freycinetia cumingiana
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Heliconia chartacea 'Sexy Pink'
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Heliconia collinsiana
Common Name:

Plots:

Botanical Name:
Morinda latibractea    *Located outside
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Osa pulchra
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
 Pentagonia macrophylla
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Psychotria poeppigiana
Common Name:

Plots:

Botanical Name:
Ruellia colorata
Common Name:

Plots:


Pineland

Plot 176

Botanical Name:
Acacia pinetorum
Common Name:
pineland acacia
Plots:

Botanical Name:
 Alvaradoa amorphoides
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Asclepias viridis
Common Name:
green milkweed
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Bletia purpurea
Common Name:
pine-pink orchid
Plots:


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


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


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


Lowlands

Botanical Name:
Cestrum bahamense
Common Name:

Plots:
164

Botanical Name:
Corchorus sp.
Common Name:

Plots:
164

Botanical Name:
Euphorbia species
Common Name:

Plots:
158, 164

Botanical Name:
Mangifera indica 'Julie'
Common Name:
mango
Plots:
158

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

Botanical Name:
Phyllanthus myriophyllus
Common Name:

Plots:
172

Botanical Name:
Reynosia septentrionalis
Common Name:
darling-plum
Plots:
164

Botanical Name:
Salmea petrobioides
Common Name:

Plots:
164

Botanical Name:
Suriana maritima
Common Name:
bay-cedar
Plots:
164

Botanical Name:
Tabebuia species
Common Name:

Plots:
158, 164, 173

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

Photos by Arielle Simon/FTBG

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