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                                           RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA GARDENS

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           FRUIT TREES     ORNAMENTAL TREES     FLOWERING SHRUBS     GROUND COVERS

 

                                                      <Autumn Color in Riverside>

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           FRUIT TREES

 

<bot6>  Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.)  in bloom [Iran / Iraq]

 

 

<bot7>  Dwarf Peach Tree in bloom [Prunus persica (L.) Sieb. & Zucc.]   [China]

 

<bot374>  Banana (Musa sapientum L..) [SE Asia]

 

 

<bot57>  Solo papaya with ripe fruit --  Carica papaya L.  [Barbados cultivar]

 

 

<bot302>  Solo Papaya (Carica papaya L.) with fruit [Cultivar:  Barbados]

<bot15>  Solo Papaya (Carica papaya L.) with fruit [Cultivar:  Barbados]

 

<bot40>  Solo papaya (Carica papaya L.) with young fruit [Cultivar:  Barbados]

 

 

 

<bot666>  Solo Papaya with summer fruit (Carica papaya L.) [Cultivar:  Barbados], (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

<bot41>  Gwen avocado (Persea americana Mill.) [Cultivar:  Mexico/Guatemala]

 

 

<bot68>  Gwen Avocado (Persea americana Mill.) [Cultivar Mexico/Guatemala]

 

 

<bot13>  Gwen Avocado (Persea americana Mill.) [Cultivar:  Mexico/Guatemala]

 

<bot62>  Cherimoya tree -- Annona cherimola [Central America]

 

 

<bot31>  Cherimoya with fruit -- Annona cherimola [Central America]

 

<bot59>  Valencia orange [Citrus cinensis (L.) var.] [China]

 

<bot45>  Valencia orange in bloom [Citrus cinensis (L.) var.] [China]

 

 

<bot17>  Summer Navel Oranges [Citrus cinensis (L.) var.]  [China]

 

 

<bot43>  Valencia orange  [Citrus cinensis (L.) var.] [China]

 


<bot42>  Philippine Mango in bloom [Philippines]

 

 

<bot33>  Date, Phoenix dactilifera [N. Africa]

 

 

<bot32>  Kumquat with fruit -- Fortunella margarita [Japan]

 

 

 

<bot49>  Philippine Mango with new “Flesh Leaves” [Philippines]

<bot10>  Philippine Mango in Bloom [Philippines]

 

 

 

<bot16>  Wild “Mexican” Lime [Citrus aurantifolia (Christman) Swingle]  in bloom [SE Asia].

 

 

 

                ORNAMENTAL TREES

 

<bot4>  Yellow-flowering Mallee -- Eucalyptus grossa [Australia]

 

 

 

<bot5>  Red-flowering Eucalyptus High Elevation -- Eucalyptus macrocarpa [SE Australia]

 

 

<bot664>  Senegal Date (Phoenix reclinata) [Coastal Africa]

 

 

<bot662>  Senegal Date (Phoenix reclinata) [Coastal Africa]

 

 

 

<bot648>  Red Floweering Eucalyptus (Eucalpytus ficifolia) [W. Australia]

 

 

<bot650>  Red Floweering Eucalyptus (Eucalpytus ficifolia) [W. Australia]

 

 

<bot651>  Red Floweering Eucalyptus (Eucalpytus ficifolia) [W. Australia]

 

 

<bot653>  Crape Myrtle (Langerstroemia indica var.) [China]

 

 

<bot654>  Crape Myrtle (Langerstroemia indica var.) [China]

 

 

<bot656>  Crape Myrtle (Langerstroemia indica var.) [China]

 

 

<bot657>  Crape Myrtle (Langerstroemia indica var.) [China]

 

 

<bot354>  Ceibo (Cockspur Coral Tree) (Erythrina crista-galli), [Uruguay/Argentina] (ex. Riverside, CA.)

 

<bot71>  Cinnamon Tree (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) [Ceylon]

 

 

<bot303>  Tree Aloe (Aloe arborescens) [southern Africa]

 

 

<bot295>  African Tulip Tree (Spathodea campanulata), [Equatorial Africa]

 

<bot669>  African Tulip Tree (close-up) (Spathodea campanulata), [Equatorial Africa] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

<bot79>  Gold Medallion Tree -- Cassia leptophylla -- [Brazil]

 

 

 

<bot78>  Australian Flame Tree -- Brachychiton (Stericulia) acerifolius (acerifolia) [SE Australia]

 

<bot646>  Cuban Royal Palm (Roistonia elegans) & King Palm (Archontophoenix cunninghamiana)

 

<bot77>  Archontophoenix cunninghamiana -- King Palms [E. Australia]

 

 

<bot73>  Cuban Royal, Roistonia elegans [Cuba] & King Palms, Archontophoenix cunninghamiana [E. Australia]

 

 

<bot74>  Queen palm (left), Arecastrum romanzoffianum [Brazil] & King Palms Archontophoenix cunninghamiana [E. Australia]

 

<bot47>  Cuban Royal, Roistonia elegans, [Cuba] & King Palms, Archontophoenix cunninghamiana [E. Australia]

 

 

<bot48>  King Palms [E. Australia] Archontophoenix cunninghamiana

 

 

 

<bot69>  King Palms, Archontophoenix cunninghamiana [E. Australia]

 

<bot54>  Jacaranda mimosifolia [Brazil]

 

 

 

<bot72>  Jacaranda mimosifolia [Brazil]

 

 

 

<bot60>  Jacaranda mimosifolia [Brazil]

 

 

<bot56>  Jacaranda mimosifolia [Brazil]

 

 

 

<bot70>  Puerto Rico Hat Palm -- Sabal causarium (Cook) Bece. [Puerto Rico]

 

<bot61>  Mexican Blue Palm [Baja California, Mexico]

 

 

<bot58>  Saw Palmetto -- Sabal sp [Florida, USA]

 

 

<bot655>  Argentine Evergreen Mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa subsp.)

