Taiwan Plant of the Week


2003

Taiwan Plant of the Week (August 10-16):
Orange jessamine 七里香、
Murraya paniculata
Rutaceae 芸香科
Links: 1 2 3 4


Taiwan Plant of the Week (August 17-23):
Beggar's tick, cobbler's pegs (大花)咸豐草、鬼針草
Bidens pilosa
Asteraceae 菊科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Taiwan Plant of the Week (August 24-30):
Malabar spinach 落葵

Basella alba
Basellaceae 落葵科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (August 31-September 6):
Tree fern/snake wood 筆筒樹/台灣桫欏
Sphaeropteris lepifera, Cyathea spinulosa
Cyatheaceae 桫欏科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9


Taiwan Plant of the Week (September 7-13):
Paper mulberry, tapa cloth tree 構樹
Broussonetia papyrifera
Moraceae 桑科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10



Taiwan Plant of the Week (September 14-20):
Giant elephant's ear, wild taro 姑婆芋
Alocasia macrorrhiza
Araceae 天南星科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9


Taiwan Plant of the Week (September 21-27):
Tung oil tree 油桐
Aleurites fordiI
Euphorbiaceae 大戟科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (September 28-October 4):
Mile-a-minute weed, Asiatic tearthumb 扛板歸
Polygonum perfoliatum
Polygonaceae 蓼科
Links:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8


Taiwan Plant of the Week (October 5-11):
White butterfly ginger 野薑花、穗花山奈
Hedychium coronarium Koenig
Zingiberaceae 薑科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5

Taiwan Plant of the Week (October 12-18):
Flamegold 台灣欒樹
Koelreuteria henryi Dummer
Sapindaceae 無患子科
Links:
1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (October 19-25):
Palm grass 棕葉狗尾草、颱風草
Setaria palmifolia (Koen.) Stapf
Poaceae/Gramineae 禾本科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8


Taiwan Plant of the Week (October 26-November 1):
Oriental lady's-thumb 睫穗蓼
Polygonum longisetum De Bruyn
Polygonaceae 蓼科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8


Taiwan Plant of the Week (November 2-8):
Lasianthus 雞屎樹
Lasianthus fordii et al
Rubiaceae 茜草科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (November 9-15):
Taiwan kudzu 台灣葛山葛
Pueraria montana (Lour.) Merr.
Leguminosae 豆科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (November 16-22):
Small-leaf barringtonia 穗花棋盤腳
Barringtonia racemosa (L.)
Lecythidacae 玉蕊科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8



Taiwan Plant of the Week (November 23-29):
Tea olive, sweet olive 桂花
Osmanthus fragrans Lour.
Oleaceae 木犀科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9



Taiwan Plant of the Week (November 30-December 6):
Butterfly tree, purple camel's foot 洋紫荊
Bauhinia purpurea L.
Leguminosae 豆科
Links:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9



Taiwan Plant of the Week (December 7-13):
Canna 美人蕉
Canna spp.
Cannaceae 美人蕉科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (December 14-20):
Giant Chinese silver grass 五節芒
Miscanthus floridulus
Poaceae/Gramineae 禾本科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (December 21-27):
Angel's trumpet 大花曼陀羅
Datura suaveolens
Solanaceae 茄科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (December 28-January 3):
Poinsettia 聖誕紅
Euphorbia pulcherrima
Euphorbiaceae 大戟科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5


2004

Taiwan Plant of the Week (January 4-10):
Clumping giant timber bamboo 綠竹
Bambusa (Sinocalamus) oldhamii Munro
Poaceae/Gramineae 禾本科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5


Taiwan Plant of the Week (January 11-17):
Creeping wood sorrel, oxalis 酢漿草
Oxalis corniculata L.
Oxalidaceae 酢漿草科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8


Taiwan Plant of the Week (January 18-24):
Nodding burnweed 昭和草
Crassocephalum rabens (Juss. ex Jacq.) S. Moore
Asteraceae 菊科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (January 25-31):
Formosan sweet gum 楓香
Liquidambar formosana Hance.
Hamamelidaceae
金縷梅科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8


Taiwan Plant of the Week (February 1-7):
Ivy tree 江某、鵝掌柴
Schefflera octophylla
Araliaceae 五加科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (February 8-14):
Floss flower, tropical whiteweed (白花、紫花) 藿香薊
Ageratum conyzoides, Ageratum houstonianum
Asteraceae 菊科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (February 15-21):
African touch-me-not, busy lizzie, impatiens 非洲鳳仙花
Impatiens waller(i)ana Hook. f.
Balsamiaceae 鳳仙花科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (February 22-28):
Chinese banyan, Indian laurel 細葉榕、正榕
Ficus microcarpa L. f.

