The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

November 2007

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Species:  Agave deserti

Common name:  Mescal

Family:  Agavaceae

Region of Origin:  US, Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:   Tall flower stalk

Species:  Acacia farnesiana

Common name:  Huisache

Family:  Fabaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:   Yellow fragrant flowers


Species:  Cassia wislenzii

Family:  Fabaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:   Yellow fragrant flowers

 

Species:  Aloe fosteri

Family:  Aloeaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

 

Species:  Deodara cedrus

Common name:  Deodar Cedar

Family:  Pinaceae

Region of Origin:  Himalayas

Location in Garden:  Lily Ponds

Notes:   Ripe male pollen cones

 

Species:  Melaleuca quinquenervia

Common name:  Cajeput, Paperbark Tree

Family:  Myrtaceae

Location in Garden:  Lily Ponds

Notes:   White stamen flowers

 

Species:  Phytolacca dioica

Common name:  Ombu

Family:  Phytolaccaceae

Region of Origin:  Argentina

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

 

Species:  Aechmea aquilegia

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:   Red/yellow flowers

Species:  Aechmea blanchetiana

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden


Species:  Vriesea

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Region of Origin:  South America

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

 

Species:  Polygonum capitatum

Common name:  Pink Clover Blossom

Family:  Polygonaceae

Region of Origin:  Himalayas

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden, Japanese Garden

Notes:   Small pink flowers

 

Species:  Anthurium acoyanense

Family:  Araceae

Region of Origin:  Ecuador

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:   Flower spikes

Species:  Aechmea distichantha

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:   Pink bracts


Species:  Musa

Family:  Musaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:   A cluster of green bananas

 

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