Wildflowers of
Southern California
Flora of
Bermuda
Wildflowers of
Ireland
Flora of
South Africa
Aloes of the
Huntington Gardens
Mike's Favorite
Wildflower Photos

What's Blooming at the Los Angeles County
Arboretum


August 2007
Page Two




 
Eucalyptus erythrocorys
Red-capped gum, Illyarrie
Myrtaceae (Myrtle family)
Western Australia

 
Encyclia hanburyi
Hanbury's encyclia
Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
Mexico and Guatemala
 
Mentha X piperita
(M. aquatica X M. spicata)
Peppermint
Lamiaceae (Mint family)
Hort.

 
Senna multijuga
False sicklepod
Fabaceae (Pea family)
Mexico to South America
 
Datura wrightii
Jimson weed
Solanaceae (Nightshade family)
Western U.S. and Mexico

 
Harpephyllum caffrum
Kaffir plum
Anacardiaceae (Sumac family)
South Africa

 
The Ranunculaceae or buttercup family contains about 2500 species in 50-60 genera inhabiting all continents except Antarctica and ranging from sea level to high altitudes, but being concentrated in temperate and cold regions of both hem-
ispheres. It is also called the crowfoot family probably because of the palmately lobed or compound leaves, and it is rep-
resented by annual and perennial herbs, shrubs, lianas and aquatic plants. The inflorescences are terminal, and the flow-
ers either solitary or more commonly in racemes or cymes, showy, and radially symmetrical, although in some genera they are zygomorphic. The perianth con-
sists of one or two whorls that are often not clearly differentiated into calyx and corolla. Some family members are used in herbal medicines. The largest genera are Ranunculus (600 sp.), Delphinium (365), Thalictrum (330) and Clematis (325).
Anemone hupehensis
(syn. A. japonica)
Japanese anemone, Japanese windflower
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family)
China


 
Encyclia parviflora
No common name recorded
Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
Mexico and Nicaragua
 
Brassia verrucosa
No common name recorded
Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
Central America

 
Cereus peruvianus
Peruvian apple, Night-blooming cereus
Cactaceae (Cactus family)
Southeastern South America

 
Hedychium gardneranum
Ginger lily, Kahili ginger
Zingiberaceae (Ginger family)
Northern India

 
Brahea armata
Blue hesper palm
Arecaceae (Palm family)
Northwest Mexico and Baja

 
Phalaenopsis equestris
No common name recorded
Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
Philippines and Taiwan
 
Lycoris radiata
Red spider lily, Hurricane lily
Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis)
China and Japan

 
Phalaenopsis amabilis
Moon orchid
Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
Indonesia, Philippiines, New Guinea

 
Salvia madrensis
Forsythia sage
Oleaceae (Olive family)
Mexico

 
Salvia azurea
Wild blue sage, Azure sage
Lamiaceae (Mint family)
South central U.S.
 
Dendrobium 'Palolo Sunshine'
No common name recorded
Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
Hort.

 
Cattleya violacea
No common name recorded
Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
Venezuela, Brazil, Columbia, Guyana
 
Lycaste schilleriana
No common name recorded
Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
South and Central America

 
Eucalyptus woolsiana
Grey box
Myrtaceae (Myrtle family)
Eastern Australia
 
Currently unidentified



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