The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

January 2008

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Species:  Justicia rizzinii

Common name:  Candy-corn Plant

Family:  Acanthaceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden, Jungle Garden, North Vista

Notes:  Flowers carlet with yellow tips

Species:  Acoelorraphe wrightii

Common name:  Everglades Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Region of Origin:  Florida to Central America

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden


Species:  Phoenix theophrastii

Common name:  Cretan Date Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Region of Origin:  Greece, Turkey

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Notes:  Yellow-orange inflorescence

 

Species:  Butia capitata

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Notes:  Kalanchoe delagoensis is growing on trunk  

 

Species:  Euphorbia tirucalli

Common name:  Sticks on Fire

Family:  Euphorbiaceae

Region of Origin:  Tropical and South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory, outside

Species:  Mammillaria decipiens ssp. camptotricha

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory


Species:  Coryphantha calipensis

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes:  Trichomes

Species:  Monadenium spectabile

Family:  Euphorbiaceae

Region of Origin:  Tanzania

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes:  Red flowers


Species:  Euphorbia lydenbergensis

Family:  Euphorbiaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes:  Yellow bracts

Species:  Sulcorebutia rauschii

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Bolivia

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory


Species:  Aloe angelica

Family:  Aloeaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

 

Species:  Aloe bainesii

Family:  Aloeaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:  Rose-brown flowers

Species:  Agave attenuata

Family:  Agavaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:  Bent flower stalk   


Species:  Aloe aculeata

Common name:  Red Hot Poker Aloe

Family:  Aloeaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa, Namibia

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

 

Species:  Kalanchoe marmorata

Family:  Crassulaceae

Region of Origin:  Ethiopia, Somalia

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden, by walkway to the Desert Conservatory

Notes:  White flowers

Species:  Aloe x principis

Family:  Aloeaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:  Red-orange flowers   


Species:  Cephalophyllum stayneri

Family:  Aizoaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:  Magenta flowers

 

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