The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

September 2006

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Species:  Welwitschia mirabilis

Family:  Welwitschiaceae

Region of Origin:  Namibia, Angola

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

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Species:  Adenium boehmianum

Family:  Apocynaceae

Region of Origin:  Namibia, Angola

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Pink flowers


Species:  Borzicactus haynei var. atrispinus

Family:  Cactaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes:  Red flowers


Species:  Kalanchoe laetivirens

Common name:  Mother of Thousands

Family:  Crassulaceae

Region of Origin:  Madagascar

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: 


Species:  Conophytum calculus

Family:  Aizoaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: 


Species:  Conophytum lithopsoides

Family:  Aizoaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Magenta flowers

 

Species:  Ziziphus spina-christi

Family:  Rhamnaceae

Region of Origin:  Asia minor

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: White flowers

 

Species:  Aloe rabaiensis

Family:  Aloeaceae

Region of Origin:  Zanzibar, Kenya

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Yellow flowers


Species:  Euphorbia lambii

Family:  Euphorbiaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: 


Species:  Euphorbia lambii-crested

Family:  Euphorbiaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: 

 

Species:  Pachypodium lameri

Family:  Apocynaceae

Region of Origin:  Madagascar

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: White flowers

 

Species:  Plumeria acutifolia

Common name:  Frangipani, Temple Tree

Family:  Apocynaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Fragrant white flowers


Species:  Stapelia gigantea

Common name:  Carrion Flower, Starfish Flower

Family:  Asclepiadaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden, by the Cycads

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Species:  Stapelia hirsuta

Family:  Asclepiadaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Maroon flower attracts flies which attract lizards

 

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