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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 …
Aloe Yucca - habit
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Aloe Yucca - Yucca aloifolia

Aloe Yucca - Yucca aloifolia Family: Asparagaceae Yucca aloifolia is the type species for the genus Yucca. Common names include aloe yucca, dagger plant, and Spanish bayonet. It grows in sandy soils, especially on sand dunes along the coast. Yucca aloifolia …
Liquidambar styraciflua
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American sweetgum - Liquidambar styraciflua

Liquidambar styraciflua, commonly called American sweetgum, sweetgum, sweet gum, sweet-gum (sweet gum in the UK), hazel pine, American-storax, bilsted, red-gum, satin-walnut, star-leaved gum, or alligator-wood is a deciduous tree in the genus Liquidambar …
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 …
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 …
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, …
Calico flower - seed pods
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Calico flower - Aristolochia littoralis

Calico flower - Aristolochia littoralis Family: Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia littoralis (calico flower, elegant Dutchman s pipe) is a species of evergreen deciduous vine belonging to the Aristolochiaceae family. Aristolochia littoralis is a climbing …
Greensword - leaves
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Greensword - Argyroxiphium grayanum

Greensword - Argyroxiphium grayanum Synonyms: Wilkesia grayana Other names: Hana Forest Silversword Family: Asteraceae Argyroxiphium grayanum, commonly known as the greensword, is a species of flowering plant in the sunflower family, Asteraceae, and a …
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
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Lawson Cypress - Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

Lawson Cypress - Chamaecyparis lawsoniana Synonyms: Cupressus lawsoniana Other names: Lawson Cedar, Oregon Cedar, Port Orford Cedar Chamaecyparis lawsoniana, known as Port Orford cedar or Lawson cypress, is a species of conifer in the genus Chamaecyparis, …
Marang - leaf
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Marang - Artocarpus odoratissimus

Marang - Artocarpus odoratissimus Family: Moraceae Artocarpus odoratissimus, also called terap, marang, johey oak, green pedalai, madang, tarap, or timadang, is a tree in the mulberry and fig family Moraceae. It is native to Borneo, Palawan, and Mindanao …
Asimina triloba
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Papaw - Asimina triloba

Papaw - Asimina triloba Other names: Common Pawpaw, Indiana Banana, Pawpaw, American Custard Apple Family: Annonaceae Asimina triloba, the papaw, pawpaw, paw paw, paw-paw, or common pawpaw, is a species of Asimina (the pawpaw genus) in the same plant …
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 …
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 …
Silversword - leaves
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Silversword - Argyroxiphium

Silversword - Argyroxiphium x Dubautia Family: Asteraceae Argyroxiphium is a small genus of plants in the sunflower family, Asteraceae. Its members are known by the common names of silversword or greensword due to their long, narrow leaves and the silvery …
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 …
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 …
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 …