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bulb
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rhizome
A usually horizontal stem (sometimes underground)
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trifoliate
A leaf comprising of three leaflets,
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tuber
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phylloclade
Flattened stems that take over the function
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rhizome
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lithophyte
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pollinia
Bundles of pollen grains held together in a waxy mass,
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lithophyte
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complex-hybrid
A hybrid where one or both parents are themselves hybrids.
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primary-hybrid
A hybrid where both parents are straight species, in contrast to
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epiphyte
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Flowering pattern whereby flowers are continuosly produced
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Plant Families

 Actinidiaceae

Kiwifruit

Actinidia deliciosa

 Aizoaceae

Livingstone Daisy

Dorotheanthus bellidiformis
Window Plant

Fenestraria rhopalophylla
Ice Plant

Lampranthus Spp.
Living Stones

Lithops Spp.

(Lithops aucampiae, Lithops fulviceps "Aurea", Lithops hallii var. ochracea, Lithops lesliei "albinica", Lithops pseudotruncatella subsp. dendritica, Lithops salicola)

 Alliaceae

Elephant Garlic

Allium ampeloprasum
Egyptian Onion

Allium cepa var. viviparum
Triteleia

Triteleia laxa

 Alstroemeriaceae

Alstroemeria psittacina

Alstroemeria psittacina

 Agavaceae

Agave

Agave

(Agave attenuata)
Cabbage Tree

Cordyline Spp.

(Cordyline australis × obtecta, Cordyline australis)
Furcraea longaeva

Furcraea longaeva
Yucca filamentosa

Yucca filamentosa

 Amaryllidaceae

Autumn Snowflakes

Acis autumnalis
Crinum

Crinum japonicum
Blood Lily

Haemanthus Spp.

(Haemanthus albiflos, Haemanthus coccineus)
Hippeastrum

Hippeastrum
English bluebells

Hyacinthoides non-scripta
Snowflakes

Leucojum aestivum subsp. pulchellum
Hoop Petticoat Daffodil

Narcissus bulbocodium
Daffodil

Narcissus Spp.
Nerine

Nerine Spp.

(Nerine bowdenii, Nerine sarniensis)
Pamianthe

Pamianthe peruviana
Stenomesson

Stenomesson miniatum
Sternbergia

Sternbergia lutea

 Asclepiadaceae

Ceropegia woodii

Ceropegia woodii
Swan Plant

Gomphocarpus physocarpus
Hoya

Hoya

(Hoya australis, Hoya carnosa, Hoya macgillivrayi, Hoya purpureofusca)

 Apiaceae

Coriander

Coriandrum sativum

 Araceae

Giant Taro

Alocasia macrorrhizos
Amorphophallus konjac

Amorphophallus konjac
Arisaema

Arisaema Spp.

(Arisaema candidissimum, Arisaema triphyllum)
Monstera

Monstera delicosa
Spathiphyllum

Spathiphyllum wallisii
Voodoo Lily

Typhonium venosum
Calla Lily

Zantedeschia Spp.

(Zantedeschia aethiopica, Zantedeschia Spp.)

 Asphodelaceae

Red Hot Poker

Kniphofia

 Asteraceae

Arctotis

Arctotis
Calendula

Calendula officinalis

(Calendula officinalis, Calendula officinalis "Pacific BeAuty")
Cornflower

Centaurea Spp.

(Centaurea cyanus, Centaurea montana)
Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemum Spp.

(Chrysanthemum carinatum "Tricolor", Chrysanthemum coronarium, Chrysanthemum paludosum "Snowlands", Leucanthemum vulgare)
Chrysocoma

Chrysocoma ciliata
Coreopsis

Coreopsis Spp.

(Coreopsis grandiflora, Coreopsis tinctoria)
Cosmos

Cosmos Spp.

(Cosmos bipinnatus "Picotee", Cosmos bipinnatus "Purity", Cosmos bipinnatus "Seashells", Cosmos bipinnatus "Sensation", Cosmos sulphureus "Bright Lights")
Globe Artichoke


Cynara scolymus
Dahlia

Dahlia Spp.
Purple Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea
Gaillardia pulchella

Gaillardia pulchella
Sunflower

Helianthus annus

(Helianthus annuss "Pacino", Helianthus annuss "Teddy Bear")
Jerusalem Artichoke

Helianthus tuberosus
Straw flower

Helichrysum bracteatum
Ligularia

Ligularia dentata
Osteospermum

Osteospermum
Cineraria

Pericallis ×hybrida
Rudbeckia

Rudbeckia Spp.

(Rudbeckia fulgida, Rudbeckia hirta "Goldilocks")
Marigold - Petite Mixed (20cm tall)

Tagetes patula "Petite Mixed"

 Begoniaceae

Begonia

Begonia Spp.

