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


June 2007
Page Six




 
Encyclia cochleata
Cockleshell orchid, clamshell orchid
Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
South Florida, West Indies, Central America, Columbia and Venezuela
 
Barkeria sp.
No common name recorded
Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
Central America

 
X Brassidium 'Wild Warrior Chieftain'
(Brassia X Oncidium)
Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
Hort.
 
Melaleuca teretifolia
Marsh honey myrtle
Myrtaceae (Myrtle family)
Southwestern Australia

 
Leptospermum trinervium
(syn. attenuatum)
Slender tea tree
Myrtaceae (Myrtle family)
Eastern Australia
 
Cordyline banksii
Forest cabbage tree
Agavaceae (Agave family)
New Zealand

 
Lagerstroemia fauriei
Japanese crape myrtle
Lythraceae (Loosestrife family)
Japan, S. China, Indochina
 
Helianthus annuus
Common sunflower
Asteraceae (Sunflower family)
U.S.A.

 
Eucalyptus oraria
Ooragmandee
Myrtaceae (Myrtle family)
Western Australia
 
Eucalyptus grandis
Rose gum
Myrtaceae (Myrtle family)
Eastern Australia

 
Senecio mandraliscae
Blue ice plant, Blue finger, Blue chalk sticks
Asteraceae (Sunflower family)
South Africa
 
Urginea maritima
Sea squill, Red squill, Sea onion
Liliaceae (Lily family)
Mediterranean

 
Dovyalis caffra
Kei apple
Salicaceae (Willow)
South Africa, Mozambique, Malawi

 
Strophanthus divaricatus
Goat-horns
Apocynaceae (Dogbane family)
Southern China, Vietnam
 
Butia paraguayensis
False pindo
Arecaceae (Palm family)
Paraguay

 
Phoenix hybrid
Date palm
Arecaceae (Palm family)
Hort.

 
Galium verum
Yellow bedstraw, Our lady's bedstraw
Rubiaceae (Madder family)
North America, Europe and Asia
 
Cymbopogon flexuosus
Citronella grass
Poaceae (Grass family)
Old World tropics

 
Mentha longifolia
Silver mint, Horse mint
Lamiaceae (Mint family)
Europe, Western Asia
 
Althaea officinalis
Marsh mallow, White mallow
Malvaceae (Mallow family)
Europe

 
The Dipsacaceae or teasel  family is nat-
ive to most temperate areas of the Old World and centered in the Mediterran- ean region but extending from the Ca- nary Islands to Asia and southward to South Africa. It contains about 250 spe-
cies in 10 genera, and according to APG II is placed in the order Dipsacales with the honeysuckle and valerian families. Scabiosa is another familiar genus. Fam-
ily members are primarily herbaceous with some low shrubs. The leaves are opposite or in a basal rosette, and the flowers are in dense involucrate and bracteolate heads, the calyx 4- or 5-merous and often represented by five or up to ten pappus-like bristles, and the corolla is tubular or trumpet-shaped with 4 or 5 lobes either regular or 2-lipped. The receptacle in Dipsacus is elongated. Inflorescence and calyx characters are strikingly variant probably due to disper-
sal mechanisms of the indehiscent fruits.
Dipsacus laciniatus
Cutleaf teasel
Dipsacaceae (Teasel family)
Europe


 
Wisteria chinensis
Chinese wisteria
Fabaceae (Pea family)
China
 
Oncidium wydleri
No common name recorded
Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
Brazil

 
Phytolacca americana
Pokeweed, Pokeberry
Phytolaccaceae (Pokeweed family)
North and Central U.S.

 
Phalaenopsis sanderiana
Sander's phalaenopsis
Orchidaceae
(Orchid family)
Philippines
 
Phalaenopsis philippinensis
No common name recorded
Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
Philippines



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