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go to top  Family: Agavaceae

Agave
Agave albomarginata
Agave americana
Agave americana, variegated
Agave americana, variegated
Agave attenuata
Agave bovicornuta
Agave bracteosa - flower
Agave cerulata var. subcerulata
Agave chiapensis - flower
Agave colorata
Agave desertii - flower
Agave difformis
Agave durangensis
Agave filifera - flower
Agave xleopoldii = A. filifera x A. filifera ssp. schidigera
Agave funkiana
Agave geminiflora
Agave gigantensis
Agave guadalajarana
Agave gypsophila
Agave havardiana
Agave lechuguilla - flower
Agave lophantha
Agave lophantha 'Quadricolor'
Agave macroacantha
Agave mitis
Agave montana
Agave murpheyi
Agave ocahui
Agave ocahui var. longifolia
Agave palmeri
Agave parrasana
Agave parryi   form1, Organ Pipe Monument, Arizona - flower
Agave parryi   form 2 cultivated
Agave parryi, Guadalupe Mountains NM. Photo: John Moerk 2004
Agave parviflora
Agave pelona
Agave polianthiflora
Agave potatorum   cultivated
Agave potatorum cv. 'Kichiokan'
Agave pumila
Agave salmiana
Agave schottii - flower
Agave schottii var. treleasei
Agave sisalana
Agave stricta in the rock garden, RBG Kew - flower
Agave stricta in the Princess of Wales Conservatory, RBG Kew
Agave stricta var. pallida
Agave tequilana
Agave titanota
Agave toumeyana ssp. bella
Agave toumeyana ssp. toumeyana
Agave utahensis
Agave victoriae-reginae - flower
Agave vilmoriniana
Agave warelliana
Agave weberi

Beschorneria
Beschorneria albiflora
Beschorneria septentrionalis
Beschorneria septentrionalis
Beschorneria yuccoides - flower

Furcraea
Furcraea cahum
Furcraea foetida - Photo: Lowell B. Smith
Furcraea longaeva - flower
Furcraea selloa var marginata - Photo: Phil Parker

Hesperaloe
Hesperaloe campanulata
Hesperaloe parviflora, - Alpine, Texas

Yucca
Yucca aloifolia
Yucca aloifolia variegata
Yucca aloifolia 'Vittorio Emanuele II'
Yucca angustissima subsp. kanabensis
Yucca baccata
Yucca brevifolia
Yucca constricta
Yucca decipiens
Yucca elata
Yucca elephantipes syn. Y. guatemalensis Photo: Peter Hodgkiss
Yucca faxoniana
Yucca filamentosa
Yucca filamentosa cv. Bright Edge
Yucca filifera
Yucca flaccida
Yucca flaccida "Garland's Gold"
Yucca glauca
Y. glauca var. stricta syn. Yucca angustifolia - flower
Yucca gloriosa "nobilis"
Yucca gloriosa variegata
Yucca aff harrimaniae
Yucca rostrata
Yucca schidigera
Yucca torreyi
Yucca treculeana
Yucca whipplei
Yucca natural hybrid



go to top  Family: Aizoaceae (formerly Mesembryanthemaceae)
 
Acrodon bellidiflorus
Aloinopsis luckhoffii Syn. Aloinopsis setifera
Aloinopsis orpenii Syn. Prepodesma orpenii
Antimima concinna
Aptenia cordifolia photo: Thom Riddle
Argyroderma patens
Bijlia tugwelliae
Carpobrotus edulis - Budleigh Salterton, Devon, UK
Carpobrotus chilensis - Canford Cliffs, Dorset, UK
Cheiridopsis caroli-schmidtii - flower
Cheiridopsis namaquensis syn. Cheiridopsis cigarettifera - flower
Cheiridopsis denticulata
Cheiridopsis speciosa
Conophytum bilobum - Conophytum bilobum
Conophytum fraternum
Conophytum minutum
Conophytum recisum
Conophytum velutinum
Delosperma brunnthaleri
Delosperma congestum 'Gold Nugget'
Delosperma cooperi - Photo: Gary Levine 2002
Delosperma echinatum
Delosperma esterhuyseriae
Delosperma kofleri
Delosperma nubigenum
Delosperma 'Ruby Coral'
Delosperma sutherlandii
Dorotheanthus gramineus
Drosanthemum hispidum
Ebracteola montis-moltkei
Faucaria felina
Faucaria tigrina
Fenestraria rhopalophylla subspecies aurantiaca
Gibbaeum dispar
Gibbaeum heathii
Gibbaeum velutinum
Glottiphyllum longum syn. G. propinquum
Glottiphyllum nelii syn. G. pygmaeum
Glottiphyllum oligocarpum
Glottiphyllum peersii
Glottiphyllum regium syn. G. compressum
Hereroa calycina
Lampranthus aureus
Lampranthus deltoides
Lampranthus haworthiodes
Lithops bromfieldii var. insularis cv. sulphurea
Lithops karasmontana ssp. bella seedlings
Lithops lesliei
Lithops lesliei var. hornii
Lithops localis
Lithops localis
Lithops marmorata
Lithops olivacea
Maleophora crocea
Marlothistella uniondalensis
Nananthus vittatus
Pleiospilos bolusii
Pleiospilos compactus ssp. cana
Pleiospilos nelii
Ruschia calycina Syn. Zeuktophyllum calycinum
Ruschia maxima - flower
Stomatium bryantii
Trichodiadema stellatum



go to top  Family: Aloaceae

Aloe
Aloe aculeata
Aloe affinis
Aloe africana - flower
Aloe arborescens
Aloe arborescens variegate
Aloe arenicola
Aloe aristata
Aloe bainesii
Aloe bellatula - flower
Aloe brevifolia
Aloe buhrii
Aloe cameronii
Aloe capitata var. gneissicola
Aloe ciliaris - flower
Aloe classenii - flowers
Aloe deltoideodonta
Aloe dichotoma
Aloe dorotheae
Aloe ellenbeckii
Aloe excelsa
Aloe falcata
Aloe ferox
Aloe forbesii - flower
Aloe juvenna
Aloe lateritia
Aloe leptosyphon syn. Aloe greenwayi
Aloe musapana
Aloe marlothii
Aloe microstigma
Aloe mitriformis
Aloe palmiformis
Aloe peckii - flower
Aloe pendens
Aloe petricola
Aloe pillansii
Aloe plicatilis
Aloe polyphylla - flower - cultivated
Aloe x principis - cultivated, Portugal - Photo: Jorge Cannas 2013
Aloe pseudorubroviolaceae
Aloe ramosissima - flower
Aloe reitzii - flower
Aloe reynoldsii
Aloe rupestris - flower
Aloe secundiflora
Aloe sinkatana - flower
Aloe speciosa - flower
Aloe x spinosissima
Aloe squarrosa - flower
Aloe striatula
Aloe tenuior - flower
Aloe tomentosa - flower
Aloe vacillans - flower
Aloe vaombe - flower
Aloe vera
Aloe volkensii - flowers
Aloe wickensii
Aloe yemenica
Aloe sp. (longifolia ?) - flower

