The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

April 2006

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Species:  Trachycarpus martianus

Common name:  Martius' Windmill Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

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Species:  Mammillarias

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes:

Species:  Rebutia albiflora

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Bolivia

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: White flowers

Species:  Rebutia mervaecense

Family: Cactaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Pink flowers

Species:  Notocactus uebelmannianus

Family:  Cactaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Magenta flowers

Species:  Aporocactus flagelliformis

Common name:  Rat's Tail Cactus

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Bright pink flowers

 

Species:  Aloe striata/Aeonium arboreum 'Atropurpureum'

Common name:  Coral Aloe/

Family:  Aloeaceae/Crassulaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa/

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Photo on right is a closeup of Aeonium arboreum 'Atropurpureum'

 

Species:  Kalanchoe mortagei

Family:  Crassulaceae

Region of Origin:  Madagascar

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Red flowers

 

Species:  Aloe africana

Family:  Aloeaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:

 

Species:  Euphorbia milii var. splendens

Family:  Euphorbiaceae

Region of Origin:  Madagascar

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Red bracts

 

Species:  Veltheimia capensis

Family:  Liliaceae

Region of Origin:  S. Africa, Namibia

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Pink

 

Species:  Aloe saponaria

Common name:  Soap Aloe

Family:  Aloeaceae

Region of Origin:  S. Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:

 

Species:  Aloe wickensii lutea x A.trachyticola

Family:  Aloeaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Yellow flowers

 

Species:  Euphorbia grandicornis

Common name:  Cow's Horns Euphorbia

Family:  Euphorbiaceae

Region of Origin:  S. Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Seed capsules, yellow bracts

 

Species:  Euphorbia aff.horrida

Family:  Euphorbiaceae

Region of Origin:  S. Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:

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