Monday, September 1, 2014

Part III | San Diego Zoo | Balboa Park | Hawaiian Native Plant Garden


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San Diego Zoo


Hawaiian Native Plant Demonstration Garden
Hardiness Zone Ranges 9a (highest altitudes) - 13a (lower altitudes)






































































Cabbage on a Stick (Brighamia), Red Leaf  Cordyline (?) growing in lava rock.
The tree, Hawaiian koa (Acacia koa) is used for guitar constuction. You can read about my tour of Taylor Guitar in California at this link.


Plumeria, the flower used to make Hawaiian lei's is grown in Hawaii but is not native to the island.








Table I: Native Plants of the Hawaiian Islands

Native Plants of the 
Hawaiian Islands Botanical Name Common Name
Hawaii Native Abutilon eremitopetalum
Hawaii Native Abutilon incanum
Hawaii Native Abutilon menziesii
Hawaii Native Abutilon sandwicense
Hawaii Native Acacia koa
Hawaii Native Acacia koaia
Hawaii Native Achyranthes splendens
Hawaii Native Achyranthes splendens var. rotundata
Hawaii Native Achyranthes splendens var. splendens
Hawaii Native Adiantum capillus-veneris
Hawaii Native Alphitonia ponderosa
Hawaii Native Alyxia stellata
Hawaii Native Argemone glauca
Hawaii Native Artemisia australis
Hawaii Native Artemisia mauiensis
Hawaii Native Asplenium nidus
Hawaii Native Astelia menziesiana
Hawaii Native Bacopa monnieri
Hawaii Native Bidens asymmetrica
Hawaii Native Bidens cosmoides
Hawaii Native Bidens hawaiensis
Hawaii Native Bidens micrantha
Hawaii Native Bidens micrantha subsp. micrantha
Hawaii Native Bolboschoenus maritimus
Hawaii Native Bonamia menziesii
Hawaii Native Brighamia insignis
Hawaii Native Brighamia rockii
Hawaii Native Canavalia pubescens
Hawaii Native Capparis sandwichiana
Hawaii Native Carex alligata Sedge
Hawaii Native Carex meyenii Sedge
Hawaii Native Carex wahuensis subsp. wahuensis Sedge
Hawaii Native Cenchrus agrimonioides Agrimony sandbur grass
Hawaii Native Charpentiera obovata Broadleaf papala
Hawaii Native Charpentiera ovata
Hawaii Native Charpentiera ovata var. niuensis
Hawaii Native Charpentiera ovata var. ovata
Hawaii Native Chenopodium oahuense kahaihai
Hawaii Native Chrysodracon aurea
Hawaii Native Chrysodracon auwahiensis
Hawaii Native Chrysodracon fernaldii
Hawaii Native Chrysodracon forbesii
Hawaii Native Chrysodracon halapepe
Hawaii Native Chrysodracon hawaiiensis
Hawaii Native Cibotium chamissoi Hawaiian tree fern
Hawaii Native Cibotium glaucum Hawaiian tree fern
Hawaii Native Cibotium menziesii Hawaiian tree fern
Hawaii Native Cladium jamaicense
Hawaii Native Clermontia arborescens
Hawaii Native Clermontia arborescens subsp. waihiae
Hawaii Native Cocculus orbiculatus
Hawaii Native Colubrina asiatica
Hawaii Native Colubrina oppositifolia
Hawaii Native Coprosma ernodeoides
Hawaii Native Coprosma montana
Hawaii Native Coprosma rhynchocarpa
Hawaii Native Cordia subcordata
Hawaii Native Cyanea angustifolia
Hawaii Native Cyclosorus hudsonianu
Hawaii Native Cyclosorus interruptus
Hawaii Native Cyperus javanicus
Hawaii Native Cyperus laevigatus
Hawaii Native Cyperus trachysantho
Hawaii Native Delissea kauaiensis
Hawaii Native Delissea rhytidosperma
Hawaii Native Delissea waianaeensis
Hawaii Native Dianella sandwicensis
Hawaii Native Diospyros hillebrandii
Hawaii Native Diospyros sandwicensis
Hawaii Native Dodonaea viscosa
Hawaii Native Dryopteris fusco-atra
Hawaii Native Eleocharis erythropoda