 
Gasteraloe
Aloe x Cosmo

 
Astroloba
Astroloba congesta

Bulbine
Bulbine frutescens
Bulbine frutescens stamens
Bulbine latifolia
Bulbine latifolia stamens
Bulbine semibarbata - flower

Bulbinella (non-succulent)
Bulbinella hookeri
Bulbinella hookeri
Bulbinella hookeri

Gasteria
Gasteria baylissiana - flower
Gasteria bicolor var bicolor
Gasteria bicolor var liliputiana - flower
Gasteria brachyphylla var. brachyphylla - flower
Gasteria carinata var. carinata - flower
Gasteria carinata var. verrucosa - flower
Gasteria dicta - flower
Gasteria disticha - flower
Gasteria glomerata - flower
Gasteria multipunctata - flower
Gasteria nitida var. nitida - flower
Gasteria pillansii - flower
Gasteria pseudonigricans - flower
Gasteria rawlinsonii - flower

Haworthia
Haworthia arachnoidea var. pearsonii
Haworthia attenuata var. attenuata - flower
Haworthia attenuata f. caespitosa
Haworthia attenuata var. radula
Haworthia bolusii var. blackbeardiana - flower
Haworthia coarctata
Haworthia coarctata fa. greenii
Haworthia cuspidata
Haworthia cymbiformis var. cymbiformis - flower
Haworthia glauca var. herrei - flower
Haworthia herbacea
Haworthia kewensis
Haworthia limifolia
H. longiana
Haworthia mantellii
Haworthia marumiana - flower
Haworthia marumiana var. batesiana
Haworthia mucronata - flower
Haworthia parksiana
Haworthia pumilla
Haworthia pygmaea - flower
Haworthia reinwardtii - Photo: Diana Burrola
Hawothia resendeana
Haworthia retusa
Haworthia rigida
Haworthia truncata var. trucata
Haworthia venosa ssp. tessellata
Haworthia viscosa - flower


 
go to top  Family: Amaranthaceae - Pigweed Family
 
Salicornia - halophytes
Salicornia europea - Chesil Beach, Dorset
Salicornia ramosissima - Chesil Beach, Dorset
Salicornia rubra - Death Valley, USA
 
Sarcocornia - halophytes
Sarcocornia perennis - Chesil Beach, Dorset
Sarcocornia quinqueflora - New Zealand - Photo: F. Caviggia 2013
 
Suaeda - halophytes
Suaeda maritima - Dorset, UK
Suaeda vera - Dorset, UK


 
go to top  Family: Amaryllidaceae
 
Boophane
Boophane haemanthoides - Nieuwoudtville, South Africa
 
Clivia
Clivia gardenii
Clivia miniata
Clivia miniata var. citrina
Clivia miniata 'Kirstenbosch yellow'
Clivia nobilis
 
Crinum
Crinum amabile
Crinum asiaticum
Crinum purpurascens
 
Cyrtanthus
Cyrtanthus brachyscyphus
Cyrtanthus elatus
Cyrtanthus falcatus
Cyrtanthus sanguineus var. sanguineus
 
Haemanthus
Haemanthus albiflos
Haemanthus humilis
 
Scadoxus
Scadoxus cinnabarinus
Scadoxus membranaceus
Scadoxus multiflorus
Scadoxus puniceus
Scadoxus puniceus
 
Stenomesson
Stenomesson miniatum


 
go to top  Family: Anacardiaceae
 
Pachycormus
Pachycormus discolor - flowers - cultivated, RBG Kew


 
go to top  Family: Apiaceae  syn. Umbelliferae - Carrot and Parsley Family
 
Azorella trifurcata - cultivated, RBG Kew
Azorella trifurcata - cultivated, RBG Kew
Crithmum maritimum - Canford Cliffs, Dorset
Crithmum maritimum - Canford Cliffs, Dorset


 
go to top  Family: Apocynaceae
 
Adenium
Adenium obesum - cultivated, RBG Kew


 
go to top  Family: Apocynaceae   Sub-family   Asclepiadaceae

Asclepias
Asclepias asperula - Ruby Road, Arizona
Asclepias viridis - Texas
Asclepias curassavica - in cultivation
Asclepias erosa - flower - Anza-Borega Park, California
Asclepias erosa - flower - Chloride, Arizona
Asclepias incarnata - cultivation, UK
Asclepias incarnata var. albiflora - cultivation, UK
Asclepias subulata - Organ Pipe Monument, Arizona
Asclepias subulata - Organ Pipe Monument, Arizona
Asclepias syriaca - Netherlands. Photo: Co Hoeksel
Asclepias viridis - Texas
Asclepias (Gomphocarpus) physocarpa flower - flower - seed pods - Cape Town, South Africa
Asclepias (Gomphocarpus) fructicosa - Worcester, South Africa
Asclepias (Gomphocarpus) fructicosa - Worcester, South Africa

Brachystelma
Brachystelma meyerianum
Brachystelma namaquensis
Brachystelma nanum

Caralluma wissmannii - in cultivation from Wadi Dhahr, Yemen

Ceropegia
Ceropegia ampliata
Ceropegia aristolochoides
Ceropegia ballyana
Ceropegia barkleyi
Ceropegia denticulata
Ceropegia distincta ssp. haygarthii
Ceropegia fusca - (habitat photo: Oscar L. Saavedra) flower
Ceropegia radicans
Ceropegia sandersonii
Ceropegia stapeliformis
Ceropegia woodii

 
Dischidia
Dischidia bengalensis
Dischidia lanceolata

Duvalia
Duvalia sulcata
Duvalia polita

Echidnopsis
Echidnopsis montana
Echidnopsis sp.
Echidnopsis sp.

