Monday, September 5, 2016

Plant Index - By Family A - L

GARDEN PLANTS IN MALAYSIA

Acanthaceae
CLIMBER
Thunbergia laurifolia - Laurel Clock Vine, Laurel-leaved Thunbergia or Blue Trumpet Vine
SHRUB
Aphelandra squarrosa - Zebra Plant or Saffron Spike
Crossandra infundibuliformis - Firecracker Flower
Fittonia albivenis cultivars - Nerve Plant, Mosaic Plant, Snake Skin Plant, Silver Net Plant, Painted Net Plant or Lace Leaf Plant
Hemigraphis alternanta - Metal Leaf Plant, Re-flame Ivy or Red Ivy
Hemigraphis alternata 'Exotica' - Purple Waffle Plant or Red-flame Ivy
Hemigraphis repanda - Narrow Leaf Hemigraphis or Dragon Flame Plant
Justicia betonica - Squirrel's Tail, Tapak Murai, White Candle, White Shrimp Plant or Paper Plume
Justicia brandegeeana - Shrimp Plant, False Hop, Fountain Plant or Brazilian Shower Plant
Justicia fulvicoma - Mexican Shrimp Plant, Orange Shrimp Plant or Orange Plume
Ruellia rosea - Wild Petunia or Ruellia
Ruellia simplex - Mexican Petunia, Desert Petunia or Mexican Blue Bell

Amaranthaceae
SHRUB
Alternanthera dentata 'Brazilian Red Hots' - Joy Weed, Calico Plant or Joseph's Coat
Alternanthera dentata 'Purple Knights' - Joy Weed, Calico Plant or Joseph's Coat
Amaranthus Perfect Red - Bayam Merah Pekat, Chinese Spinach, Yin Tsai, Asian Spinach, Edible Amaranth or Leaf Amaranth
Amaranthus tricolor 'Illumination' - Joseph's Coat, Tampala or Summer Poinsettia
Amaranthus tricolor 'Flying Colours' - Summer Poinsettia
Cyathula prostrata cultivar (purple-green leaves) - Purple Hookweed
Gomphrena globosa 'Global Harmony' - Globe Amaranth, Bachelor Button
Iresine herbstii cultivar - Chicken Gizzard, Beefsteak or Bloodleaf

Amaryllidaceae
SHRUB
Eucrosia bicolor - Peruvian Lily
Hippeastrum vittatum hybrid - Amaryllis
Zephyranthes rosea - Rain Lily, Fairy Lily, Magic Lily or Atamasco Lily

Anthericaceae
SHRUB
Chlorophytum comosum 'Variegatum' -  Spider Plant or Ribbon Plant


Araceae

Araliaceae
SHRUB
Polyscias 'Dwarf Variegata' - Dwarf Polyscias
Schefflera arboricola cultivar - Variegated Umbrella Tree

Araucariaceae
Tree
Araucaria heterophylla - Norfolk Island Pine


Asclepiadaceae
SHRUB
Asclepias curassavica - Tropical milkweed, Blood Flower, Scarlet Milkweed, Cotton Bush, Mexican Butterfly weed or Bunga Emas 

Aspleniaceae
FERN
Asplenium nidus - Bird's Nest Fern


Asteraceae
SHRUB
Brachyscome multifida - Cut-Leaved Daisy, Rocky Daisy or Hawkesbury Daisy
Chrysanthemum x morifolium - Chrysanthemum, Garden Mum, Decorative Mum or Florist Mum
Cosmos Bright Eyes - Sulfur Cosmos or Yellow Cosmos
Gaillardia cultivar & hybrid - Goblin Daisy or Blanket Flower
Gazania sp. - Gazania or Treasure Flower
Gerbera jamesonii cultivar - Gerbera Daisy, Transvaal Daisy or African Daisy

Rudbeckia hirta cultivar - Gloriosa Daisy, Common Black-Eyed Susan or Prairie Sun Gloriosa Daisy
Symphyotrichum dumosum - Rice Button Aster or Bushy Aster
Symphyotrichum laeve - Smooth Aster or Smooth Blue Aster
Tithonia rotundifolia - Mexican Sunflower

Apiaceae
SHRUB
Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum - Flat-leaved Parsley or Italian Parsley

