Botanical Names For Ornamental Plants Of Northern California

City College Of San Francisco:
Ornamental Horticullture
Fall & Winter Plant Identification
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Botanical Name: Myoporum laetum

Common Name: Myoporum
Family: Myporaceae

Type: Evergreen Tree/ Shrub
Origin: New Zealand


Myoporum laetum

Botanical Name: Myoporum parvifolium

Common Name: Myporum
Family: Myporaceae

Type: Evergreen Shrub, ground Cover
Origin: S.E. Australia and Tasmania
Myoporum parvifolium

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Acer Palmatum cv. dissectum atropurpureum

Common Name: Red lace - leaf maple
Family: Aceraceae

Type: Small Weeping Tree /Shrub
Origin: Japan, China, Korea

Acer Palmatum cv. dissectum atropurpureum

Botanical Name: Acer Palmatum

Common Name: Japanese Maple
Family: Aceraceae

Type: Deciduous Broad Leafed Tree
Origin: Japan Korea

Acer Palmatum

Botanical Name: Liquidambar styraciflua

Common Name: Sweet gum, Red gum, Alligator wood, Gumball
Family: Hamamelidaceae

Origin: Eastern U.S. Conn.- Fla.
Liquidambar styraciflua

Botanical Name: Coprosma X kirkii

Common Name: Mirror Plant
Family: Rubiaceae

Type: Broad leave Evergreen shrub Ground cover
Origin: Hybrid C. Acerosa New Zealand
Coprosma X kirkii Hybrid

Botanical Name: Platanus X acerfolia

Common Name: Sycamore
Family: Platanaceae

Type: Broad leaved tree
Origin: Hybrid
Platanus X acerfolia Hybrid

Botanical Name: Coprosma repens

Common Name: Mirror Plant
Family: Rubiaceae

Type: Broad leaved Evergreen Tree/ Shrub
Origin: New Zealand
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Botanical Name: Nepenthes

Common Name: Monkey Cup
Family: Nepenthaceae Droserles Dicotyledoneae

Type: Evergreen vine-forming plant, cultivated as ornamental in greenhouse
Origin: The tropical Asian regions, especially Borneo

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