Fockea
Fockea capensis - flower
Fockea edulis

Frerea
Frerea indica - RBG Kew

Hoodia
Hoodia gordonii - Phoenix Desert Garden
Hoodia gordonii
Hoodia ruschii

Hoya
Hoya australis (R. Br.) subsp. oramicola (Hill) P. Forster & D. Liddle - Photo: Michael Miyashiro
Hoya carnosa (L. f.) R. Br. - Photo: Christine M. Burton
Hoya coriacea Blume - Photo: Michael Miyashiro
Hoya curtisii, King and Gamble - Photo: Michael Miyashiro
Hoya elliptica, Hook. f. - Photo: Michael Miyashiro
Hoya erythrostemma Kerr - Photo: HSI slide library
Hoya fraterna, Blume - Photo: Michael Miyashiro
Unknown Hoya aff. Hoya hasseltiii, Miq. - Photo: Michael Miyashiro
Hoya imperialis Lindl. - Photo: Lois Duffey
Hoya lacunosa, Blume - Photo: Michael Miyashiro
Hoya meliflua (Blanco) Merr. - Photo: Christine M. Burton
Hoya mindorensis Schltr. - Photo: George Slusser
Hoya onychoides P. Forster and D. Liddle - Photo: Christine M. Burton
Hoya pachyclada Kerr - Photo: Christine M. Burton
Hoya pottsii,Traill - Photo: George Slusser
Hoya sussuela,(Roxbg.) Merr. - Photo: Michael Miyashiro
Hoya serpens Hook. f. - Photo: HSI slide library
Hoya imbricata Callery ex Decne - Photo: donated to HSI slide library by Chanin Thorut
Hoya obscura, Elmer - Photo: Michael Miyashiro
Hoya vitellinoides, BakHoya - Photo: George Slusser

Huernia
Huernia aspera
Huernia boleana
Huernia brevirostris
Huernia hislopii
Huernia hystrix
Huernia laevis
Huernia macrocarpa
Huernia piersii
Huernia pillansii
Huernia plowseii - Photo: Sebastian Boniforti
Huernia procumbens
Huernia saudi-arabica(?)
Huernia schneiderana
Huernia verekeri
Huernia zebrina

Larryleachia cactiformis (Trichocaulon cactiforme)
 
Mondia
Mondia whitei
 
Orbeopsis caudata
 
Periploca
Periploca graeca
 
Piaranthus
Piaranthus decorus

Philibertia gracilis

Orbea / Stapelia
Orbea (Diplocyatha) ciliata
Orbea pulchella
Orbea variegata
Orbea (Stultitia) hardyi
Stapelia mutabilis
Stapelia hirsuta - flower bud
Stapelia grandiflora - Photo: Martin Smith, U.K.
Stapelia lepida - Photo: Giuseppe Candiano

Stapeliopsis urniflora

Sarcostemma
Sarcostemma cynanchoides
Sarcostemma hirtellum
Sarcostemma vanlessenii
Sarcostemma viminale

Vincetoxicum
Vincetoxicum scandens



go to top  Family: Apocynaceae

Pachypodium
Pachypodium bispinosum
Pachypodium geay
Pachypodium lamerei - flower
Pachypodium lealii subsp. saundersii - Photo: Mike Vale
Pachypodium namaquanum
Pachypodium rosulatum - flower
Pachypodium succulentum - flower


 
go to top  Family: Araceae - Aroid Family
 
Zamioculcas
Zamioculcas zamiifolia


 
go to top  Family: Arecaceae - Palm Trees - woody xerophytes
 
Areca
Areca catechu - RBG Kew

Chamaedorea
Chamaedorea elatior - RBG Kew
Chamaedorea metallica - RBG Kew
Chamaedorea pochutlensis - RBG Kew
Chamaedorea seifrizii - RBG Kew
Chamaedorea stolonifera - RBG Kew
Chamaedorea tepejilote - RBG Kew

Chamaerops - monotypic genus
Chamaerops humilis - RBG Kew, hardy in Great Britain

Chuniophoenix
Chuniophoenix nana - RBG Kew

Howea
Howea forsteriana - fruit - RBG Kew

Hyophorbe
Hyophorbe lagenicaulis - RBG Kew
Hyophorbe verschaffeltii - RBG Kew

Jubaea - monotypic genus
Jubaea chilensis - RBG Kew

Livistona
Livistona chinensis - RBG Kew
Livistona rotundifolia - RBG Kew

Nypa - monotypic genus
Nypa fruticans - RBG Kew

Phoenix
Phoenix canariensis - half-hardy in Great Britain - RBG Kew
Phoenix dactylifera - RBG Kew - fruit (dates) - California
Phoenix reclinata - flowers - RBG Kew
Phoenix roebelenii - - flower - fruit - RBG Kew
Phoenix theophrastii - RBG Kew

Pritchardia
Pritchardia pacifica - RBG Kew

Rhapis
Rhapis excelsa - RBG Kew

Trachycarpus
Trachycarpus fortunei - RBG Kew - fruit - Bournemouth, hardy in Great Britain

