Featured Plant


Podranea ricasoliana   pink trumpet vine   Visible from Old Cutler Road

Blooming in November

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:
Adenaria floribunda
Common Name:

Plot:
30


Botanical Name:
Aloysia virgata
Common Name:
sweet almond bush
Plot:
33


Botanical Name:
Alstonia scholaris
Common Name:

Plots:
57a, 151


Botanical Name:
Ardisia escallonioides
Common Name:
marlberry
Plot:
24


Botanical Name:
Brunfelsia lactea
Common Name:
vega blanca
Plot:
27


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


Botanical Name:
Ceiba insignis
Common Name:

Plot:
26


Botanical Name:
Ceiba speciosa
Common Name:
silk floss tree
Plots:
26, 46, 49, 52


Botanical Name:
Colvillea racemosa
Common Name:
Colville's glory
Plot:
35


Botanical Name:
Cordia alliodora
Common Name:

Plot:
52


Botanical Name:
Cubanola domingensis
Common Name:

Plots:
24, 43




Botanical Name:
Dombeya spp. & cultivars
Common Name:

Plots:
35, 55a, 57a


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


Botanical Name:
Elaeocarpus hygrophilus
Common Name:

Plot:
45


Botanical Name:
Exostema ixoroides
Common Name:

Plot:
24


Botanical Name:
Gardenia carinata
Common Name:

Plots:
12, 41


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


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


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


Botanical Name:
Hibiscus grandidieri var. greveanus
Common Name:

Plot:
35


Botanical Name:
Hibiscus schizopetalus
Common Name:
fringed hibiscus
Plots:
33, 55a


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


Botanical Name:
Jatropha integerrima
Common Name:
peregrina
Plot:
12


Botanical Name:
Kigelia africana
Common Name:
sausage Tree
Plot:
29


Botanical Name:
Kopsia arborea
Common Name:

Plot:
47


Botanical Name:
Lonchocarpus violaceus
Common Name:

Plots:
55b, 57a


Botanical Name:
Markhamia lutea
Common Name:
Nile tulip-tree
Plot:
29


Botanical Name:
Muhlenbergia capillaris
Common Name:
muhly grass
Plot:
54


Botanical Name:
Neomarica caerulea
Common Name:
tropical blue iris
Plots:
49, 130


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


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


Botanical Name:
Senna polyphylla
Common Name:
desert senna
Plots:
19b, 51




Botanical Name:
Sobralia spp.
Common Name:

Plots:
24, 25


Botanical Name:
Strobilanthes cusia
Common Name:
assam indigo
Plot:
50

*Good location to see hummingbirds

Vine Pergola

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


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

Botanical Name:
Rhytidophyllum tomentosum
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Schlegelia parasitica
Common Name:

Plots:

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

Botanical Name:
Stigmaphylon 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 sinkatana
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Euphorbia ambohipotsiensis
Common Name:

Plots:

Botanical Name:
Euphorbia capsaintmariensis
Common Name:

Plots:

Botanical Name:
Euphorbia milii var. bevilanensis
Common Name:

Plots:

Botanical Name:
Pachypodium decaryi
Common Name:

Plots:

Botanical Name:
Pachypodium lamerei var. ramosum
Common Name:

Plots:

Botanical Name:
Pachypodium rosulatum var. rosulatum
Common Name:

Plots:

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

Botanical Name:
Uncarina roeoesliana
Common Name:

Plots:

Lisa D. Anness Butterfly Garden
Plot 19b

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Botanical Name:
Senna mexicana var. chapmanii
Common Name:
Bahama senna
Plots:

Botanical Name:
Senna nitida
Common Name:

Plots:

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

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

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

Pineland
Plots 176 & 97b

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

Botanical Name:
Callicarpa americana
Common Name:
beautyberry
Plots:

Botanical Name:
Chiococca parvifolia
Common Name:
pineland snowberry
Plots:

Botanical Name:
Croton linearis
Common Name:
pineland croton
Plots:

Botanical Name:
Forestiera segregata
Common Name:
Florida privet
Plots:

Botanical Name:
Heliotropium polyphyllum
Common Name:
pineland heliotrope
Plots:
33, 49

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



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



Botanical Name:
Muhlenbergia capillaris
Common Name:
muhly grass
Plots:



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

 

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


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


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


Botanical Name:
Trichostema dichotomum
Common Name:
forked bluecurls
Plots:

Bahamas Collection
Plots 164 & 166


Botanical Name:
Acacia macracantha
Common Name:
steel acacia
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Calliandra formosa
Common Name:
white calliandra
Plots:



Botanical Name:
Coccoloba swartzii
Common Name:
tie-tongue
Plots:
33, 49


Botanical Name:
Corchorus sp.
Common Name:

Plots:

Botanical Name:
Euphorbia gymnonota
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Helicteres jamaicensis
Common Name:
cow-bush
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Jacquinia keyensis
Common Name:
Joe-wood
Plots:




Botanical Name:
Melochia sp.
Common Name:

Plots:



Botanical Name:
Pithecellobium bahamense
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Turnera diffusa
Common Name:
damiana
Plots:

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