Featured Plant

 

Corypha utan   gebanga palm   located in Plot 85

 

Blooming in May

 

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:
Acacia tortuosa
Common Name:
poponax
Plot:
3a

 

 

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

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


Botanical Name:
Ardisia seiboldii
Common Name:
 
Plot:
45

Botanical Name:
Bombax glabrum
Common Name:
Malabar chestnut
Plot:
35

 
Botanical Name:
Brunfelsia species
Common Name:
 
Plots:
5, 8, 27, 44, 49, 50, 52

 
Botanical Name:
Bulnesia arborea
Common Name:
verawood
Plot:
34

 
Botanical Name:
Cameraria latifolia
Common Name:
 
Plot:
3a
 
 
Botanical Name:
Cassia fistula x javanica
Common Name:
rainbow shower tree
Plots:
27c, 33
 
 
Botanical Name:
Catesbaea melanocarpa
Common Name:
 
Plot:
24
 
 
Botanical Name:
Catesbaea spinosa
Common Name:
lily-thorn
Plot:
24

 

Botanical Name:
Clerodendrum minahassae var. brevitubulosum
Common Name:
 
Plots:
35, 51

Botanical Name:
Cornutia pyramidata
Common Name:
pavilla
Plots:
50, 51

Botanical Name:
Crescentia alata
Common Name:
gourd tree
Plot:
29

Botanical Name:
Erythrochiton brasiliensis
Common Name:
 
Plot:
39

Botanical Name:
Fouquieria splendens
Common Name:
ocotillo
Plots:
6

Botanical Name:
Gardenia taitensis
Common Name:
Tahitian gardenia
Plots:
33, 57a

 

Botanical Name:
Goetzea elegans
Common Name:
mata buey
Plots:
5, 27d, 44

 

Botanical Name:
Grewia occidentalis
Common Name:
 
Plots:
21

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

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


 
Botanical Name:
Hura crepitans
Common Name:
 sandbox tree
Plot:
41a

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

Botanical Name:
Ixora chinensis
Common Name:
 
Plot:
24

Botanical Name:
Jacaranda cuspidifolia
Common Name:
 
Plot:
142

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

Botanical Name:
Leucophyllum frutescens
Common Name:
Texan silver leaf
Plot:
6
 

 
Botanical Name:
Majidea zanquebarica
Common Name:
 
Plots:
18, 44

Botanical Name:
Napoleonaea beninensis
Common Name:
Napoleon's hat
Plot:
45

Botanical Name:
Ocotea coriacea
Common Name:
lancewood
Plot:
19a

Botanical Name:
Oncoba spinosa
Common Name:
fried egg tree
Plot:
52

Botanical Name:
Pavetta australiensis
Common Name:
 
Plot:
25

 

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

Botanical Name:
Pereskia grandifolia
Common Name:
wax rose
Plot:
6

Botanical Name:
Pereskia portulacifolia
Common Name:
 
Plot:
6

Botanical Name:
Phaleria macrocarpa
Common Name:
 
Plot:
30

Botanical Name:
Pimenta racemosa
Common Name:
bay-rum tree
Plots:
41a, 45, 46, 57a

Botanical Name:
Portlandia platantha
Common Name:
 
Plots:
24, 25, 50, 146

Botanical Name:
Portlandia proctorii
Common Name:
 
Plots:
8, 44

Botanical Name:
Premna odorata
Common Name:
fragrant premna
Plot:
51

Botanical Name:
Samyda sp.
Common Name:
 
Plot:
51

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

 

Botanical Name:
Strophanthus boivinii
Common Name:
 
Plot:
47

Botanical Name:
Syzygium samarangense
Common Name:
wax jambu
Plot:
46

Botanical Name:
Tabernaemontana arborea
Common Name:
 
Plots:
24, 47

Botanical Name:
Thespesia grandiflora
Common Name:
 
Plot:
35

Botanical Name:
Vitex gaumeri
Common Name:
 
Plot:
29

Botanical Name:
Woodfordia uniflora
Common Name:
 
Plot:
30
 

Vine Pergola


 

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:
Combretum rotundifolium
Common Name:
monkey's brush
Plots:
 

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

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

Botanical Name:
Pereskia bleo
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 

Botanical Name:
Petrea volubilis
Common Name:
Queen's wreath
Plots:
 

Botanical Name:
Schlegelia parasitica
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 

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

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

Botanical Name:
Thunbergia mysorensis
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 

Lin Lougheed Spiny Forest of Madagascar
Plot 31
  
 

Botanical Name:
Aloe 'Rooikappie'
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 

Botanical Name:
Aloe sinkatana
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 

Botanical Name:
Euphorbia fiherenensis
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 

Botanical Name:
Euphorbia milii var. bevilanensis
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 

 

Botanical Name:
Euphorbia xylophylloides
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 

 
Botanical Name:
Pachypodium lamerei var. ramosum
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 

 
Botanical Name:
Pachypodium rosulatum var. rosulatum
Common Name:
 
Plots:



 
Botanical Name:
Pachypodium baronii var. windsorii
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 



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



 
Botanical Name:
Uncarina roeoesliana
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 



 
Botanical Name:
Uncarina stellulifera
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 
 

Tropical Plant Conservatory and Rare Plant House



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



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



 
Botanical Name:
Calathea lutea
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 



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


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



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

 
Botanical Name:
Hedychium longicornutum
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 



 
Botanical Name:
Osa pulchra
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 



 
Botanical Name:
Ouratea theophrasta
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 

 
Botanical Name:
Pentagonia macrophylla
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 



 
Botanical Name:
Psychotria poeppigiana
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 



 
Botanical Name:
Scutellaria costaricana
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 



 
Botanical Name:
Tacca chantrieri
Common Name:
bat flower
Plots:
 

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

 

 

Lisa D. Anness South Florida Butterfly Garden
Plot 19b

 

 

Botanical Name:
Acacia choriophylla
Common Name:
cinnecord
Plots:
 

Botanical Name:
Anastraphia ilicifolia
Common Name:
 
Plots:
 

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

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

Botanical Name:
Callicarpa americana
Common Name:
American beauty berry
Plots:
 

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

Botanical Name:
Cnidoscolus aconitifolius
Common Name:
chaya
Plots:
 

Botanical Name:
Justicia brandegeeana
Common Name:
shrimp plant
Plots:
 

Botanical Name:
Koanophyllon villosum
Common Name:
shrub eupatorium
Plots:
 

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

Botanical Name:
Malpighia glabra
Common Name:
Barbados cherry
Plots:
 

Botanical Name:
Mimosa strigillosa
Common Name:
powderpuff
Plots:
 

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

Botanical Name:
Psychotria nervosa
Common Name:
wild coffee
Plots:
 

 

Botanical Name:
Randia aculeata
Common Name:
indigo berry
Plots:
 

Botanical Name:
Senna mexicana var. chapmanii
Common Name:
Bahama senna
Plots:
33, 49

 

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

Photos by Arielle Simon/FTBG