Washingtonia
Washingtonia filifera - Palm Canyon, Anza Borrego Desert State Park, Ca.
Washingtonia robusta - RBG Kew



go to top  Family: Asteraceae - Ragworts, Daisies, Sunflowers
 
Burkartia lanigera   syn. Perezia lanigera
 
Dendroseris
Dendroseris litoralis - flowers - flower detail
 
Heliochrysum milfordiae
Leptonella dendyi
 
Othonna
Othonna capensis - flower
 
Senecio
Senecio articulatus - flower
Senecio barbertonicus
Senecio citriformis
Senecio crassissimus - flower
Senecio deflersii
Senecio galpinii
Senecio haworthii
Senecio jacobsenii syn. Kleinia petraea
Senecio junceus
Senecio kleinia syn. Kleinia nerifolia
Senecio longiflorus ssp. scottii syn. Kleinia scottii
Senecio medleywoodii
Senecio meuselii - flower
Senecio nyikensis - flower
Senecio pyramidatus - flower
Senecio rowleyanus - flower
Senecio scaposus
Senecio sempervivus - flower
Senecio serpens - flower
Senecio stapeliiformis
Senecio stapeliiformis ssp. minor



go to top  Family: Balsaminaceae - Balsams, Jewelweeds, Busy Lizzies
 
Impatiens
Impatiens balansae
Impatiens bisaccata
Impatiens glandulifera - roadside, Surrey UK
Impatiens grandis
Impatiens hians
Impatiens irvingii
Impatiens niamniamensis - flowers
Impatiens repens
Impatiens substipulata
Impatiens hawkeri ?
Impatiens walleriana - annual bedding


 
go to top  Family: Begoniaceae - Begonias
 
Begonia conchifolia
Begonia fuschioides
Begonia peltata
Begonia sandersii


 
go to top  Family: Bromeliaceae - Bromeliads
 
Deuterocohnia brevifolia - cultivated
Deuterocohnia longipetala - cultivated
Deuterocohnia lorentziana - cultivated
Dyckia frigida - cultivated
Dyckia maritima - cultivated
Hechtia argentea - cultivated
Hechtia texensis - Big Bend National Park, Texas
Puya alpestris - cultivated

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go to top  Family: Burseraceae - Torchwood Trees
 
Boswellia
Boswellia sacra - flowers
 
Bursera
Bursera microphylla



go to top  Family: Caryophyllaceae
 
Honckenya
Honckenya peploides - beach near Littlehampton, UK
 
Silene
Silene acaulis cv. Frances - leaves - RBG Kew
 
Spergularia
Spergularia marina - Hengistbury Head, Dorset, England
Spergularia media - Chesil Beach, Dorset, England



go to top  Family: Commelinaceae - Spiderworts
 
Callisia fragrans - Photo: Larry Berg
Callisia guerrerensis - flower
Commelina erecta - South of Marathon, Texas
Cyanotis somaliensis
Dichorisandra thyrsiflora - flower
Tradescantia micrantha - Big Bend National Park, Texas
Tradescantia pallida
Tradescantia sillamontana - RBG Kew
Tradescantia spathacea - flower - RBG Kew
Tradescantia spathacea forma concolor - flower - RBG Kew



go to top  Family: Crassulaceae

Adromischus
Adromischus cooperi
Adromischus cristatus syn. A. poelnitzionus
Adromischus cristatus var. clavifolius syn. A. nussbaumerianus
Adromischus filicaulis ssp marlothii
Adromischus hemispaericus
Adromischus marianiae 'antidorcatum'
Adromischus marianiae 'herrei'
Adromischus maximus
Adromischus phillipsiae
Adromischus triflorus
Adromischus trigynus

Aeonium
Aeonium arboreum cv. Schwartzkopf - Photo: Cherry Trenge 2003 - flower
Aeonium aureum Syn. Greenovia diplocycla - RBG Kew
Aeonium canariense var. palmense - RBG Kew
Aeonium cuneatum
Aeonium decorum - RBG Kew
Aeonium gomerense flower - RBG Kew
Aeonium haworthii - RBG Kew
Aeonium hierrense
Aeonium leucoblepharum - RBG Kew
Aeonium nobile - cultivated
Aeonium sedifolium
Aeonium simsii - RBG Kew
Aeonium tabuliforme - RBG Kew
Aeonium undulatum - flower - RBG Kew
Aeonium sp. (goodii?) - RBG Kew
Aeonium goochiae cv. 'Ballerina'
Aeonium x 'Cornish Tribute'
Aeonium x 'Kiwi'
Aeonium x 'Logan Rock'
Aeonium x 'Poldark'
Aeonium simsii x schwarzkopf
 
Aichryson
Aichryson aizoides 'variegatum'
Aichryson laxum - RBG Kew

Cotyledon
Cotyledon adscendens - RBG Kew
Cotyledon decussata - RBG Kew
Cotyledon orbiculata - Karoo Botanic Garden, Worcester, RSA
Cotyledon papilaris - flower - RBG Kew
Cotyledon tomentosa ssp. ladysmithensis - RBG Kew

Crassula
Crassula arborescens - RSA
Crassula ausensis ssp. ausensis
Crassula ausensis ssp. ausensis
Crassula brevifolia - RBG Kew - cultivated
Crassula x Buddha's Temple - cultivated
Crassula capitella ssp. thyrsiflora - RSA
Crassula cultrata - cultivated
Crassula deceptor - RSA
Crassula fusca - cultivated
Crassula helmsii - cultivated
Crassula lactea - cultivated
Crassula lanuginosa - cultivated
Crassula montana ssp. quadrangularis
Crassula multicava - cultivated
Crassula muscosa - RSA
Crassula nudicaulis var. herrei
Crassula orbicularis - RSA
Crassula ovata (Jade plant) - flower - cultivated
Crasula ovata cv. Gollum - cultivated
Crassula ovata cv. Blue Surprise - cultivated
Crassula pellucida ssp. marginalis f. rubra - cultivated
Crassula perfoliata var. falcata - RSA
Crassula perforata - cultivated
Crassula perforata - cultivated
Crassula pyramidalis - cultivated
Crassula pyramidalis var. scabrispina - cultivated
Crassula rupestris - RSA
Crassula rupestris ssp. marneriana - cultivated
Crassula sarcocaulis - cultivated - cultivated
Crassula schimperi ssp. schimperi syn. Tillea pentandra - cultivated
Crassula socialis - cultivated
Crassula swaziensis - cultivated
Crassula tecta - cultivated

Dudleya
Dudleya abramsii ssp. calcicola - RBG Kew- cultivated
Dudleya brittonii - flower - RBG Kew - cultivated
Dudleya edulis - RBG Kew - cultivated
Dudleya farinosa - cultivated
Dudleya farinosa green form - cultivated
Dudleya lanceolata - RBG Kew - cultivated
Dudleya pulverulenta - S. California - Photo: Nikki Thompson, LA
Dudleya virens ssp. hassei - cultivated
Dudleya viscida - RBG Kew - cultivated
Dudleya sp. #1 - S. California
Dudleya sp. #2 - S. California

