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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 …
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, …
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 …
Crabs Eye
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Crab's Eye - Abrus precatorius

Crabs Eye - Abrus precatorius Abrus precatorius, known commonly as jequirity, Crabs eye, or crabs eye creeper, cocks eyes, rosary pea, paternoster pea, love pea, precatory pea or bean, prayer bead, John Crow Bead, coral bead, red-bead vine, country licorice, …
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 …
Prunus serrulata
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Japanese Cherry - Prunus serrulata

Japanese Cherry - Prunus serrulata Synonyms: Cerasus serrulata, Padus serrulata Other names: Japanese Flowering Cherry Prunus serrulata or Japanese cherry; also called hill cherry, oriental cherry or East Asian cherry, is a species of cherry native to …
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, …
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 …
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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 …
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 …