Moraceae 桑科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (February 29-March 6):
False staghorn fern, Savannah fern 芒萁
Dicranopteris linearis (Burm. F.) Underw.
Gleicheniaceae 堨晙

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8


Taiwan Plant of the Week (March 7-13):
Taiwan wishbone flower 倒地蜈蚣
Torenia concolor Lindley var. formosana Yamazaki
Scrophulariacea 玄參科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (March 14-20):
Oriental (false) hawksbeard 黃鵪菜
Youngia japonica (L.) DC.
Asteraceae 菊科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8



Taiwan Plant of the Week (March 21-27):
Dense-flowered false nettle 密花苧麻
Boehmeria densiflora Hook. et Ran.
Urticaceae 蕁麻科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5



Taiwan Plant of the Week (March 27-April 3):
Red silk cotton tree, kapok tree 木棉花
Bombax ceiba
Bombacaceae 木棉科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8



Taiwan Plant of the Week (April 4-10):
Chinaberry tree 苦楝樹、苦苓
Melia azedarach L.
Meliaceae 棟科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
song: 9


Taiwan Plant of the Week (April 11-17):
Ivy-leaved morning glory 槭葉牽牛
Ipomoea cairica (L.) Sweet
Convolvulaceae 旋花科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (April 18-24):
Water parsley, water celery 水芹菜
Oenanthe stolonifera (Blume) DC.
Umbelliferae 繖形科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (April 25-May 1):
Glaucous oak, ring-cupped oak 青剛櫟
Cyclobalanopsis glauca (Thunb.) Derst.
Fagaceae 殼斗科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8



Taiwan Plant of the Week (May 2-8):
Bristly greenbrier, China root

Smilax china
Smilaceae 菝契科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (May 9-15):
Soda apple nightshade, love apple 刺茄
Solanum aculeatissimum Jacq.
Solanaceae 茄科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (May 16-22):
Asian melastome 野牡丹
Melastoma candidum D. Don
Melastomataceae 野牡丹科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8



Taiwan Plant of the Week (May 23-29):
Shell ginger 月桃、玉桃
Alpina speciosa (Wendl.) K.Schum.
Zingiberaceae 薑科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5
6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (May 30-June 5):
Taiwan acacia 相思樹
Acacia confusa
Leguminosae 豆科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (June 6-12):
Japanese curly dock, gishigishi 羊蹄
Rumex japonicus Houtt.
Polygonaceae 蓼科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (June 13-19):
Common joyweed 節節花、狹葉滿天星
Alternanthera nodiflora R. Br.
Amaranthaceae 莧科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6
7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (June 20-26):
Formosan elderberry 冇骨消、台灣蒴藋、七葉蓮
Sambucus formosana NakaI
Caprifoliaceae 忍冬科
Links: 1 2
3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (June 27-July 3):
Wax apple, bellfruit, Java apple 蓮霧
Syzygium samarangense Merr. & Perry
Myrtaceae 桃金孃科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (July 4-10):
Fishbone fern, narrow/erect/tuberous swordfern
腎蕨
球蕨、圓羊齒、鳳凰蛋
Nephrolepis cordifolia (L.) Presl
Nephrolepidaceae 腎蕨科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8



Taiwan Plant of the Week (July 11-17):
Beautyberry 杜虹花
Callicarpa formosana Rolfe
Verbenaceae 馬鞭草科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (July 18-24):
Cantonese buttercup 毛茛
Ranunculus cantoniensis DC.
Ranunculaceae 毛茛科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (July 25-31):
Sky flower, golden dew drop, pigeon berry 金露花
Duranta repens L.
Verbenaceae 馬鞭草科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (August 1-7):
Surinam purslane 假人參、土人參
Talinum triangulare Willd.
Portulacaceae 馬齒莧科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (August 8-14):
(Taiwan Plant of the Week is one year old this week!)
Foetid cassia, sickle senna, peanut weed 決明、山土豆
Cassia tora L.
Leguminosae 豆科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (August 15-21):
Light-blue snakeweed, Jamaica vervain 長穗木
Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (L.) Vahl