Echeveria
Echeveria agavoides cv. Red Edge - cultivated
Echeveria cante - cultivated
Echeveria derenbergii - cultivated
Echeveria x gilva 'Red' = E. agavoides x E. elegans - cultivated
Echeveria harmsii - cultivated
Echeveria leuchotricha - cultivated
Echeveria macdougallii - cultivated
Echeveria prolifera - cultivated
Echeveria pulidonis - cultivated
Echeveria pulvinata - cultivated
Echeveria runyonii cv. Topsy-Turvy - cultivated
Echeveria setosa - cultivated
Echeveria strictiflora - Chisos Mountains Baisin, Big Bend National Park
Echeveria cultivar - from a photo by Brandon Kesinger

Graptopetalum
Graptopetalum amethystinum - RBG Kew
Graptopetalum bellum - cultivated
Graptopetalum pachyphyllum - RBG Kew
Graptopetalum paraguayense - RBG Kew

Kalanchoe
Kalanchoe beharensis
Kalanchoe blossfeldiana cultivar
Kalanchoe bracteata
Kalanchoe daigremontiana - Photo: Patrick Burns
Kalanchoe delagoensis - Photo: Cathy Sue Hawkins
Kalanchoe luciae - Photo: Ivo Polach
Kalanchoe cv. mirabilis
Kalanchoe rhombopilosa
Kalanchoe rotundifolia - flower
Kalanchoe schimperiana
Kalanchoe tomentosa

Orostachys
Orostachys spinosa - cultivated

Pachyphytum
Pachyphytum glutinicaule - RBG Kew
Pachyphytum hookeri - RBG Kew
Pachyphytum longifolium - RBG Kew
Pachyphytum oviferum - RBG Kew

Prometheum
Prometheum chrysacanthum

Rosularia
Rosularia elymaitica - RHS Wisley, UK

Sedum
Sedum acre - Littlehampton beach, UK
Sedum adolphii - cultivated
Sedum album - Littlehampton beach, UK
Sedum borissovae - cultivated
Sedum burrito - cultivated
Hylotelephium (Sedum) cauticola - cultivated
Sedum compactum - cultivated
Sedum dasyphyllum - cultivated
Sedum diffusum - cultivated - Photo: PJ Tolley
Hylotelephium (Sedum) ewersii
Sedum furfuraceum - cultivated
Sedum havardii - Chisos Mountains, Texas
Sedum hispanicum - cultivated
Sedum hultenii - cultivated
Sedum humifusum - cultivated
Cremnosedum x Little Gem
Phedimus kamtschaticus syn. Sedum kamtschatium - cultivated
Sedum lanceolatum - Colorado - Photo: Robin Howard
Sedum morganianum
Sedum nudum - cultivated
Sedum oregonense - cultivated
Sedum pachyclados - cultivated
Sedum pallidum - cultivated
Sedum pluricaule var. yezoense - cultivated
Sedum praealtum - cultivated
Rhodiola (Sedum) rosea - cultivated
Sedum rubrotinctum - cultivated
Sedum rupestre c.v. angelina - cultivated
Sedum sediforme - flowers - cultivated
Sedum sedoides 'alba' - flowers - cultivated
Sedum spathulifolium purpureum - cultivated
Sedum spathufolium 'Cape Blanco'" - cultivated
Sedum spectabile - cultivated
Phedimus spurius syn. Sedum spurium
Phedimus stoloniferus syn. Sedum stoloniferum - cultivated
Sedum telephium - cutivated
Sedum trollii - cultivated
Sedum wrightii - Chisos Mountains, Texas
Sedum sp. - San Bernardino Mountains, Ca.

Sempervivum
Sempervivum miscellaneous cultivars - RHS Wisley, UK
Sempervivum arachnoideum
Sempervivum arachnoideum cristate - RHS Wisley, UK
Sempervivum arachnoideum cv. "Robin"
Sempervivum arachnoideum cv. "White Christmas,"   flower
Sempervivum cv. Bronco - RHS Wisley, UK
Sempervivum cv. 'Bronze Pastel'
Sempervivum calcoreum - RHS Wisley, UK
Sempervivum ciliosum var. borisii - RHS Wisley, UK
Sempervivum cv. Corona - RHS Wisley, UK
Sempervivum cv. Emerson's Giant - RHS Wisley, UK
Sempervivum cv. Gamma - RHS Wisley, UK
Sempervivum giuseppe - flower
Sempervivum cv 'Heliotrope'
Sempervivum cv. Lilac Time - RHS Wisley, UK
Sempervivum nevadense - flower
Sempervivum cv. 'Red Ace'
Sempervivum cv. 'Skrocki's Bronze'
Sempervivum cv. Sprite - RHS Wisley, UK
Sempervivum tectorum monstrose
Sempervivum cv. 'Zilver Moon'

Tylecodon
Tylecodon atropurpureus
Tylecodon cacalioides
Tylecodon cacalioides
Tylecodon paniculatus
Tylecodon paniculatus
Tylecodon pearsonii - flower
Tylecodon racemosus - flower
Tylecodon reticulatus - flower
Tylecodon reticulatus
Tylecodon schaeferianus - flower
Tylecodon wallichii
Tylecodon wallichii
Tylecodon wallichii

Umbilicus
Umbilicus oppositifolius
Umbilicus rupestris



go to top  Family: Cucurbitaceae   - Gourd Family
 
Bryonia dioica (White Bryony) - flower ♀
Cucurbita foetidissima (Buffalo Gourd)
Gerraranthus macrorhizus - tuber
Ibervillea millspaughii
Ibervillea sonorae
Kedrostis africana
Xerosicyos danguyi



go to top  Family: Didiereaceae
 
Alluaudia
Alluaudia montagnacii
 
Didierea
Didierea trollii, dormant - mature stem -- procumbent stem in leaf -- procumbent stem in flower



go to top  Family: Dioscoreaceae   - Wild Yams
 
Dioscorea alata tuber - foliage
Dioscorea caucasica - flowers ♀
Tamus (Dioscorea) communis (Black Bryony) - flowers ♂ - flowers ♀ - berries
Dioscorea deltoidea - flowers ♂ - seed capsules
Testudinaria (Dioscorea) elephantipes - flowers ♂
Dioscorea nipponica - flowers ♀ - seed capsules
Dioscorea rotunda tuber
Dioscorea sylvatica
Dioscorea tokoro
Dioscorea villosa - flower ♀



go to top  Family: Dracaenaceae   - Dragon's Blood Trees
 
Cordyline - Cabbage Palms
Cordyline australis (RHS Wisley) -- Cordyline australis (RBG Kew) - flowers - flower detail
Cordyline australis cv. Southern Splendour
Cordyline australis cv. Torbay dazzler - Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens
Cordyline canniifolia - flowers
Cordyline fruticosa - flowers
Cordyline fruticosa cv. Tango
Cordyline indivisa
Cordyline petiolaris - flowers
Cordyline stricta - flowers - berries

