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Plant List

Fruits
Palms
Medicinal Plants
Nuts
Spices
Vegetables

We now have a plot map of our garden thanks to the hard work of members Gene Eubank & Murray Corman
*specimens that we have planted in our 208 research garden.

Note: where the fruit is underlined you may click on the link for the cultivars we have planted in our 208 garden.

Plot Map of 208 Garden The plot map has the location of all of our specimens.
Key for Plot Map The key has all the specimen names for each corresponding number.(works great when you open the key in a new window)

Fruits:

Common Name Scientific Name Family Name
Lilly Pilly Acmena smithii syn. Eugenia smithii Myrtaceae
Pineapple* Ananas comosus Bromeliaceae
Cherimoya Annona cherimola Annonaceae
Ilama* Annona diversifolia Annonaceae
Pond Apple Annona glabra Annonaceae
Mountain Soursop* Annona montana Annonaceae
Soursop or Guanábana* Annona muricata Annonaceae
Soncoya* Annona purpurea Annonaceae
Custard Apple* Annona reticulata Annonaceae
Atemoya* Annona squamosa x cherimola Annonaceae
Sweetsop or Sugar Apple* Annona squamosa Annonaceae
Bignay* Antidesma bunius Euphorbiaceae
Breadfruit Artocarpus altilis Moraceae
Jackfruit* Artocarpus heterophyllus Moraceae
Kwai Muk Artocarpus hypargyraea Moraceae
Chempedak Artocarpus integer Moraceae
Marang Artocarpus odoratissimus Moraceae
Pedalai Artocarpus sericicarpus Moraceae
Midgen Berry Austramyotus dulcis Myrtaceae
Bilimbi* Averrhoa bilimbi Oxalidaceae
Carambola* Averrhoa carambola Oxalidaceae
Akee* Blighia sapida Sapindaceae
Borojo Borojoa patinoi Rubiaceae
Ma Prang Bouea macrophylla Anacardiaceae
Caraguatã Bromelia antiacantha Bromeliaceae
Peanut Butter Tree* Bunchosia argentea Malpighiaceae
Peanut Butter Tree Bunchosia armeniaca Malpighiaceae
Nance Byrsonima crassifolia Malpighiaceae
Papaya* Carica papaya Caricaceae
Natal Plum Carissa grandiflora Apocynaceae
White Sapote Casimiroa edulis Rutaceae
Cecropia Cecropia peltata Cecropiaceae
Torch Thistle Cereus jamacaco Cactaceae
Pitaya Cereus repandus Cactaceae
Caimito* Chrysophyllum caimito Sapotaceae
Blood Orange* Citrus chinensis Rutaceae
Wampi or Wampee* Clausena lansium Rutaceae
Coffee* Coffea arabica Rubiaceae
Olosapo*   Couepia polyandra Chrysobalanaceae
Longan* Dimocarpus longan syn. Euphoria longan Sapindaceae
Black Sapote* Diospyros digyna Ebenaceae
Velvet Apple or Mabolo* Diospyros discolor Ebenaceae
Persimmon* Diospyros kaki Ebenaceae
Date Plum Diospyros lotus Ebenaceae
Tropical Apricot* Dovyalis hebecarpa x abyssinica Flacourtiaceae
Durian Durio dulcis Malvaceae
Lingaro Elaeagnius philippinensis Elaeagnaceae
Loquat* Eriobotrya japonica Rosaceae
Cherry of the Rio Grande* Eugenia aggregata Myrtaceae
Grumichama* Eugenia brasiliensis Myrtaceae
Rum Berry* Eugenia floribunda Myrtaceae
Pera do Campo Eugenia klotzschiana Myrtaceae
Pitomba or Uvalha do campo Eugenia luschnathiana Myrtaceae
Pitangatuba Eugenia neonitida Myrtaceae
Blue Lilly Pilly* Eugenia oleosum syn. Syzygium oleosum Myrtaceae
Australian Beach Cherry* Eugenia reinwardtiana Myrtaceae
Araça-boi*  Eugenia stipitata Myrtaceae
Surinam Cherry or Pitanga* Eugenia uniflora Myrtaceae
Sundrop or Guayabilla Eugenia victoriana Myrtaceae
Fig* Fiscus carica Moraceae
Fig* Fiscus roxburghi Moraceae
Governor's Plum* Flacourtia indica Flacourtiaceae
Rukam* Flacourtia rukam Flacourtiaceae
Cuban Mangosteen* Garcinia aristata syn. Rheedia aristata Clusiaceae
Lemon Drop Mangosteen* Garcinia intermedia syn. Rheedia edulis Clusiaceae
Achachairú or Camboriú Garcinia lateriflora Clusiaceae
Imbe* Garcinia livingstonei Clusiaceae
Bacuriparí* Garcinia macrophylla syn. Rheedia gardneriana Clusiaceae
Charichuela Garcinia madruno syn. Rheedia madruno Clusiaceae
Mangosteen* Garcinia mangostana Clusiaceae