Hawaii Native Eleocharis obtusa
Hawaii Native Eragrostis atropioides
Hawaii Native Eragrostis grandis
Hawaii Native Eragrostis paupera
Hawaii Native Eragrostis variabilis
Hawaii Native Erythrina sandwicensis
Hawaii Native Eugenia koolauensis
Hawaii Native Eugenia reinwardtiana
Hawaii Native Euphorbia celastroides
Hawaii Native Euphorbia celastroides var. amplectens
Hawaii Native Euphorbia celastroides var. celastroide
Hawaii Native Euphorbia celastroides var. kaenana
Hawaii Native Euphorbia celastroides var. lorifolia
Hawaii Native Euphorbia celastroides var. stokesi
Hawaii Native Euphorbia degeneri
Hawaii Native Euphorbia skottsbergii
Hawaii Native Euphorbia skottsbergii var. kalaeloana
Hawaii Native Fimbristylis cymosa
Hawaii Native Fimbristylis cymosa subsp. umbello-capitata
Hawaii Native Fimbristylis dichotoma
Hawaii Native Freycinetia arborea
Hawaii Native Gardenia brighamii
Hawaii Native Gossypium tomentosum
Hawaii Native Gouania vitifolia
Hawaii Native Haplostachys haplostachya
Hawaii Native Heliotropium anomalum var. argenteum
Hawaii Native Heteropogon contortus
Hawaii Native Hibiscus arnottianus
Hawaii Native Hibiscus arnottianus subsp. arnottianus
Hawaii Native Hibiscus arnottianus subsp. immaculatus
Hawaii Native Hibiscus arnottianus subsp. punaluuensis
Hawaii Native Hibiscus brackenridgei
Hawaii Native Hibiscus brackenridgei subsp. brackenridgei
Hawaii Native Hibiscus brackenridgei subsp. mokuleianus
Hawaii Native Hibiscus brackenridgei subsp. molokaiana
Hawaii Native Hibiscus clayi
Hawaii Native Hibiscus furcellatus
Hawaii Native Hibiscus kokio
Hawaii Native Hibiscus kokio subsp. kokio
Hawaii Native Hibiscus kokio subsp. saintjohnianus
Hawaii Native Hibiscus waimeae
Hawaii Native Hibiscus waimeae subsp. hannerae
Hawaii Native Ilex anomala
Hawaii Native Ipomoea imperati
Hawaii Native Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis
Hawaii Native Ipomoea tuboides
Hawaii Native Jacquemontia sandwicensis
Hawaii Native Kadua acuminata
Hawaii Native Kadua affinis
Hawaii Native Kokia drynarioides
Hawaii Native Lepidium bidentatum var. o-waihiense
Hawaii Native Leptecophylla tameiameiae
Hawaii Native Lipochaeta connata subsp. acris
Hawaii Native Lycium sandwicense
Hawaii Native Lysimachia glutinosa
Hawaii Native Lysimachia mauritiana
Hawaii Native Marsilea villosa
Hawaii Native Melanthera integrifolia
Hawaii Native Metrosideros macropus
Hawaii Native Metrosideros polymorpha
Hawaii Native Metrosideros tremuloides
Hawaii Native Mezoneuron kavaiense
Hawaii Native Microlepia speluncae
Hawaii Native Microlepia strigosa var. strigosa
Hawaii Native Myoporum sandwicense
Hawaii Native Myoporum stellatum
Hawaii Native Myrsine lessertiana


Visiting San Diego 


Part I San Diego Zoo | Balboa Park | Erythrina​​
Part II San Diego Zoo | Balboa Park | Pollinator Habitat​
Part III San Diego Zoo | Balboa Park | Hawaiian Native Plant Garden
Part IV​ San Diego | Lavender Farms
Part V San Diego | Succulents and Tropicals
​Part VI San Diego | Iris, Bird of Paradise, Cactus, Desert, White Sage
Part VII San Diego | Cabrillo National Monument Old Point Loma Lighthouse
Part VIII San Diego | Exotic Plants
Part IX San Diego | Trees
Part X | San Diego | Coronado Island
Part XI San Diego | Making Music with Exotic Woods | Taylor Guitars
Part XII San Diego | Vineyard and Winery
Part XIII San Diego |Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
Architecture and Design inSan Diego