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Lunaria annua
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Annual Honesty - Lunaria annua

Annual Honesty - Lunaria annua Family: Brassicaceae - crucifers Lunaria annua, called honesty or annual honesty in English, is a species of flowering plant native to the Balkans and south west Asia, and naturalized throughout the temperate world. It is …
Betel palm - trunk
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Betel palm - Areca catechu

Betel palm - Areca catechu Synonyms: Areca cathecu, Areca macrocarpa Other names: Betel Nut Palm, Areca palm Family: Arecaceae Areca catechu is a species of palm which grows in much of the tropical Pacific, Asia, and parts of east Africa. The palm is …
Prunus spinosa - fruits
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Blackthorn - Prunus spinosa

Blackthorn - Prunus spinosa Family: Rosaceae Other names: Sloe Prunus spinosa (blackthorn, or sloe) is a species of Prunus native to Europe, western Asia, and locally in northwest Africa. It is also locally naturalised in New Zealand and eastern North …
Breadfruit Tree - leaves
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Breadfruit Tree - Artocarpus altilis

Breadfruit Tree -Artocarpus altilis Synonyms: Artocarpus altilis var. non-seminiferus, Artocarpus altilis var. seminiferus, Artocarpus communis, Artocarpus incisa, Artocarpus incisus, Artocarpus incisus var. non-seminiferus, Artocarpus incisus var. seminiferus, …
Cornus mas
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Cornelian-cherry - Cornus mas

Cornelian-cherry - Cornus mas Other names: Cornelian Cherry Family: Cornaceae Cornus mas (Cornelian cherry, European cornel or Cornelian cherry dogwood) is a species of flowering plant in the dogwood family Cornaceae, native to southern Europe (from France …
Giant Reed - variegated leaves
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Giant Reed - Arundo donax

Giant Reed - Arundo donax Synonyms: Arundo donax var. versicolor, Arundo versicolor Family: Poaceae Arundo donax, giant cane, is a tall perennial cane growing in damp soils, either fresh or moderately saline. It is one of the several species of the so-called …
Hens Eyes
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Hens Eyes - Ardisia crenata

Hens Eyes - Ardisia crenata Synonyms: Ardisia bicolor, Ardisia crenata var. bicolor, Ardisia crispa var. taquetii, Ardisia konishii, Ardisia kusukusensis, Ardisia labordei, Ardisia lentiginosa, Ardisia linangensis, Ardisia miaoliensis, Bladhia crenata, …
Jackfruit - trunk and bark
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Jackfruit - Artocarpus heterophyllus

Jackfruit - Artocarpus heterophyllus Synonyms: Artocarpus integrifolius Other names: Jack The jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus), also known as jack tree, jakfruit, or sometimes simply jack or jak, is a species of tree in the fig, mulberry and breadfruit …
Daphne mezereum
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Mezereon - Daphne mezereum

Mezereon - Daphne mezereum Family: Thymelaeaceae Other names: February Daphne, Paradise Plant, Spurge Olive Daphne mezereum, commonly known as February daphne, mezereon, mezereum, spurge laurel or spurge olive, is a species of Daphne in the flowering …
Duchesnea indica
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Mock strawberry - Duchesnea indica

Mock strawberry - Duchesnea indica Synonyms: Fragaria indica, Potentilla indica, Other names: India Mockstrawberry, Indian Mock-strawberry, Wild Strawberry, Yellow-flowered Strawberry Family: Rosaceae Duchesnea indica (sometimes called Potentilla indica), …
Cajanus cajan
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Pigeon pea - Cajanus cajan

The pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) is a perennial legume from the family Fabaceae. Since its domestication in India at least 3,500 years ago, its seeds have become a common food grain in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. It is consumed on a large scale mainly …
Platycerium
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Platycerium - Platycerium

Platycerium Synonyms: Alcicornium, Neuroplatyceros Family: Polypodiaceae Platycerium is a genus of about 18 fern species in the polypod family, Polypodiaceae. Ferns in this genus are widely known as staghorn or elkhorn ferns due to their uniquely shaped …
Hibiscus syriacus
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Rose of Sharon - Hibiscus syriacus

Hibiscus syriacus is a species of flowering plant in the family Malvaceae, native to much of Asia (though not, as Linnaeus thought, Syria, in spite of the name he gave it). Common names include rose of Sharon (especially in North America), Syrian ketmia …
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Rowan - Sorbus aucuparia

Rowan - Sorbus aucuparia Family: Rosaceae Other names: European Mountain Ash, European Mountainash Synonyms: Aucuparia sylvestris, Mespilus aucuparia, Pyrenia aucuparia, Pyrus aucuparia, Pyrus aucuparia subsp. aucuparia, Pyrus aucuparia var. typica, Pyrus …
Shoebutton - leaves and fruits
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Shoebutton - Ardisia elliptica

Shoebutton - Ardisia elliptica In Malaysia, a decoction of leaves is said to assuage retrosternal pains, and a paste made from the leaves is used to treat herpes and measles. In Thai traditional medicine, the fruits are used to cure diarrhoea with fever. …
Sugar Cane
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Sugar Cane - Saccharum officinarum

Sugar Cane - Saccharum officinarum Other names: Sugarcane Family: Poaceae Sugarcane, or sugar cane, are several species of tall perennial true grasses of the genus Saccharum, tribe Andropogoneae, native to the warm temperate to tropical regions of South …
Paphiopedilum
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Venus slipper - Paphiopedilum

Venus slipper - Paphiopedilum Synonyms: incl. Cordula, Menephora Other names: Slippers, Slipper Family: Orchidaceae - orchids Paphiopedilum, often called the Venus slipper, is a genus of the Lady slipper orchid subfamily Cypripedioideae of the flowering …