Button Mangosteen Garcinia prainiana Clusiaceae
Gamboge Garcinia xanthochymus Clusiaceae
Genipap Genipa americana Rubiaceae
Orange Berry or Gin Berry* Glycomis pentaphylla Rutaceae
Spanish Joint Fir* Gnetum gnemon Gnetacea
Roselle* Hibiscus sabdariffa Malvaceae
Japanese Raisin Hovenia dulcis Rhamnaceae
Yellow Dragon Fruit Hylocereus megalanthus Cactaceae
Red Dragon Fruit* Hylocereus undatus Cactaceae
Stinking Toe Hymenaea courbaril Fabaceae
Ice Cream Bean Inga edulis Fabaceae
Langsat Lansium domesticum Meliaceae
Sansapote Licania platypus Chrysobalanaceae
Bragance Licania tomentosa Chrysobalanaceae
Lychee or Litchi* Litchi chinensis Sapindaceae
Barbados Cherry* Malpighia glabra Malpighiaceae
Mamey Apple* Mammea americana Clusiaceae
Mango Mangifera casturi Anacardiaceae
Mango* Mangifera indica Anacardiaceae
Kuwini Mango* Mangifera odorata Anacardiaceae
Mango Mangifera zelaurca Anacardiaceae
Tapioca or Manioc Manihot esculenta Euphorbiaceae
Balata Manilkara bidentata Sapotaceae
Sapodilla* Manilkara zapota Sapotaceae
Spanish Lime or Mamoncillo* Melicoccus bijugatus Sapindaceae
Ceriman or Monstera* Monstera deliciosa Araceae
Noni Morinda citrifolia Rubiaceae
White Mulberry* Morus alba Moraceae
Mulberry* Morus nigra Moraceae
Jamaica Cherry or Capulin* Muntingia calabura Elaeocarpaceae
Banana* Musa acuminata Musaceae
Banana Musa nana Musaceae
Banana Musa nigra Musaceae
Hybrid Sweet Banana Musa paradisiaca x sapientum Musaceae
Jaboticaba* Myrciaria cauliflora Myrtaceae
Camu-Camu Myrciaria dubia Myrtaceae
Yellow Jaboticaba* Myrciaria glomerata Myrtaceae
Grauda* Myrciaria jaboticaba Myrtaceae
Blue Grape* Myrciaria vexator Myrtaceae
Rambutan Nephelium lappaceum Sapindaceae
Pulasan Nephelium mutabile Sapindaceae
Nopal Cactus* Opuntia cochenillifera Cactaceae
Purple Passion Fruit Passiflora edulis Passifloraceae
Yellow Passion Fruit Passiflora edulis flavicarpa Passifloraceae
Giant Granadilla Passiflora quadrangularis Passifloraceae
Avocado* Persea americana Lauraceae
Rose Cactus* Pereskia bleo Cactaceae
Otaheite Gooseberry* Phyllanthus acidus Euphorbiaceae
Emblic* Phyllanthus emblic Euphorbiaceae
Cape Gooseberry Physalis peruviana Solanaceae
Burdekin Plum Pleiogynium timoriensis Anacardiaceae
Cambucá Plinia edulis Myrtaceae
Abiu* Pouteria caimito Sapotaceae
Eggfruit or Canistel* Pouteria campechiana Sapotaceae
Cinnamon Apple* Pouteria hypoglauca Sapotaceae
Lucmo Pouteria lucuma Sapotaceae
Mamey Sapote* Pouteria sapota Sapotaceae
Ross Sapote* Pouteria sp. Sapotaceae
Curiola Pouteria torta Sapotaceae
Green Sapote* Pouteria viridis Sapotaceae
Costa Rican Guava* Psidium friedrichshalianum Myrtaceae
Guava* Psidium guajava Myrtaceae
Cattley Guava* Psidium littorale Myrtaceae
Pomegranate* Punica granatum Punicaceae
Chupa-Chupa Quararibea cordata Malvaceae
Blackberry Jam Randia formosa Rubiaceae
Biribá Rollinia deliciosa Annonaceae
Santol Sandoricum koetjape Meliaceae
Humingbird Tree* Sesbania grandiflora Fabaceae
June Plum* Spondias cytherea Anacardiaceae
Dwarf Ambarella Spondias dulcis Anacardiaceae
Ambarella Spondias lutea Anacardiaceae
Purple Mombin Spondias purpurea Anacardiaceae
Green Mombin Spondias tuberosa Anacardiaceae
Kaffir or Natal Orange Strychnos spinosa Loganiaceae
Miracle Fruit Synsepalum dulcificum Sapotaceae
Jambolin Plum* Syzygium cuminii Myrtaceae
Rose or Java Apple* Syzygium jambos Myrtaceae
Wax Jambu* Syzygium javanicum Myrtaceae
Malay Apple* Syzygium malaccense Myrtaceae
Gowok Syzygium polycephalum Myrtaceae
Cotopriz* Talisia eseculenta Sapindaceae
Tamarind* Tamarindus indica Fabaceae
White Cacao Theobroma bicolor Malvaceae
Cocoa* Theobroma cacao Malvaceae
Cupú Assú Theobroma grandiflorium Malvaceae
Limeberry* Triphasia trifolia Rutaceae
Chinese Jujube Vangueria jujuba Rubiaceae