Dracaena - Dragon's Blood Trees
Dracaena aletriformis
Dracaena aubryana - flower
Dracaena camerooniana - flower
Dracaena cinnabari
Dracaena draco
Dracaeana fragrans var lindenii
Dracaena deremensis syn. D. fragrans
Dracaena goldieana
Dracaena phrynioides - flower - fruit
Dracaena reflexa
Dracaena reflexa var. angustifolia syn. D. marginata
Dracaena sanderiana ('Lucky Bamboo')
Dracena schizantha - fruit
Dracaena steucheri
 
Sansevieria - Mother in Laws' Tongues
Sansevieria conspicua
Sansevieria cylindrica - Photo: Cynthia Nash
Sansevieria cylindrica - Photo: Cynthia Nash
Sansevieria gracilis
Sansevieria gracilis var. humbertiana
Sansevieria kirkii var. pulchra
Sansevieria parva - flower
Sansevieria splendens
Sansevieria suffructicosa
Sansevieria suffructicosa - Photo: Cindy Larson
Sansevieria trifasciata cv. 'Hahnii' var. variegata
Sansevieria trifasciata var. laurentii



go to top  Family: Euphorbiaceae   - Spurge Family
 
Euphorbia
Euphorbia abyssinica
Euphorbia aeruginosa
Euphorbia antisyphilitica - flower
Euphorbia balsamifera - flowers
Euphorbia buruana
Euphorbia caerulescens
Euphorbia canariensis
Euphorbia cap-saintemariensis
Euphorbia caput-medusae
Euphorbia clavarioides
Euphorbia clavarioides
Euphorbia enopla
Euphorbia esculenta
Euphorbia fimbriata
Euphorbia fortissima
Euphorbia grandicornis
Euphorbia griseola var. griseola
Euphorbia gummifera
Euphorbia horrida
Euphorbia jansenvillensis
Euphorbia meloformis ssp. valida
Euphorbia milii
Euphorbia milii var. splendens
Euphorbia obesa
Euphorbia pillansii - flower
Euphorbia pugniformis
Euphorbia pulcherrima
Euphorbia polygona
Euphorbia pteroneura
Euphorbia resinifera - flower
Euphorbia suzanne
Euphorbia tirucalli
Euphorbia virosa
Euphorbia willmaniae
Jatropha dioica - South of Shafter, Texas
Jatropha podagrica - flower
 
Monadenium
Monadenium coccineum
Monadenium heteropodum - flower
Monadenium rhizophorum
Monadenium schubei
Monadenium stapelioides - flower
 
Pedilanthus
Pedilanthus macrocarpus - flower - Phoenix Desert Botanic Garden
Pedilanthus tithymaloides - seed capsules - RBG Kew



go to top  Family: Fabaceae (Leguminaceae) - Bean Family
 
Dish of pulses
 
Erythrina
Erythrina crista-galli
Erythrina herbacea
Erythrina humeana - flowers



go to top  Family: Fouquieriaceae   - Ocotillo Family
 
Fouquieria columnaris
Fouquieria macdougalii
Fouquieria splendens



go to top  Family: Geraniaceae - Geranium Family
 
Pelargonium
Pelargonium bowkeri
Pelargonium carnosum - flower
Pelargonium cotyledonis - flower - seed pod
Pelargonium crithmifolium - flower
Pelargonium desertorum
Pelargonium echinatum
Pelargonium fruticosum
Pelargonium gibbosum - flower
Pelargonium grandicalcaratum
Pelargonium laevigatum - flower
Pelargonium paniculatum - flower
Pelargonium peltatum - flower
Pelargonium aff. rapaceum - flower
Pelargonium saxifragoides
Pelargonium tetragonum - flower
Pelargonium triste - flower
 
Monsonia
Monsonia sp.


 
go to top  Family: Gesneriaceae - Gesneriad Family
 
Aeschynanthus
Aeschynanthus pulcher
Aeschynanthus radicans
 
Chirita
Chirita liboensis
Chirita tamiana
 
Codonanthe
Codonanthe gracillis
 
Columnea
Columnea x banksii
Columnea gloriosa
Columnea linearis
Columnea oerstediana
 
Gloxinia
Gloxinia erinoides
Gloxinia perennis
 
Nematanthus
Nematanthus crassifolius
Nematanthus gregarius
Nematanthus gregarius variegata
Nematanthus strigillosus - fruit
Nematanthus tropicana - Photo: Arkadiusz Bajur
 
Petrocosmea
Petrocosmea grandiflora
Petrocosmea minor
Petrocosmea nervosa
Petrocosmea cryptica syn. Petrocosmea rosettifolia
 
Saintpaulia
Saintpaulia ionantha var. ionantha
 
Sarmienta
Sarmienta scandens
 
Sinningia
Sinningia aggregata
Sinningia leucotricha
Sinningia tubiflora


 
go to top  Family: Hyacinthaceae   - Bluebell Family
 
Bowiea
Bowiea volubilis - bulb - flower
 
Daubenya
Dubenya aurea var. coccinea
Massonia marginata syn. Daubenya marginata
 
Lachenalia
Lachenalia aloides
Lachenalia arbuthnotiae
Lachenalia contaminata
Lachenalia latimerae
Lachenalia longebracteata
Lachenalia mathewsii
Lachenalia orchioides
Lachenalia bulbifera ?
Lachenalia pustulata
Lachenalia rosea
Lachenalia unicolor
Lachenalia viridiflora
 