Verbenaceae 馬鞭草科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (August 22-28):
Balloon-vine, love in a puff 倒地鈴
Cardiospermum halicacabum
Sapindaceae 無患子科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (August 29-September 4):
Formosa palm, Taiwan arenga palm, dwarf sugar palm 山棕
Arenga engleri Becc.

Palmae 棕櫚科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (September 5-11):
Limpleaf fern, lace fern 熱帶鱗蓋蕨
Microlepia speluncae (L.) Moore

Dennstaedtiaceae 碗蕨科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5



Taiwan Plant of the Week (September 12-18):
Fairy fig, milk fig tree 牛奶榕、牛乳榕、天仙果
Ficus erecta Thunb. var.beecheyana (Hook. & Arn.) King

Moraceae 桑科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5



Taiwan Plant of the Week (September 19-25):
Common leafflower, chamber bitter, shatterstone 葉下珠
Phyllanthus urinaria l.

Euphorbiaceae 大戟科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (September 26-October 2):
Heartleaf Madeira vine, mignonette vine 洋落葵、川七、藤三七
Anredera cordifolia (Tenore) van Steeen

Basellaceae 落葵科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (October 3-9):
Country mallow, Cuban jute, jelly leaf, teaweed 金午時花
Sida rhombifolia L.

Malvaceae 錦葵科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9



Taiwan Plant of the Week (October 10-16):

Charcoal tree, gunpowder tree, Rhodesian elm 山黃麻
Trema orientalis(L.)Blume

Ulmaceae 榆科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (October 17-23):
Silk floss tree, floss silk tree 美人樹
Chorisia speciosa St.

Bombacaceae 木棉科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8


Taiwan Plant of the Week (October 24-30):
Chinese knotweed, rice smartweed 火炭母草
Polygonum chinense Linn.

Polygonaceae 蓼科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5
6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (October 31-November 6):
Waterwillow 爵床
Justicia procumbens L.

Acanthaceae 爵床科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (November 7-13):
Betel palm, areca palm 檳榔
Areca catechu L.

Palmaceae 棕櫚科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (November 14-20):
Caesarweed 野棉花
Urena lobata L.

Malvaceae 錦葵科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Taiwan Plant of the Week (November 21-27):
Cockscomb celosia 青葙
Celosia argentea L.

Amaranthaceae 莧科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (November 28-December 4):
Water hyacinth 布袋蓮
Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms

Pontederiaceae 雨久花科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (December 5-11):
Arimoriso 針刺草、鐘花草、鐘刺草
Codonacanthus pauciflorus Nees

Acanthaceae 爵床科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (December 12-18):
Armgrass 竹葉草
Oplismensus compositus (L.) Beauv.

Poaceae/Gramineae 禾本科
Links: 1 2 3 4


Taiwan Plant of the Week (December 19-25):
Porcelainberry, Amur peppervine 山葡萄
Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (Maxim.) Trautv.

Vitaceae 葡萄科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (December 26-January 1):
Japanese climbing fern 海金沙
Lygodium japonicum (Thunb.) Sw.

Schizaeaceae 海金沙科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


2005

Taiwan Plant of the Week (January 2-8):
Japanese hop, kanamugura 葎草、山苦瓜
Humulus scandens (Lour.) Merr.

Moraceae 桑科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (January 9-15):
Cupid's shaving-brush, purple sow thistle 紫背草、一點紅
Emilia sonchifolia (L.) DC

Asteraceae 菊科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8


Taiwan Plant of the Week (January 16-22):
Coral tree, tiger claw 刺桐
Erythrina variegata L.

Leguminosae 豆科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (January 23-29):
Kamusiyau, Gaogan 中國穿鞘花
Amischotolype chinensis (N. E. Br.) E. H. Walker ex Hatusima

Commelinaceae 鴨跖草科

Links: 1 2 3



Taiwan Plant of the Week (January 30-February 5):
Bird's nest fern 山蘇
Asplenium nidus L.