Spanish Tamarind Vangueria madagascariensis Rubiaceae
Muscadine Grape Vitis rotundifolia Vitaceae
Indian Jujube Ziziphus mauritiana Rhamnaceae
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Palms:
Common Name Scientific Name Family Name
Ruffle Palm* Aiphanes aculeata Arecaceae
Bunya-bunya* Araucaria bidwillii Arecaceae
Betel Nut Palm* Areca catechu Arecaceae
Sugar Palm* Arenga pinnata Arecaceae
Chichón Palm Astrocarium mexicana Arecaceae
Peach Palm Bactris gasipaes Arecaceae
Jelly Palm* Butia capitata Arecaceae
Coconut Palm* Cocos nucifera Arecaceae
African Oil Nut Palm Elaeis guineensis Arecaceae
Nipa Palm Nipa fruticans Arecaceae
Salak Palm* Salacca edulis Arecaceae
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Medicinal Plants:
Common Name Scientific Name Family Name
Aloe* Aloe littoralis Asphodelaceae
Aloe Aloe vera Asphodelaceae
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Nuts:
Common Name Scientific Name Family Name
Cashew Anacardium occidentale Anacardiaceae
Malabar Chestnut Bombax glabra Malavacae
Monkey Pot* Lecythis ollaria Lecythidaceae
Guiana Chestnut* Pachira aquatica Malvaceae
Stone Pinenut Pinus pinea Pinaceae
Tropical Almond* Terminalia catappa Combretaceae
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Spices:
Common Name Scientific Name Family Name
Carob* Ceratonia siliqua Fabaceae
Cinnamon* Cinnamomun aromaticum Lauraceae
Cinnamon* Cinnamomun verum Lauraceae
Tumeric Curcuma longa Zingiberaceae
Lemon Grass Cymbopogon citratus Poaceae
Green Cardamom* Elettaria cardamomum Zingiberaceae
Star Anise Illicium verum Illiciaceae
Sweet Bay Laurus nobilis Lauraceae
Horse Radish* Moringa oleifera Moringaceae
Curry Leaf Murraya koenigii Rutaceae
Nutmeg* Myristica fragrans Myristicaceae
Red Bay* Persea borbonia Lauraceae
Lemon Allspice* Pimenta cirrifolia Myrtaceae
Allspice* Pimenta dioica Myrtaceae
Bay Rum* Pimenta racemosa Myrtaceae
Black Pepper Piper nigrum Piperaceae
Sugar Cane* Saccharum officinarum Poaceae
Clove Syzygium aromaticum Myrtaceae
Vanilla Bean Vanilla planifolia Orchidaceae
Ginger* Zingiber officinale Zingiberaceae
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Vegetables Suitable For South Florida:
Common Name Scientific Name Family Name
Onion Allium cepa Alliaceae
Chard Beta vulgaris var. cicla Chenopodiaceae
Beets Beta vulgaris Chenopodiaceae
Kale Brassica oleracea Brassicaceae
Broccoli Brassica oleracea Brassicaceae
Cauliflower Brassica oleracea Brassicaceae
Collards* Brassica oleracea Brassicaceae
Raab Brassica spp. Brassicaceae
Kohlrabi Brassica oleracea Brassicaceae
Turnips* Brassica rapa var. rapa Brassicaceae
Choy Brassica rapa Brassicaceae
Chinese Cabbages Brassica rapa Brassicaceae
Hot Peppers* Capsicum chinense Solanaceae
Cantaloupe Cucumis melo Cucurbitaceae
Cucumber Cucumis sativus Cucurbitaceae
Pumpkin Cucurbita pepo Cucurbitaceae
Watermelon Citrullus lanatus Cucurbitaceae
Winter Squash Cucurbita spp. Cucurbitaceae
Summer Squash Cucurbita pepo Cucurbitaceae
Cardoon Cynara cardunculus Asteraceae
Carrots Daucus carota subsp. sativus Apiaceae
Yams Dioscorea spp. Dioscoreaceae
Strawberry Fragaria × ananassa Rosaceae
Soybean Glycine max Fabaceae
Sweet Potatoes* Ipomoea batatas Convolvulaceae
Lettuce* Lactuca sativa Asteraceae
Sweet Corn Zea mays var. rugosa Poaceae
Dry Bush & Pole Beans* Phaseolus vulgaris Fabaceae
Snap Peas Pisum sativum Fabaceae
English Peas Pisum sativum Fabaceae
Snow Peas Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon Fabaceae
Radishes* Raphanus sativus Brassicaceae
Daikon Radish Raphanus sativus subsp. longipinnatus Brassicaceae
Heirloom Tomatoes* Solanum lycopersicum Solanaceae
Eggplant* Solanum melongena Solanaceae
Spinach Spinacia oleracea Amaranthaceae

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