Featured Plant

Brownea coccinea ssp. capitella   located in Plot 132
                                                                                                                                   


Blooming in March

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.

* Good location to see hummingbirds


Arboretum



Botanical Name:
Adenium arabicum
Common Name:

Plot:
6



Botanical Name:
Arachnothryx leucophylla
Common Name:

Plots:
24, 49, 57a




Botanical Name:
Ardisia revoluta
Common Name:

Plos:
45



Botanical Name:
Begonia cultivars
Common Name:

Plots:
4, 41, 49, 50




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



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

Plot:
33



Botanical Name:
Bravaisia berlandieriana
Common Name:

Plots:
18, 43, 143




Botanical Name:
Brownea sp.
Common Name:

Plot:
21



Botanical Name:
Brunfelsia grandiflora
Common Name:

Plots:
4, 5



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



Botanical Name:
Cordia gerascanthus
Common Name:
varia
Plot:
21


  Photo by Kenneth Setzer

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



Botanical Name:
Dombeya x 'Seminole'
Common Name:

Plots:
35, 57a



Botanical Name:
Erythrochiton brasiliensis
Common Name:

Plot:
39



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



Botanical Name:
Exostema nitens
Common Name:

Plot:
24



Botanical Name:
Fagraea ceilanica
Common Name:

Plots:
33, 47



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



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



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




Botanical Name:
Grewia occidentalis and Grewia sp.
Common Name:

Plots:
21, 33




Botanical Name:
Guaiacum sanctum
Common Name:
 lignum vitae
Plot:
54



Botanical Name:
 *Hamelia patens
Common Name:
firebush
Plots:
3a, 17, 25




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



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




Botanical Name:
 Inga paterno
Common Name:
ice-cream bean
Plot:
18



Botanical Name:
Kopsia arborea
Common Name:

Plot:
47



Botanical Name:
Pachira species
Common Name:

Plots:
17, 18, 55a, 58




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



Botanical Name:
Portlandia species
Common Name:

Plots:
8, 20, 24, 25, 44, 50



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:
Sobralia sessilis
Common Name:

Plots:
24, 25



Botanical Name:
 Sterculia ceramica
Common Name:
Fairchild's Sterculia
Plot:
59



Botanical Name:
Tabernaemontana pachysiphon
Common Name:

Plot:
41a



Botanical Name:
Wigandia urens
Common Name:

Plot:
3a

Vine Pergola




Botanical Name:
Aristolochia maxima
Common Name:
pipevine
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Bauhinia fassoglensis
Common Name:

Plots:




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




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




Botanical Name:
Eranthemum pulchellum
Common Name:
blue sage
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:
Prestonia mollis
Common Name:

Plots:




Botanical Name:
Pyrostegia venusta
Common Name:
 flame vine
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:




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

Tropical Plant Conservatory




Botanical Name:
 Alpinia rugosa
Common Name:

Plots:




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:
Freycinetia cumingiana
Common Name:

Plots:




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

Plots:




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



Photo by Martin Feather

Botanical Name:
Warszewiczia coccinea
Common Name:
chaconia
Plots:

Lisa D. Anness Butterfly Garden
Plot 19b



Botanical Name:
Anastraphia ilicifolia
Common Name:

Plots:





Botanical Name:
Asclepias curassavica
Common Name:
 scarlet 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:
Conoclinium coelestinum
Common Name:
blue mistflower
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:
Odontonema sp.
Common Name:
firespike
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 species
Common Name:

Plots:




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




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




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

Photos by Arielle Simon  

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