Aspleniaceae 鐵角蕨科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9


Taiwan Plant of the Week (February 6-12):
Black nightshade 龍葵
Solanum nigrum L.

Solanaceae 茄科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (February 13-19):
Taiwan flowering cherry 山櫻花
Prunus campanulata Maxim.

Rosaceae 薔薇科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (February 20-26):

Elatostema platyphylloides 闊葉樓梯草
Elatostema platyphylloides Shih & Yang

Urticaceae 蕁麻科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (February 27-March 5):
Turn-in-the-wind 白匏子
Mallotus paniculatus (Lam.) Muell.-Arg.

Euphorbiaceae 大戟科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5


Taiwan Plant of the Week (March 6-12):
Wedelia, trailing daisy 三裂葉蟛蜞菊
Wedelia trilobata (L.) Hitchc.

Asteraceae 菊科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8


Taiwan Plant of the Week (March 13-19):
Paper-bark tree, cajeput fine leaf 白千層
Melaleuca leucadendron L.

Myrtaceae 桃金孃科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5



Taiwan Plant of the Week (March 20-26):
Asiatic pennywort 雷公根
Centella asiatica L. Urban

Apiaceae 繖形科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (March 27-April 2):
Resurrection spikemoss 萬年松、還魂草
Selaginella tamariscina (Beauv.)

Selaginellaceae 卷柏科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5


Taiwan Plant of the Week (April 3-9):
Jersey cudweed 鼠麴草
Gnaphalium luteoalbum L. subsp. affine (D. Don) Koster

Asteraceae 菊科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8


Taiwan Plant of the Week (April 10-16):
Asian/Japanese mazus, tokiwahaze 通泉草
Japanese: 常磐櫨/爆、常磐黃櫨
Mazus pumilus
(Burm. f.) Steenis

Scrophulariaceae 玄參科

Links: 1
2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (April 17-23):
Chinese fringe tree 流蘇樹
Chionanthus retusus Lindl. & Paxt.
Oleaceae 木樨

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (April 24-30):
Southern rockbell 細葉蘭花參
Wahlenbergia marginata (Thunb.) A. DC.

Campanulaceae 桔梗科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5


Taiwan Plant of the Week (May 1-7):
Bishopwood, autumn maple tree, red cedar 茄苳、重陽木、秋楓樹
Bischofia javanica Blume

Euphorbiaceae 大戟科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (May 8-14):
Japanese ophiorrhiza 蛇根草
Ophiorrhiza japonica Blume

Rubiaceae 茜草科

Links: 1 2 3


Taiwan Plant of the Week (May 15-21):
Ti plant 朱蕉
Cordyline terminalis (Linn.) Kunth.

Agavaceae 龍舌蘭科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (May 22-28):
Tape vine, snake vine 千金藤
Stephania japonica (Thunb. ex Murray) Miers

Menispermaceae 防己科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (May 29-June 4):
Royal poinciana, flamboyant tree, flame tree 鳳凰木
Delonix regia (Boj.) Raf

Leguminosae 豆科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (June 5-11):
Shrimp plant 黃苞小蝦花、黃珊瑚
Pachystachys lutea

Acanthaceae 爵床科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (June 12-18):
Dodder, strangle weed, witch's hair 兔絲子
Cuscuta australis R. Br.

Cuscutaceae 菟絲子科 (Convolvulaceae 旋花科)

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (June 19-25):
Chameleon plant, heartleaf 蕺菜、臭臊草、魚腥草
Houttuynia Cordata Thund

Saururaceae 三白草科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9


Taiwan Plant of the Week (June 26-July 2):
Parasol leaf tree, nasturtium tree 血桐、流血樹、大冇樹、橙桐
Macaranga tanarius (L.) Muell.-Arg.

Euphorbiaceae 大戟科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (July 3-9):
Star-cluster, pentas 繁星花
Pentas lanceolata Deflers

Rubiaceae 茜草科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (July 10-16):
Glossy shower senna, scrambled egg tree 黃槐
Cassia surattensis Burm. f.

Leguminosae (Fabaceae) 豆科
Links: 1 2 3 4
5


Taiwan Plant of the Week (July 17-23):
Sensitive plant 含羞草
Mimosa pudica Linn.