(Begonia albo-picta var. rosea, Begonia fuchsioides, Begonia ×tuberhybrida)

 Boraginaceae

Forget Me Not

Myosotis sylvatica
Pulmonaria

Pulmonaria officinalis

 Brassicaceae

English Wallflower

Erysimum cheiri

 Bromeliaceae

Tillandsia cyanea

Tillandsia cyanea
Spanish Moss

Tillandsia usneoides

 Cactaceae

Disocactus phyllanthoides

Disocactus phyllanthoides
Hatiora rosea

Hatiora rosea
Dragon Fruit

Hylocereus undatus
Holiday Cactus

Schlumbergera

(Schlumbergera buckleyi, Schlumbergera truncata)

 Campanulaceae

Campanula

Campanula Spp.

(Campanula medium, Campanula poscharskyana)
Balloon flower

Platycodon grandiflorus

 Capparidaceae

Cleome

Cleome hassleriana "Pink Queen"

 Caryophyllaceae

Sweet Williams

Dianthus barbatus

 Cistaceae

Cistus

Cistus Spp.

 Colchicaceae

Gloriosa superba

Gloriosa superba "Rothschildiana"
Sandersonia

Sandersonia aurantiaca

 Cucurbitaceae

Melons


(Benincasa hispida, Citrullus lanatus "Candyfloss", Cucumis melo, Cucumis melo, Cucumis melo "Canary Yellow", Cucumis melo "Supersweet", Cucumis sativus, Cucurbita maxima, Cucurbita moschata, Cucurbita pepo, Cucurbita pepo, Cucurbita pepo, Lagenaria siceraria, Luffa cylindrica, Sechium edule)

 Droseraceae

Venus Fly Trap

Dionaea muscipula
Sundew

Drosera peltata

 Ebenaceae

Persimon

Diospyros kaki

 Euphorbiaceae

Cassava

Manihot esculenta

 Fabaceae

Kaka beak

Clianthus puniceus
Sweet Peas

Lathyrus odoratus
Lupins

Lupinus

(Lupinus arboreus, Lupinus polyphyllus)
Sensitive Plant

Mimosa pudica
Kowhai

Sophora fulvida

(Sophora fulvida, Sophora tetraptera)
Asparagus Pea

Tetragonolobus purpurea
Snail Vine

Vigna caracalla

 Geraniaceae

Giant Geranium

Geranium maderense
Pelargonium

Pelargonium Spp.

(Pelargonium graveolens, Pelargonium hortorum, Pelargonium tomentosum)

 Gesneraceae

Lipstick Plant

Aeschynanthus radicans
NZ Gloxinia

Rhabdothamnus solandri
Cape Primrose

Streptocarpus Spp.

 Ericaceae

Dracophyllum

Dracophyllum

(Dracophyllum latifolium, Dracophyllum longifolium, Dracophyllum matthewsii, Dracophyllum traversii)

 Hyacinthaceae

Ornithogalum

Ornithogalum thyrsoides
Veltheimia

Veltheimia bracteata

 Iridaceae

Freesia

Freesia ×hybrida
Kafir Lily

Hesperantha coccinea
Blackberry lily

Iris domestica
Iris

Iris Spp.

(Iris germanica, Iris Spp.)
Ixia

Ixia Spp.
Sisyrinchium californicum

Sisyrinchium californicum
Sparaxis

Sparaxis tricolor
Jockey Caps

Tigridia pavonia

 Lamiaceae

Self Heal

Prunella vulgaris
Salvia (Sage)

Salvia Spp.

(Salvia elegans, Salvia madrensis, Salvia patens)

 Liliaceae

Lily of the Valley

Convallaria majalis
Polygonatum

Polygonatum biflorum

 Limnanthaceae

Poached Egg Flower

Limnanthes douglasii

 Lobeliaceae

Lobelia

Lobelia Spp.

(Lobelia cardinalis, Lobelia erinus)

 Malvaceae

Hibiscus

Hibiscus Spp.

(Hibiscus diversifolius, Hibiscus esculentus, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Hibiscus syriacus "Flying Flag", Hibiscus trionum)

 Musaceae

Ornamental Banana

Musa velutina

 Myrtaceae

Feijoa

Acca sellowiana
Manuka

Leptospermum scoparium
Pohutukawa

Metrosideros excelsa

 Orchidaceae

A very large family of plants with some 25000 species.

Cattleya Hybrids

Ada keiliana

Ada keiliana
Aeridovanda Mundyi

Aeridovanda Mundyi
Angraecum germinyanum

Angraecum germinyanum
Aspasia lunata

Aspasia lunata
Barkeria skinneri

Barkeria skinneri
Bletilla striata

Bletilla striata
Bulbophyllum nitidum

Bulbophyllum nitidum
Bulbophyllum shepherdii

Bulbophyllum shepherdii
Calanthe

Calanthe Spp.

