Featured Plant


Combretum constrictum     located in plot 55b

Blooming in July

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:
Adansonia digitata
Common Name:
baobab
Plot:
3b

Botanical Name:
Alibertia sp.
Common Name:

Plots:
50, 56, 57a



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


Botanical Name:
Averrhoa bilimbi
Common Name:
bilimbi
Plot:
3a


Botanical Name:
Averrhoa carambola
Common Name:
star fruit
Plot:
3a


Botanical Name:
Baccharis dioica
Common Name:
hammock groundsel
Plot:
43


Botanical Name:
Barringtonia racemosa
Common Name:

Plot:
55a




Botanical Name:
Bougainvillea arborea
Common Name:

Plot:
33



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

 

Botanical Name:
Brunfelsia maliformis
Common Name:

Plot:
5



Botanical Name:
Bulnesia arborea
Common Name:
verawood
Plots:
34, 57a



Botanical Name:
Cameraria latifolia
Common Name:

Plot:
3a


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


Botanical Name:
Cassia fistula x  javanica
Common Name:
rainbow shower tree
Plots:
27, 33, 35


Botanical Name:
Combretum constrictum
Common Name:

Plot:
55b


Botanical Name:
Gmelina philippinensis
Common Name:

Plot:
51


Botanical Name:
Hamelia cuprea
Common Name:

Plots:
14, 17, 43


Botanical Name:
Hedychium coronarium
Common Name:
butterfly ginger
Plots:
49, 50


Botanical Name:
Jacquinia keyensis
Common Name:
joe-wood
Plot:
22


Botanical Name:
Kigelia africana
Common Name:
sausage tree
Plots:
19a, 29


Botanical Name:
Kopsia arborea
Common Name:

Plot:
47


Botanical Name:
Lagerstroemia 'Monia'
Common Name:

Plot:
30


Botanical Name:
Lawsonia inermis 'Rubra'
Common Name:
henna
Plot:
30

 

Botanical Name:
Markhamia zanzibarica
Common Name:

Plot:
29

 

Botanical Name:
Mascarenhasia arborescens
Common Name:

Plot:
47

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

Botanical Name:
Plumeria pudica
Common Name:
bridal bouquet
Plots:
14, 55b



Botanical Name:
Plumeria species & cultivars
Common Name:
frangipani
Plots:
33, 38, 43, 47, 50, 52

Botanical Name:
Portlandia coccinea
Common Name:

Plot:
43


Botanical Name:
Portlandia grandiflora
Common Name:
bell flower
Plots:
8, 25


Botanical Name:
Portlandia platantha
Common Name:

Plots:
24, 25, 50, 146


Botanical Name:
Portlandia proctorii
Common Name:
crimson portlandia
Plots:
8, 19a, 44


Botanical Name:
Radermachera sp. 'Kunming'
Common Name:

Plots:
18, 29, 57a


Botanical Name:
Ravenia spectabilis
Common Name:

Plot:
39


Botanical Name:
Rondeletia odorata
Common Name:
Panama-rose
Plots:
17, 21, 24


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

 



Botanical Name:
Strophanthus boivinii
Common Name:

Plot:
47


Botanical Name:
Tabernaemontana spp.
Common Name:

Plots:
5, 47, 49

 

Botanical Name:
Wrightia coccinea
Common Name:

Plot:
24


Vine Pergola

 

Botanical Name:
Adenocalymna comosum
Common Name:


Botanical Name:
Argyreia nervosa
Common Name:
woolly morning glory
Plots:

 

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:
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

 

Botanical Name:
Petraeovitex bambusetorum
Common Name:
Nong Nooch vine
Plots:

Botanical Name:
Rhytidophyllum tomentosum
Common Name:
little screamers
Plots:

Botanical Name:
Schlegelia parasitica
Common Name:

Plots:

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

Botanical Name:
Stigmaphyllon sagraeanum
Common Name:

Plots:

 

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

Botanical Name:
Thunbergia mysorensis
Common Name:

Plots:



Tropical Plant Conservatory and Rare Plant House



Botanical Name:
Costus stenophyllus
Common Name:

Plots:


 

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



 

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




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

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Homalomena rubescens
Common Name:

Plots:


 

Botanical Name:
Ouratea theophrasta
Common Name:

Plots:


 

Botanical Name:
Psychotria poeppigiana
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Tacca integrifolia
Common Name:
white bat flower
Plots:


 

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


 

Lisa D. Anness South Florida Butterfly Garden
Plot 19b

Botanical Name:
Anastraphia ilicifolia
Common Name:

Plots:

Botanical Name:
Asclepias curassavica
Common Name:
milkweed
Plots:

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

Botanical Name:
Bourreria succulenta
Common Name:
Bahama strongbark
Plots:

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

Botanical Name:
Cnidoscolus aconitifolius
Common Name:
chaya
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Hamelia patens
Common Name:
firebush
Plots:



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



Botanical Name:
Melochia tomentosa
Common Name:
teabush
Plots:



Botanical Name:
Mimosa strigillosa
Common Name:
powderpuff
Plots:



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



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



Botanical Name:
Psychotria ligustrifolia
Common Name:
Bahama wild coffee
Plots:



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



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



Botanical Name:
Vitex sp.
Common Name:

Plots:


Lowlands



Botanical Name:
Acacia macracantha
Common Name:
steel Acacia
Plot:
164

 

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

 

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


Botanical Name:
Euphorbia gymnonota
Common Name:

Plot:
164



Botanical Name:
Guaiacum sanctum
Common Name:
lignum vitae
Plots:
158, 176


Botanical Name:
Guettarda scabra
Common Name:
rough velvet-seed
Plot:
176



Botanical Name:
Hypelate trifoliate
Common Name:
white ironwood
Plot:
164


Botanical Name:
Jacaranda caerulea
Common Name:

Plot:
164



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



Botanical Name:
Lonchocarpus domingensis
Common Name:

Plot:
164



Botanical Name:
Physalis walteri
Common Name:
ground-cherry
Plot:
176



Botanical Name:
Plumeria 'Dieudonne'
Common Name:

Plot:
172



Botanical Name:
Solanum conocarpum
Common Name:

Plot:
158



Botanical Name:
Tabebuia maxonii
Common Name:

Plot:
158



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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