Ledebouria
Ledebouria petiolata syn. Drimiopsis maculata
Ledebouria revoluta syn. Scilla lanceaefolia
Ledebouria socialis syn. Scilla violacea
 
Massonia
Massonia depressa
Massonia echinata
Massonia jasminiflora
Massonia pustulata
Massonia pygmaea
Massonia (Whiteheadia) bifolia
 
Ornithogalum
Ornithogalum dubium
Ornithogalum lanceolatum
Ornithogalum longibracteatum - flower
Ornithogalum thyrsoides
 
Scilla
Scilla madeirensis
Scilla peruviana
 
Veltheimia
Veltheimia bracteata - seed head
Veltheimia bracteata (yellow cultivar)
Veltheimia capensis



go to top  Family: Icacinaceae
 
Pyrenacantha malvifolia


 
go to top  Family: Lamiaceae   - Mint Family
 
Dauphinea brevilabra
Perrierastrum oreophilum
Plectranthus caninus (syn. Coleus canina) - flower
Plectranthus coerulescens
Plectranthus habrophyllus
Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus)



go to top  Family: Melastomataceae
 
Medinilla sedifolia - flower



go to top  Family: Menispermaceae - Moonseed or Curare Family
 
Chasmanthera dependens tuber
Stephania glandulifera tuber - foliage - flowers - flowers
Stephania rotunda tuber - foliage
Stephania suberosa


 
go to top  Moraceae - Figs & Mulberries
 
Dorstenia
Dorstenia barteri var. multiradiata
Dorstenia ellenbeckiana
Dorstenia foetida ssp. lancifolia
Dorstenia gigas - Dorstenia gigas leaves - flowers



go to top  Family: Nolinaceae   - Beargrass Family
 
Beaucarnea
Beaucarnea gracilis - tree
Beaucarnea gracilis - young plant
Beaucarnea recurvata - flower
Beaucarnea stricta - flower
 
Calibanus
Calibanus hookeri - Photo: Bob Weeks
 
Dasylirion
Dasylirion acrotrichum
Dasylirion cedrosanum
Dasylirion leiophyllum
Dasylirion longissimum
Dasylirion wheeleri
 
Nolina
Nolina bigelovii
Nolina aff. durangensis
Nolina erumpens
Nolina palmeri
Nolina texana
Nolina matapensis
Nolina microcarpa
Nolina parryi
Nolina parryi ssp. wolfii



go to top  Family: Orchidaceae
 
Pyramidal Orchid
Cattleya loddigesii
Coelogyne cristata
Dactylorhiza foliosa - Photo: Robert Zabaglo
Dendrobium aphyllum
Dendrobium nobile
Odontoglossum display
Paphiopedilum hirsutissimum
Paphiopedilum maudiae
Paphiopedilum micranthum
Phalaenopsis hybrid
Phalaenopsis hybrid
Spotted Orchid
Spotted Orchid


 
go to top  Family: Piperaceae   - Pepper Family
 
Peperomia
Peperomia acuminata
Peperomia caperata luna red
Peperomia caperata variegata
Peperomia clusiifolia var. tricolour
Peperomia clusiifolia variegata
Peperomia dolabriformis
Peperomia ferreyrae - Photo: Robert Swan
Peperomia fraseri
Peperomia graveolens - Photo: Robert Swan
Peperomia griseoargentea
Peperomia hoffmannii
Peperomia incana
Peperomia lanceolata
Peperomia macrostachya
Peperomia magnoliifolia
Peperomia maypurensis
Peperomia nitida variegata
Peperomia nivalis - Photo: Robert Swan
Peperomia obtusifolia
Peperomia prostrata
Peperomia reticulata
Peperomia reticulata
Peperomia rubella
Peperomia trinervula
Peperomia urocarpa
Peperomia species
 
Piper
Piper nigrum - inflorescence



go to top  Family: Passifloraceae
 
Adenia
Adenia aculeata - flower
Adenia glauca
Adenia globosa
Adenia volksensii - flower

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go to top  Family: Pedaliaceae - Sesame Family
 
Uncarina
Uncarina grandidieri



go to top  Family: Portulacaceae
 
Anacampseros
Anacampseros albidiflora
Anacampseros albissima
Anacampseros crinita
Anacampseros rufescens
 
Lewisia
Lewisia columbiana, flower - cultivated
Lewisia congdonii - cultivated
Lewisia cotyledon - cultivated
Lewisia leeana - cultivated
Lewisia pygmaea - cultivated
Lewisia rediviva - cultivated
Lewisia tweedyi - cultivated
 
Portulaca
Portulaca pilosa (Shaggy Portulaca) - South of Shafter, Texas

 
Portulacaria
Portulacaria afra



go to top  Family: Rubiaceae - Madderworts, Coffee Family, Ant Plants
 
Hydrophytum mosleyanum - RBG Kew
Myrmecodia tuberosa - RBG Kew



go to top  Family: Ruscaceae
 
Eriospermum flagelliforme - author's plant
Rohdea japonica - flower - RBG Kew



go to top  Family: Saxifragaceae - Saxifrages
 
Saxifrage grisebachii
Saxifrage longifolia



go to top  Family: Vitaceae   - Grapevine Family
 
Cissus quadrangularis - RBG Kew
Cissus rondoensis - RBG Kew
Cissus tuberosa - RBG Kew
Cyphostemma juttae - fruit - Karoo Botanic Garden, Worcester, RSA
Cyphostemma laza - RBG Kew

go to top  Family: Xanthorrhoeoideae
 
Xanthorrhoea sp.

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go to top  Family: Zygophyllaceae
 
Larrea tridentata


 
go to top  Family: Cactaceae

Ariocarpus
Ariocarpus fissuratus - Big Bend National Park, Texas - in bud
Ariocarpus fissuratus - Big Bend National Park, Texas - flower
Ariocarpus retusus - cultivated, flower
Ariocarpus scapharostrus - cultivated, flower

Cactus and succulent plant displays
Cactus garden - on weathered rock overlooking Dog Canyon, Big Bend National Park
cacti grown on tufa block
succulent plants in carpet bedding
succulent plants in wreath 1
succulent plants in wreath 2
Aptenia cordifolia in hanging basket

Copiapoa barquitensis, - cultivated, flower
Dactylifera sp., - Holly Gate Cactus Nursery reference collection
Echinocactus
Echinocactus grusonii seedlings
Echinocactus horizonthalonius - Maverick Mountain
Echinocactus polycephalus - Death Valley Ca.