 

<bot50>  Senegal Date Palms -- Phoenix reclinata [Sub-Saharan Africa]

 

<bot37>  Hong Kong Orchid Tree -- Bauhinia blakeana [SE China]

 

 

 

<bot34>  Hong Kong Orchid Tree -- Bauhinia blakeana [SE China]

 

 

 

<bot665>  Plumeria, Sea Grape, Hibiscus & King Palms as pool borders (ex., Riverside, CA)

 

 

<bot668>  Plumeria, Sea Grape, Hibiscus & King Palms as pool borders (ex., Riverside, CA)

 

 

 

 

                FLOWERING SHRUBS

 

<bot1>  Red Camellia [S. Asia]

 

 

<bot2>  Pink-Red Variegated Camellia [S. Asia]

 

 

<bot296>  Orange Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis var.), [SE Asia]

 

 

<bot297>  Red Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis var.), [SE Asia]

 

 

<bot299>   Kona Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis var.) [SE Asia]

 

 

<bot300>  Yellow Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis var.) [SE Asia]

 

<bot298>  Variegated Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos var.), [SE Asia]

 

<bot29>  Pink-White Variegated Camellia [S. Asia]

 

 

<bot30>  Iridescent Red Camellia [S. Asia]

 

<bot9>  Red Camellia [S. Asia]

 

 

<bot14>  Violet Camellia [S. Asia]

 

 

<bot661>  Frangipani (Plumeria rubra var.) [Mexico/Cent. America]

 

 

<bot660>  Frangipani (Plumeria rubra var.) [Mexico/Cent. America]

 

<bot355>  Frangipani -- Plumeria rubra [Mexico/Central America]

 

<bot658>  Frangipani (Plumeria rubra var.) [Mexico/Cent. America]

 

<bot659>  Frangipani (Plumeria rubra var.) [Mexico/Cent. America]

 

<bot652>  Frangipani (Plumeria rubra var.) [Mexico/Cent. America]

 

<bot649>  Frangipani (Plumeria rubra var.) [Mexico/Cent. America]

 

<bot293>  Frangipani -- Plumeria rubra,  [Mexico/Central America]

 

<bot294>  Frangipani -- Plumeria rubra,  [Mexico/Central America]

 

 

<bot76>  Frangipani -- Plumeria rubra -- [Mexico/Central America]

 

<bot53>  Frangipani -- Plumeria rubra [Mexico/Central America]

 

 

<bot292>  Red Orchid Bush (Bauhinia punctata) [South Africa]

 

 

<bot67>  Australian Bush Grevillia banksii forsteri [Australia]--

 

 

<bot21>  Grevillia thelemanniana -- Hummingbird Bush [Australia]

 

<bot55>  Iridescent Reddish-pink Nerium oleander [North Africa]

 

 

<bot51>  Sea Grape (Coccoloba uvifera (L.) Jacq.) [Coastal Tropical America]

 

<bot46>  Bougainvillea -- Temple Fire [Brazil]

 

 

<bot64>  Bougainvillea  [Brazil] “Texas Dawn”

 

 

<bot75>  Bougainvillea “Temple Fire” [Brazil]

 

 

<bot63>  Bougainvillea [Brazil] “Temple Fire”,

 

 

 

<bot39>  Yesterday-Today-&-Tomorrow in bloom -- Brunfelsia pauciflora [Central America]

 

<bot8>  Yesterday-Today-&-Tomorrow in bloom -- Brunfelsia pauciflora [Central America]

 

<bot44>  Yesterday-Today-&-Tomorrow in bloom -- Brunfelsia pauciflora [Central America]

 

<bot372>  Eriophyllum sp. cactus [South America]

 

 

 

<bot373>  Eriophyllum sp. cactus [South America]

 

 

 

<bot667>  Yellow Trumpet Vine (Anemopaegma chamberlaynnii) [Cent. America?] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

<bot647>  Yellow Trumpet Vine (Anemopaegma chamberlaynnii) [Cent. America?]

 

 

<bot66>  Distictis buccinatoria (Bignonia cherere, Phaedranthus buccinatorius) [Central America]-- Blood-red Trumpet Vine,

 

 

 

                GROUND COVERS

 

<bot24>  Golden Ice Plant [South Africa]

 

 

<bot23>  Crimson low-lying Ice Plant [South Africa]

 

 

<bot25>  Crimson low-lying Ice Plant & Aloe ugandanensis [South Africa]

 

<bot26>  Orange and Crimson Ice Plants [South Africa]

 

 

<bot27>  Light Purple Ice Plant [South Africa]

 

 

<bot20>  Light Purple Ice Plant [South Africa]

 

 

 

<bot3>  Ice Plants [South Africa] & California Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus acanthodes)

 

<bot11>  Ice Plants [South Africa] & California Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus acanthodes)

 

<bot12>  Ice Plants [South Africa] & California Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus acanthodes)

 

<bot22>  African Yellow-flowering shrub [South Africa]

 

 

<bot28>  Orange Gazenia-like Flowering shrub [South Africa]

 

 

<bot19>  Orange & Yellow Ice Plants [South Africa] & Beavertail Cactus (Opuntia basilaris) [SW USA]

 

<bot18>  Magenta Ice Plant [South Africa]

 

 

 

<bot35>  Beavertail Cactus (Opuntia basilaris) in bloom [SW USA]

 

<bot65>  Opuntia sp. [Mexico]-- Yellow-flowering,

 

 

 

<bot52>  Several  varieties of cacti [Neotropics]