(Calanthe arisanensis, Calanthe discolor, Calanthe Veitchii, Calanthe vestita)
Catasetum Ten Dragons

Catasetum Ten Dragons
Cattleya cinnabarina

Cattleya cinnabarina
Chiloschista parishii

Chiloschista parishii
Coelia bella

Coelia bella
Coelogyne cristata

Coelogyne cristata
Coelogyne fimbriata

Coelogyne fimbriata
Coelogyne flaccida

Coelogyne flaccida
Coelogyne mooreana

Coelogyne mooreana
Coelogyne tomentosa

Coelogyne tomentosa
Cycnoches barthiorum

Cycnoches barthiorum "Pink Dove"
Cymbidium

Cymbidium
Dendrobium aduncum

Dendrobium aduncum
Dendrobium chrysanthum

Dendrobium chrysanthum
Dendrobium chryseum

Dendrobium chryseum
Dendrobium chrysopterum

Dendrobium chrysopterum
Dendrobium crumenatum

Dendrobium crumenatum
Dendrobium Dawn Maree

Dendrobium Dawn Maree
Dendrobium densiflorum

Dendrobium densiflorum
Dendrobium discolor

Dendrobium discolor
Dendrobium fimbriatum

Dendrobium fimbriatum
Dendrobium glomeratum

Dendrobium glomeratum
Dendrobium Gowan's Tangelo

Dendrobium Gowan's Tangelo
Dendrobium ×gracillimum

Dendrobium ×gracillimum
Dendrobium hercoglossum

Dendrobium hercoglossum
Dendrobium heterocarpum

Dendrobium heterocarpum
Dendrobium jonesii

Dendrobium jonesii
Dendrobium kingianum

Dendrobium kingianum
Dendrobium Kuniko

Dendrobium Kuniko "Toots"
Dendrobium mohlianum

Dendrobium mohlianum
Dendrobium moschatum

Dendrobium moschatum
Dendrobium nobile

Dendrobium nobile
Dendrobium oligophyllum

Dendrobium oligophyllum
Dendrobium polyanthum

Dendrobium polyanthum
Dendrobium Royal Wings

Dendrobium Royal Wings
Dendrobium ×ruppiosum

Dendrobium ×ruppiosum
Dendrobium speciosum

Dendrobium speciosum

(Dendrobium speciosum var. pedunculatum, Dendrobium speciosum var. speciosum)
Soft Cane Dendrobium Hybrids

Dendrobium Spp.

(Dendrobium Pukekura × falconeri, Dendrobium Cassiope, Dendrobium Pukekura, Dendrobium Sagimusume)
Australasian Dendrobium Hybrids

Dendrobium Spp.

(Dendrobium atroviolaceum × ×ruppiosum, Dendrobium Golden Arch, Dendrobium Hilda Poxon, Dendrobium Malcolm Campbell)
Dendrobium tetragonum

Dendrobium tetragonum
Dendrobium thyrsiflorum

Dendrobium thyrsiflorum
Dendrobium williamsonii

Dendrobium williamsonii
Dendrochilum cobbianum

Dendrochilum cobbianum
Dendrochilum javieriense

Dendrochilum javieriense
Disa

Disa

(Disa tripetaloides)
Dracula bella

Dracula bella
Dracula gigas

Dracula gigas
Dracula vampira

Dracula vampira
Earina

Earina mucronata
Crucifix Orchid

Epidendrum

(Bardendrum Kitty, Epidendrum robustum × cnemidophorum, Epidendrum pseudepidendrum × robustum, Epidendrum secundum)
Epidendrum centropetalum

Epidendrum centropetalum
Epidendrum ciliare

Epidendrum ciliare
Eria amica

Eria amica
Gomesa crispa

Gomesa crispa
Laelia anceps

Laelia anceps
Laelia gouldiana

Laelia gouldiana
Liparis reflexa

Liparis reflexa
Ludisia discolor

Ludisia discolor
Lycaste deppei

Lycaste deppei
Masdevallia Hybrids

Masdevallia

(Masdevallia Copper Angel, Masdevallia Falcata, Masdevallia Lyn Sherlock, Masdevallia Rubicon, Masdevallia Sugar Baby)
Masdevallia coccinea