Leguminosae (Fabaceae) 豆科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (July 24-30):
Linden Hibiscus, mahoe, sea hibiscus 黃槿
Hibiscus tiliaceus L.
Malvaceae 錦葵科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (July 30-August 6):
King sago palm 台灣蘇鐵
Cycas revoluta Thunb.
Cycadaceae 蘇鐵科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (August 7-13):
Indian aster 馬蘭、 雞兒腸
Kalimeris indica (L.) Schultz-Bip
Asteraceae 菊科
Links: 1 2 3 4



Taiwan Plant of the Week (August 14-20):

Taiwan lily, Formosa lily 台灣百合、山蒜頭
Lilium formosanum A. Wallace
Liliaceae 百合科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5



Taiwan Plant of the Week (August 21-27):
Boston ivy, Japanese creeper 地錦、爬牆虎
Parthenocissus tricuspidata (Sieb. & Zucc.) Planch.
Vitaceae 葡萄科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (August 28-September 3):
Asiatic dayflower 鴨跖草、紫錦草
Commelina communis L.
Commelinaceae 鴨跖草科

Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (September 4-10):
Cork passion flower 三角葉西番蓮
Passiflora suberosa L.
Passifloraceae 西番蓮科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (September 11-17):
Little ironweed, purple fleabane 一支香
Vernonia cinerea (L.) Less.
Asteraceae 菊科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5


Taiwan Plant of the Week (September 18-24):
Dita bark, blackboardtree 黑板樹
Alstonia scholaris (L.) R. Brown
Apocynaceae 夾竹桃科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (September 25-October 1):
Guinea chestnut, Malabar chestnut 馬拉巴栗、美國花生
Pachira macrocarpa/aquatica (Cham. & Schl.) Schl.
Bombacaceae 木棉科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (October 2-8):
Ironwood, horsetail she-oak, Australian pine 木麻黃
Casuarina equisetifolia L.
Casuarinaceae 木麻黃科
Links: 1 2
(pdf) 3 4 5 6 7 8 9


Taiwan Plant of the Week (October 9-15):
Tropical almond, Indian almond 欖仁樹、雨傘樹
Terminalia catappa L.
Combretaceae 使君子科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (October 16-22):
Formosa firethorn 台灣火刺木
Pyracantha koidzumii (Hay.) Rehder
Rosaceae 薔薇科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (October 23-30):

Woodland elaeocarpus 杜英
Elaeocarpus sylvestris (Lour.) Poir.
Elaeocarpaceae 杜英科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (October 31-November 5):
Mexican primrose willow 水丁香、水香蕉
Ludwigia octovalvis (Jacq.) Raven
Onagraceae 柳葉菜科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (November 6-12):
Fragrant manjack, Indian cherry, bird lime tree 破布子
Cordia dichotoma G. Forst. f.
Boraginaceae 紫草科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (November 13-19):
Golden shower tree, Indian laburnum 阿伯勒
Cassia fistula
Leguminosae 豆科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (November 20-26):
Sweet basil 九層塔
Ocimum basilicum L.
Labiatae 唇形科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (November 27-December 3):
Green maple 青楓
Acer serrulatus Hayata
Aceraceae 槭樹科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (December 4-10):
Rice paddy herb 紫蘇草
Limnophila aromatica (Lam.) Merr.
Scrophulariaceae 玄參科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (December 11-17):
White fig tree 島榕、白肉榕
Ficus virgata Reinw. ex Blume
Moraceae 桑科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7



Taiwan Plant of the Week (December 18-24):
Giant papyrus 紙莎草
Not native to Taiwan, but cultivated on the NTU campus and elsewhere
Cyperus papyrus
Cyperaceae 莎草科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (December 25-31):
Creeping fig, climbing fig 薜荔
Ficus pumila L.
Moraceae 桑科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