Apocynaceae
Adenium obesum - Desert Rose, Impala Lily
Catharanthus roseus 'Mediterranean Series' - Trailing Vinca
Catharanthus roseus 'Vinca Periwinkle' - Madagascar Periwinkle, Rose Periwinkle
Strophanthus preussii - Spider Tresses, Corkscrew Flower, Medusa Flower, Tassel Vine or Poison Arrow Vine

Balsaminaceae
SHRUB
Impatiens balsamina - Garden Balsam, Touch-Me-Not, Rose Balsam or Camellia-flowered Balsam
Impatiens x hawkeri - Impatiens or New Guinea
Impatiens walleriana - Impatiens or Bussy Lizzie


Brassicaceae
SHRUB
Brassica rapa var. parachinensis - Choy Sum, Sawi Manis, Sawi Bunga, Cai Xin, Chinese Flowering Cabbage, Oil Vegetable, Hakusai, Mock Pak Choy
Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus - Chinese Radish

Begoniaceae
SHRUB 
Begonia rex-cultorum hybrids - Rex Begonia or Painted-Leaf Begonia
Begonia x semperflorens-cultorum - Wax Begonia or Fibrous Begonia
Begonia x tuberhybrida - Hybrid Tuberous Begonia


Bromeliaceae
SHRUB
Billbergia pyramidalis - Flaming Torch or Summer Torch
Guzmania lingulata - Scarlet Star or Orange Star 
Cryptanthus zonatus - Zebra Plant

Cannaceae
SHRUB

Caryophyllaceae
SHRUB
Dianthus chinensis - Pink or Rainbow Pink
Dianthus chinensis x barbatus (Dianthus interspecific) - Pink 
Gypsophila muralis 'Garden Bride' - Low Baby's Breath

Clusiaceae
TREE
Garcinia subelliptica - Happiness Tree, Fukugi Tree, Philippines Fortune Tree or Common Garcinia

Crassulaceae

Dracaenaceae
SHRUB


Ericaceae
SHRUB
Rhododendron simsii - Azalea


Euphorbiaceae
SHRUB
Acalypha wilkesiana 'Java White' - Fiji fire plant, Beef Steak Plant, Copper Leaf, Jacob's Coat, Fire Dragon
Acalypha wilkesiana 'Mosaica' - Fiji fire plant, Beef Steak Plant, Copper Leaf, Jacob's Coat, Fire Dragon
Codiaeum variegatum cultivars - Garden Croton, Croton or Codiaeum 
Euphorbia bracteata - Tall Slipper Flower, Candelilla
Euphorbia milii - Crown-of-thorns or Christ Plant
Euphorbia pulcherrima cv. - Poinsettia
CLIMBER
Episcia cupreata - Flame Violet, Carpet Plant or Episcia
SHRUB
Chrysothemis pulchella - Copper Leaf, Sunset Bells or Black Flamingo  
Nematanthus sp. - Goldfish or Guppy Fish Plant
Saintpaulia ionantha - African Violet
Sinningia speciosa - Brazilian Gloxinia, Florists' Gloxinia


Hamaelildaceae
SHRUB
Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum - Chinese Fringe Bush


Hydrangeaceae
SHRUB
Hydrangea macrophylla - Hydrangea or Pokok Kembang Tiga Bulan


Labiatae
CLIMBER
Clerodendrum thomsoniae 'Variegatum' - Variegated Bleeding Heart Vine, Lolly Bush or Glory Bower 


Lamiaceae
CLIMBER
Petraeovitex wolfei, Petraeovitex bambusetorum - Nong Nooch Vine or Wolfe's Vine
SHRUB
Holmskioldia sanguinea - Chinese Hat Plant, Chinaman's Hat, Mandarin's Hat, 
Mentha sp. - Mint
Ocimum basilicum - Sweet Basil or Garden Basil/Tulsi
Parasol Flower or Cup-And-Saucer Plant
Plectranthus 'Mona Lavender' - Mona Lavender, Plectranthus Hybrid, Swedish Ivy or Spurflower
Rosmarinus officinalis - Rosemary 
Salvia officinalis - Garden Sage or Common Sage
Solenostemon scutellarioides - Coleus or Painted Nettle

Leguminosae
SHRUB
Christia obcordata 'Stripe' - Butterfly Leaf, Iron Butterfly, Butterfly Stripe or Swallowtail
Christia vespertilionis - Red Butterfly Wing or Mariposa


Lythraceae
SHRUB
Cuphea hyssopifolia - False Heather

Other Family: M - Z