Masdevallia coccinea
Masdevallia impostor

Masdevallia impostor
Masdevallia melanopus

Masdevallia melanopus
Masdevallia patula

Masdevallia patula
Masdevallia rolfeana

Masdevallia rolfeana
Masdevallia tovarensis

Masdevallia tovarensis
Maxillaria chrysantha

Maxillaria chrysantha
Maxillaria grandiflora

Maxillaria grandiflora
Maxillaria picta

Maxillaria picta
Maxillaria variabilis


Maxillaria variabilis
Oncidium Sugar Babies

Oncidium Sugar Babies
Dove Orchid

Peristeria elata
Pescatoria ecuadoreana

Pescatorea ecuadoreana
Pescatoria wallisii

Pescatoria wallisii
Phalaenopsis

Phalaenopsis Spp.
Pholidota chinensis

Pholidota chinensis
Pholidota ventricosa

Pholidota ventricosa
Pleurothallis truncata

Pleurothallis truncata
Prosthechea prismatocarpa

Prosthechea prismatocarpa
Green Hood

Pterostylis

(Pterostylis agathicola, Pterostylis banksii, Pterostylis brumalis)
Restrepia elegans

Restrepia elegans
Sarcochilus

Sarcochilus Dove × Heidi
Satyrium

Satyrium

(Satyrium odorum)
Sedirea japonica


Sedirea japonica
Sobralia

Sobralia Yellow Kiss
Stenoglottis

Stenoglottis

(Stenoglottis Durban, Stenoglottis longifolia, Stenoglottis Neptune)
Thunia

Thunia Veitchiana
Tolumnia

Tolumnia

(Tolumnia Barbie × Golden Caledonia, Tolumnia variegata)
Warczewiczella discolor

Warczewiczella discolor

 Onagraceae

Fuchsia boliviana

Fuchsia boliviana
Fuchsia excorticata

Fuchsia excorticata
Fuchsia fulgens

Fuchsia fulgens
Fuchsia magellanica

Fuchsia magellanica var. gracilis

(Fuchsia magellanica var. gracilis f. Alba)
Fuchsia paniculata

Fuchsia paniculata
Fuchsia procumbens

Fuchsia procumbens
Fuchsia splendens

Fuchsia splendens
Fuchsia hybrids

Fuchsia Spp.
Fuchsia thymifolia

Fuchsia thymifolia

 Papaveraceae

California poppy

Eschscholzia californica
Poppies

Papaver rhoeas

 Passifloraceae

Passionfruit

Passiflora Spp.

(Passiflora caerulea, Passiflora coccinea, Passiflora edulis, Passiflora foetida)

 Platanaceae

London Plane

Platanus acerifolia

 Polygonaceae

Vietnamese Mint

Polygonum odoratum

 Primulaceae

Cyclamen

Cyclamen

(Cyclamen hederifolium, Cyclamen persicum)

 Proteaceae

Coast Banksia

Banksia integrifolia

 Ranunculaceae

Aquilegia

Aquilegia
Clematis

Clematis Spp.

(Clematis jackmanii, Clematis montana)

 Rosaceae

Alpine Strawberry

Fragaria vesca
Geum - yellow

Geum
Kerria japonica

Kerria japonica
Stone Fruit

Prunus Spp.
Blackberry

Rubus fruticosus
Raspberry

Rubus idaeus

 Rutaceae

Coleonema

Coleonema pulchellum

 Sapindaceae

Horse chestnut

Aesculus hippocastanum

 Strelitziaceae

Bird of Paradise

Strelitzia

(Strelitzia nicolaia, Strelitzia reginae)

 Scrophulariaceae

Snapdragon

Antirrhinum majus
Foxglove

Digitalis

(Digitalis mertonensis, Digitalis purpurea)
Linaria

Linaria Spp.

(Linaria reticulata, Linaria vulgaris)
Nemesia

Nemesia strumosa
Ourisia

Ourisia macrophylla subsp. macrophylla
Penstemon

Penstemon
Cape Fuchsia

Phygelius aequalis
Verbascum

Verbascum arcturus

 Solanaceae

Brunfelsia

Brunfelsia latifolia
Chillies and Peppers

Capsicum Spp.

(Capsicum annuum, Capsicum baccatum, Capsicum baccatum var. pendulum, Capsicum chinense, Capsicum pubescens)
Cape Gooseberry

Physalis peruviana
Potato Vine

Solanum jasminoides
Tomato

Solanum lycopersicum

(Solanum "Acid Free", Solanum "Grosse Lisse")

 Theaceae

Camellia

Camellia Spp.

(Camellia japonica, Camellia sinensis)
Gordonia

Gordonia axillaris

 Thymelaeaceae

Pimelea

Pimelea ferruginea "Bonne Petite"

 Zingiberaceae

Turmeric

Curcuma longa
Torch Ginger

Etlingera elatior

 Bombacaceae

Silk Floss Tree

Ceiba speciosa

 Plumbaginaceae

Sea Lavender

Limonium perezii

 Cannaceae

Canna Lily

Canna flaccida

 Dioscoreaceae

Bat Flower

Tacca chantrieri

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