2006

Taiwan Plant of the Week (January 1-7):
Taiwan gordonia, fried egg plant 大頭茶
Camellia (Gordonia) axillaris Roxb. ex Ker.
Theaceae 山茶科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (January 8-14):
Elephant apple, Indian dillenia 第倫桃
Dillenia indica L.
Dilleniaceae 第倫桃科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Taiwan Plant of the Week (January 15-21):
Dryopteris varia fern 南海鱗毛蕨
Dryopteris varia (L.) Ktze.
Dryopteridaceae 鱗毛蕨科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (January 22-28):
Apostle plant, walking iris 巴西鳶尾
Neomarica gracilis
Iridaceae 鳶尾科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (January 29-February 4):
Spiny amaranth 刺莧
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Amaranthaceae 莧科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (February 5-11):
Soft elephant's foot 毛蓮菜
Elephantopus mollis H. B. K.
Asteraceae 菊科
Links: 1
2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (February 12-18):
Eupatorium formosanum 台灣澤蘭
Eupatorium formosanum Hayata
Asteraceae 菊科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (February 19-25):
Chinese hydrangea 華八仙
Hydrangea chinensis Maxim.
Saxifragaceae 虎耳草科 (Hydrangeaceae 八仙花科)
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (February 26-March 4):
Round-fruited lindernia 藍豬耳
Vandellia crustacea (L.) Benth.
Scrophulariaceae 玄參科
Links: 1 2 3 4


Taiwan Plant of the Week (March 5-11):
Jellywort 仙草
Mesona chinensis Benth.
Labiatae 唇形科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (March 12-18):
Manaca rain-tree; yesterday, today and tomorrow 番茉莉
Brunfelsia uniflora (Pohl.) D. Don.
Brunfelsia australis Bentham
Solanaceae 茄科
Links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (March 19-25):
Madagascar periwinkle 長春花
Catharanthus roseus (L.)
Apocynaceae 夾竹桃科
More links: 1 2 3 4 5


Taiwan Plant of the Week (March 26-April 1):
Chinese wisteria 紫藤
Wisteria sinensis (Sims) Sweet
Leguminosae 豆科
More links: 1 2 3 4 5



Taiwan Plant of the Week (April 2-8):
Indian strawberry 蛇莓
Duchesnea indica (Andr.) Focke
Rosaceae 薔薇科
More links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (April 9-15):
Longan 龍眼
Euphoria longana
Sapindaceae 無患子科
More links: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Taiwan Plant of the Week (April 16-22):
Butterfly weed, blood-flower 馬利筋
Asclepias curassavica
Asclepiadaceae 蘿藦科
More links: 1 2 3 4 5


Taiwan Plant of the Week (April 23-29):
Crateva adansonii 魚木
Crateva adansonii subsp. formosensis
Capparaceae 山柑科
More links: 1 2 3



Taiwan Plant of the Week (April 30-May 6):
Chinese plantain 大車前草
Plantago major L.
Plantaginaceae 車前科
More links: 1 2 3 4 5 6



Taiwan Plant of the Week (May 7-13):
Camphor tree, camphor laurel 樟樹
Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J.Presl.
Lauraceae 樟科
More links: 1 2 3 4 5



Taiwan Plant of the Week (May 14-20):
Japanese staunton-vine 野木瓜
Stauntonia hexaphylla(Thunb.)Decne.
Lardizabalaceae 木通科
More links: 1 2 3 4 5



Taiwan Plant of the Week (May 21-27):
Common garcinia 福木
Garcinia subelliptica Merr.
Clusiaceae 金絲桃科
More links: 1 2 3 4



Taiwan Plant of the Week (May 28-June 3):
India rubber tree 印度橡膠樹
Ficus elastica Roxb.
Moraceae 桑科

More links: 1 2 3 4


Taiwan Plant of the Week (June 4-10):
Plumeria, frangipani 緬槴、雞蛋花
Plumeria rubra L. var. acutifolia (Poir) Bailey
Apocynaceae 夾竹桃科
More links: 1 2 3 4



Taiwan Plant of the Week (June 11-17):

Cinderella weed, nodeweed 金腰箭
Synedrella nodiflora (L.) Gaertn.
Asteraceae 菊科
More links: 1 2 3 4


Taiwan Plant of the Week (June 18-24):
Ryukyu Island pine, Luchu pine 琉球松
Pinus luchuensis Maryr
Pinaceae 松科
More links: 1 2 3


Taiwan Plant of the Week (August 13-19):
Angular-fruit fig 稜果榕
Ficus septica Burm. f
Moraceae 桑科
More links: 1 2 3 4


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