Echinocereus
Echinocereus berlandii, - Holly Gate Cactus Nursery reference collection
Echinocereus engelmannii, - Holly Gate Cactus Nursery reference collection
Echinocereus enneacanthus - Big Bend National Park
Echinocereus lauii - cultivated, flower
Echinocereus lloydii - N. of Marathon Tx.
Echinocereus stramineus - Dog Canyon, Big Bend National Park

Escobaria
Escobaria tuberculosa, - West of Terlingua
Escobaria tuberculosa, - Dog Canyon, Big Bend National Park
Escobaria tuberculosa - cultivated
Escobaria strobiliformis seedlings

Gymnocalycium
Gymnocalycium aichrasense, - Holly Gate Cactus Nursery reference collection
Gymnocalycium friedrichii
Gymnocalycium lafeldense = bruchii - cultivated, flower

Lobivia wrightiana - cultivated, flower
Lophocereus schottii, - Organ Pipe Monument Az.
Lophophora williamsii, - West of Terlingua
Maihuenia poeppigii - outside old Alpine House, RBG Kew

Mammillaria
Mammillaria bocasana (yellow flower) - cultivated
Mammillaria bocasana (pink flower) - Holly Gate Cactus Nursery reference collection
Mammillaria glassii - cultivated, flower
Mammillaria gracilis - cultivated, flower
Mammillaria grusonii, - Holly Gate Cactus Nursery reference collection
Mammillaria hahniana, - Holly Gate Cactus Nursery reference collection
Mammillaria heyderi - in fruit, Dog Canyon, Big Bend National Park
Mammillaria heyderi var meiacantha, - West of Terlingua
Mammillaria microhelia - cultivated, flower
Mammillaria prolifera - cultivated, flower

Mediolobivia eos var. roseiflora - cultivated, flower
Morangaya pensilis, - Holly Gate Cactus Nursery reference collection
Notocactus succineus - cultivated, flower

Opuntia
Opuntia erinacea var. hystricina, - near Salt Flats
Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii - near Marathon
Opuntia microsphaericus, - Holly Gate Cactus Nursery reference collection
Opuntia sp., - Holly Gate Cactus Nursery reference collection

Pereskia grandiflora - RBG Kew

Rebutia
Rebutia albiflora - cultivated, flower
Rebutia heliosa x albiflora - cultivated, flower

Rhipsalis pilocarpa - cultivated
Selenicereus anthonyanus - cultivated
Stenocactus crispatus, - Holly Gate Cactus Nursery reference collection
Stenocactus multicostatus, - Holly Gate Cactus Nursery reference collection
Thelocactus bicolor var flavidispinus - cultivated, flower
Thelocactus bicolor, - West of Terlingua
Toumeya papyracantha, - Salt Flats

Weingartia
Weingartia neocummingii var neocummingii, - Holly Gate Cactus Nursery reference collection
Weingartia neocummingii var riograndensis, - Holly Gate Cactus Nursery reference collection
Weingartia neocummingii var sucrensis, - Holly Gate Cactus Nursery reference collection
Weingartia neocummingii var trollii, - Holly Gate Cactus Nursery reference collection

Wilcoxia viperina - cultivated, flower
Zygocactus truncatus (probably a hybrid) - cultivated, flower

Gymnosperms   thumbnail images of Gymnosperms

go to top  Family Boweniaceae - Cycads - woody xerophytes
 
Bowenia - sometimes placed in Stangeriaceae or Zamiaceae
Bowenia serrulata - RBG Kew


  Family: Cycadaceae - Cycads - woody xerophytes
 
Cycas
Cycas revoluta - RBG Kew
Cycas siamensis - RBG Kew
Cycas thouarsii - RBG Kew


 
go to top  Family: Stangeriaceae - Cycads - woody xerophytes
 
Stangeria - monotypic genus
Stangeria eriopus - soft-leaf forest form - RBG Kew
Stangeria eriopus - hard-leaf grassland form - RBG Kew



go to top  Family: Zamiaceae - Cycads - woody xerophytes
 
Ceratozamia
Ceratozamia hildae - male ♂ cone - female ♀ cone - RBG Kew
Ceratozamia kuesteriana - RBG Kew
Ceratozamia mexicana - male ♂ cone - RBG Kew
Ceratozamia miqueliana - RBG Kew
Ceratozamia robusta - RBG Kew

Dioon
Dioon edule - RBG Kew
Dioon spinulosum - cone - RBG Kew

Encephalartos
Encephalartos altensteinii - RBG Kew
Encephalartos arenarius - RBG Kew
Encephalartos cupidus - RBG Kew
Encephalartos ferox - RBG Kew
Encephalartos horridus - RBG Kew
Encephalartos lanatus - RBG Kew
Encephalartos lehmannii - RBG Kew
Encephalartos longifolius - RBG Kew
Encephalartos paucidentatus - RBG Kew
Encephalartos villosus - male ♂ cone - female ♀ cone - RBG Kew
Encephalartos woodii - male ♂ cone - RBG Kew

Macrozamia
Macrozamia communis - RBG Kew
Macrozamia miquelii - RBG Kew
Macrozamia moorei - RBG Kew

Microcycas - monotypic genus
Microcycas calocoma - RBG Kew

Zamia
Zamia floridana syn. Z. integrifolia - RBG Kew
Zamia furfuracea - RBG Kew - male ♂ cone - University of Oxford Botanic Gardens
Zamia integrifolia - male ♂ cone - female ♀ cone - RBG Kew
Zamia loddigesii - female ♀ cones - RBG Kew
Zamia muricata - male ♂ cones - RBG Kew
Zamia neurophyllidia - RBG Kew
Zamia pumila syn. Z. integrifolia - male ♂ cones - RBG Kew
Zamia vasquuezii - RBG Kew



go to top  Family: Welwitschiaceae - primitive cone-bearing plants
 
Welwitschia - monotypic genus
Welwitschia mirabilis - RBG Kew