Wildflowers of
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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
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July 2007
Page Two




 
Leptosermum lanigerum
Tea gum
Myrtaceae (Myrtle family)
Southeast Australia
 
Leptospermum petersonii
Lemon-scented tea tree
Myrtaceae (Myrtle family)
Eastern Australia

 
Tipuana tipu
Tipu tree
Fabaceae (Pea family)
Bolivia, Argentina

 
Syncarpia hillii
Turpentine tree
Myrtaceae (Myrtle family)
Eastern Australia

 
Zisyphus jujuba
Common jujube, Chinese date
Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn family)
China

 
Coccoloba tiliacea
Mandor
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat family)
Tropical South America

 
The Araliaceae is commonly called the ginseng or aralia family, and includes between 50 and 70 genera and from 700 to 1450 species, depending on which source is consulted. Although primarily a tropical family, its members are distribu- ted throughout much of the temperate world as well. Composed mainly of trees and shrubs, usually evergreen, its species are characterized typically by alternate, often large, pinnate- or palmate-compound leaves and smallish, radially symmetrical flowers in umbels, racemes, heads or spikes. The fruits are berries or drupes. The family is closely related to the Apiaceae (carrot family) and has been placed with them into order Apiales along with the pittosporums and half a dozen other families. The most important economic product of the family is ginseng but others are Chinese rice paper and various medicinal extracts. The ivies are also members of this family.
Oreopanax sp.
Araliaceae (Aralia family)
Mexico


 
Cratoxylum polyanthum
No common name recorded
Clusiaceae (Garcinia family)
China, Southeast Asia, Borneo

 
Euphorbia leucodendron
Yellow-wood bush spurge
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family)
Southwestern Madagascar

 
Zanthoxylum piperitum
Japan pepper
Rutaceae (Citrus family)
Japan

 
Juanulloa aurantiaca
Gold finger
Solanaceae (Nightshade family)
Central and South America
 
Anthurium bakeri
Anthurium
Aracaeae (Arum family)
Guatemala to Columbia

 
Pseuderanthemum alatum
Chocolate plant
Acanthaceae (Acanthus family)
Mexico and Central America

 
Eucalyptus grossa
Coarse-leaved mallee
Myrtaceae (Myrtle family)
Western Australia
 
Eucalyptus stricklandii
Strickland's gum
Myrtaceae (Myrtle family)
Western Australia

 
Diospyros lycioides
Bluebush, Star-apple, Monkey plum
Ebenaceae (Ebony family)
South Africa
 
Aster sp.
Asteraceae (Sunflower family)

Firmiana simplex
Chinese parasol tree
Sterculiaceae (Cacao family)
China and Eastern Asia

 
Centaurea gymnocarpa
Pink dusty miller
Asteraceae (Sunflower family)
Capri
 
Radermachera sinica
China doll, Asian bell
Bignoniaceae (Trumpet-vine family)
Southeast Asia



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