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Iris unguicularis
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Algerian Iris - Iris unguicularis

Algerian Iris - Iris unguicularis Synonyms: Iris stylosa Other names: Winter-flowering Iris Family: Iridaceae Iris unguicularis (also commonly known as the Algerian iris) is a rhizomatous flowering plant in the genus Iris, native to Greece, Turkey, Western …
Ananas ananassoides
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Ananas - Ananas ananassoides

Ananas - Ananas ananassoides Synonyms: Acanthostachys ananassoides, Ananas ananassoides, Ananas comosus var. ananassoides, Ananas comosus var. microstachys, Ananas guaraniticus, Ananas microstachys, Ananas microstachys var. nanus, Ananas nanus, Ananas …
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 …
Arctotis
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Arctotis - Arctotis

Arctotis - Arctotis sp. Synonyms: Venidium Other names: venidium Family: Asteraceae Wikipedia: Arctotis is a genus of annual and perennial plants in the family Asteraceae. Arctotis is native to dry stony slopes in southern Africa. Some of the plants are …
Spathodea campanulata
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Bignoneaceae seedlings promotion

Dear Friend I hereby introduce you to the family of flora with the most beautiful flowers on the planet earth. The family of Bignoniaceae! With moderate resistance to low temperatures and ideal for moderate temperature climates, the five species that …
Helleborus niger
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Black Hellebore - Helleborus niger

Black Hellebore - Helleborus niger Other names: Christmas Rose Family: Ranunculaceae Helleborus niger is an evergreen plant with dark leathery pedate leaves carried on stems 9–12 in (23–30 cm) tall. The large flat flowers, borne on short stems from …
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 …
Bloodflower - flowers and leaves
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Bloodflower - Asclepias curassavica

Bloodflower - Asclepias curassavica Other names: Bastard Ipecacuana, Bloodflower Milkweed, Cotton Bush, False Ipecac, Madagascar Cotton Bush, Milkweed, Milky Cotton Bush, Red Cotton, Red Head, Red Head Cotton Bush, Red-headed Cottonbush, Scarlet Milkweed, …
Forsythia x intermedia
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Border Forsythia - Forsythia x intermedia

Border Forsythia - Forsythia x intermedia Forsythia x intermedia is an ornamental deciduous shrub of garden origin. The shrub has an upright habit with arching branches and grows to 3 to 4 metres high. The opposite leaves turn yellowish or occasionally …
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, …
Calico flower - seed pods
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Calico flower - Aristolochia littoralis

Calico flower - Aristolochia littoralis Family: Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia littoralis (calico flower, elegant Dutchmans pipe) is a species of evergreen deciduous vine belonging to the Aristolochiaceae family. Aristolochia littoralis is a climbing vine …
Climbing ylang-ylang - leaves, flowers, fruit
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Climbing ylang-ylang - Artabotrys hexapetalus

Climbing ylang-ylang - Artabotrys hexapetalus Synonyms: Annona hexapetala, Annona uncinata, Artabotrys hamatus, Artabotrys intermedius, Artabotrys odoratissimus, Artabotrys uncata, Artabotrys uncatus, Artabotrys uncinatus, Unona esculenta, Unona hamata, …
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 …
Chironia gratissima
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Cosmic insanity

There are two magical places, paradises of flora in the province of Manica, Mozambique. Not living more than one hundred and fifty years is able to forget these places, absolutely magic, that are the mountains of Serra Choa and Tsetserra, this last one …
Fagus sylvatica
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European beech - Fagus sylvatica

European beech - Fagus sylvatica Synonyms: Fagus sylvatica var. atropunicea, Fagus silvatica Family: Fagaceae Fagus sylvatica, the European beech or common beech, is a deciduous tree belonging to the beech family Fagaceae. Fagus sylvatica is a large tree, …
Lonicera periclymenum
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European Honeysuckle - Lonicera periclymenum

European Honeysuckle - Lonicera periclymenum Family: Caprifoliaceae Lonicera periclymenum, common names honeysuckle, common honeysuckle, European honeysuckle or woodbine, is a species of flowering plant in the family Caprifoliaceae native to much of Europe. …
False Oat
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False Oat-grass - Arrhenatherum elatius

False Oat-grass - Arrhenatherum elatius Synonyms: Avena elatius Other names: Bulbous Oatgrass, False Oats, False Oatgrass, Onion Couch, Onion Twitch, Onion-rooted Twitch, Tall Oat-grass, Tall Oatgrass Family: Poaceae Arrhenatherum elatius, with the common …
French Tarragon - habit
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French tarragon - Artemisia dracunculus

French tarragon - Artemisia dracunculus Family: Asteraceae French tarragon is the variety generally considered best for the kitchen, but is never grown from seed as the flowers are sterile; instead it is propagated by root division. It is normally purchased …
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 …
Chamaedaphne calyculata
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Leatherleaf - Chamaedaphne calyculata

Leatherleaf - Chamaedaphne calyculata Synonyms: Cassandra calyculata var. angustifolia, Cassandra calyculata var. latifolia, Chamaedaphne calyculata var. angustifolia, Chamaedaphne calyculata var. latifolia, Chamaedaphne calyculata var. nana Family: Ericaceae …
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), …
Paris daisy - Cobbity daisy summer melody flowers and leaves
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Paris daisy - Argyranthemum frutescens

Paris daisy - Argyranthemum frutescens Synonyms: Chrysanthemum frutescens Other names: Marguerite, Marguerite daisy Family: Asteraceae Argyranthemum frutescens, known as Paris daisy, marguerite or marguerite daisy, is a perennial plant known for its flowers. …
Pinkfringe - habit
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Pinkfringe - Arthrostemma ciliatum

Pinkfringe - Arthrostemma ciliatum Common Names: Pinkfringe, Arthrostemma Family: Melastomataceae [(URL)] …
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Protea eximia - Protea eximia

Protea - Protea eximia Synonyms: Protea latifolia Protea eximia, the broad-leaved sugarbush is a shrub that may become a small tree, which occurs in mountain fynbos on mainly acidic sandy soils; the species was very well known under its old name of Protea …
Sambucus racemosa
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Red-berried Elder - Sambucus racemosa

Red-berried Elder - Sambucus racemosa Synonyms: Sambucus racemosa var. laciniata Other names: European Red Elder, Red Elderberry Sambucus racemosa is a species of elderberry known by the common names red elderberry and Red-berried Elder. Sambucus racemosa …
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 …
Medinilla speciosa
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Showy Asian Grapes - Medinilla speciosa

Showy Asian Grapes - Medinilla speciosa Medinilla speciosa, common name Showy Asian Grapes, is a perennial epiphytic plant in the genus Medinilla, belomging to the Melastomataceae family. Medinilla speciosa reaches on average a height of 45–60 centimetres …
Aloe swynnertonnii
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The Aloe beauty

Dear Friend Allow me to present one of the most important flora genera on the planet Earth. The genus Aloe! With more than 400 species already classified, essentially concentrated on the island of Madagascar and southern Africa, these plants are related …