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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 …
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 …
Balloon plant - seeds and pappus
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Balloon plant - Asclepias physocarpa

Balloon plant - Asclepias physocarpa Family: Apocynaceae Other names: Balloon Cotton Bush, Balloonplant, Cotton Bush, Narrow-leaved Cotton Bush Gomphocarpus physocarpus, commonly known as balloonplant, balloon cotton-bush, bishops balls, nailhead, or …
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 …
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 …
Quercus velutina
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Black Oak - Quercus velutina

Black Oak - Quercus velutina Family: Fagaceae Synonyms: Quercus velutina var. missouriensis Quercus velutina, the eastern black oak or more commonly known as simply black oak, is a species in the red oak (Quercus sect. Lobatae) group of oaks. It is widespread …
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 …
Cassava - variegata
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Cassava - Manihot esculenta

Cassava - Manihot esculenta Synonyms: Janipha manihot, Jatropha manihot, Manihot aipi, Manihot dulcis, Manihot esculentus, Manihot manihot, Manihot melanobasis Family: Euphorbiaceae Manihot esculenta (commonly called cassava, yuca, manioc, mandioca and …
Agave americana
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Centuryplant - Agave americana

Centuryplant - Agave americana Other names: American Aloe, American Century Plant, Century Plant Synonyms: Agave altissima, Agave americana f. picta, Agave americana f. virginica, Agave americana var. marginata, Agave americana var. mediopicta, Agave …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Haleakala silversword - habit
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Haleakala silversword - Argyroxiphium sandwicense subsp. macrocephalum

Haleakala silversword - Argyroxiphium sandwicense subsp. macrocephalum Family: Asteraceae Argyroxiphium sandwicense subsp. macrocephalum, the east Maui silversword or Haleakala silversword, is a rare plant, part of the daisy family Asteraceae. The silversword …
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 …
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 …