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ABBREVIATIONS
cv. is short for cultivar
f. is short for forma
prev. is short for previous
sp. is short for species
spp. is short for many species of the one genera
ssp. is short for subspecies
subsp. is short for subspecies
syn. is short for synonum
var. is short for variety


F

Fagraea berteroana – 17(12); 34(46, 49)

Fairy Fan Flower – see Scaevola aemula

Fairy Paintbrush – see Archidendron grandiflorum

Fairy Primrose – see Primula malacoides

Falling Stars – see Crocosmia aurea

False Aralia – see Schefflera elegantissima; Plerandra elegantissima

False Eranthemum – see Pseuderanthemum carruthersii

False Freesia – see Anomatheca laxa

False Gardenia – see Tabernaemontana; Atractocarpus; Randia

False Plumbago – see Ceratostigma willmottianum

False Sandalwood – see Eremophila mitchellii

Fan Dancer – see Nephrolepis exaltata ‘Fan Dancer’

Fan Flower – see Scaevola

Fan Palm – see Licuala grandis; Licuala ramsayi

Fan Palm, Daintree – see Licuala ramsayi

Fan Wattle – see Acacia amblygona

Fancy Fishtail Swordfern – see Nephrolepis falcata ‘Furcans’

Faradaya splendida – 29(46, 49)

Farfugium japonicum – 2(18-19)

Fat Hen – see Chenopodium album

Fat Pork Tree – see Clusia rosea

Fatsia papyrifera – see Tetrapanax papyrifer

Fava Bean – see Vicia faba

Favourite plants

  • Autumnal coloured plants – 31(44-49)
  • Bird attracting – 9(54-58)
  • Bird attracting plants – 26(46-51)
  • Butterfly attracting plants – 27(42-47)
  • Container plants – 6(54-58)
  • Cutting grown plants – 24(34-39)
  • Drought tolerant – 2(56-61)
  • Fine-leaved plants – 20(42-47)
  • Flowering pot plants – 25(44-49)
  • Flowering shrubs – 8(56-60)
  • Flowering trees – 34(46-51)
  • Foliage plants – 12(54-59)
  • Garden plants – 18(42-47)
  • Glossy foliage plants – 23(36-41)
  • Groundcovers – 3(52-57)
  • Hanging basket plants – 15(34-39)
  • Heat lovers – 21(42-47)
  • Herbs & Spices – 22(46-51)
  • Local indigenous plants – 36(42-47)
  • Local native plants – 17(36-41)
  • Mass planting specimens – 10(48-53)
  • Narrow places – 5(54-59)
  • Native plants – 7(50-54)
  • Night scented plants – 32(48-53)
  • Old fashioned forgotten plants – 35(42-47)
  • Orange plants – 16(42-47)
  • Orchids – 33(38-43)
  • Park trees – 11(54-59)
  • Scented foliage plants – 14(38-43)
  • Scented shrubs – 4(54-59)
  • Screening plants – 19(42-47)
  • Small trees – 38(46-51)
  • Soft foliage plants – 13(54-59)
  • Spring flowers – 28(46-51)
  • Summer stunners – 37(46-51)
  • Trees – 1(54-59)
  • Variegated plants – 30(46-51)
  • White plants – 29(46-51)

Feijoa sellowiana – 1(74)

Felt Plant – see Kalanchoe beharensis

Felted coccid – see Antonina graminis

Fennel – see Foeniculum vulgare

Fennel, Florence – see Foeniculum vulgare var. azoricum

Fennel, Sweet – see Foeniculum vulgare var. dulce

Fern Leaf Cactus – see Selenicereus chrysocardium

Fern Leaved Grevillea – see Grevillea pteridifolia

Fern Leaved Tamarind – see Sarcotoechia serrata

Fernleaf Aralia – see Polyscias cumingiana ‘Aurea’

Fernleaf Orchid Cactus – see Selenicereus chrysosardium

Fern-leaved Banksia – see Banksia oblongifolia

Ferns – 7(13, 66-67); 8(12, 34-37, 52); 22(53); 28(36-39; 29(40-43)

Ferny Phyllanthus – see Phyllanthus lamprophyllus

Ferocactus ‘Santa Maria’ – 8(18)

Fertiliser – 4(84-85); 15(49)

Festuca – 7(83)

Festuca arundinacea – 7(83)

Festuca glauca – 14(35)

Feverfew – see Tanacetum parthenium

Ficinia nodosa – 17(36, 38)

Ficus – 4(89); 17(46); 31(27); 32(25); 34(21); 35(25)

Ficus albipila – 36(13)

Ficus bengalensis – 7(45); 11(54)

Ficus benjamina – 1(32, 70); 3(64); 6(28), 7(44); 26(46, 50); 32(47); 33(37)

Ficus benjamina ‘Golden King’ – 22(33)

Ficus binnendijkii ‘Alii’ – 7(29)

Ficus binnendijkii ‘Amstel Gold’ – 22(33)

Ficus carica – 14(22); 23(56-57)

Ficus coronata – 15(60); 32(25)

Ficus fraseri – 26(46)

Ficus hispida – 15(61)

Ficus macrocarpa ‘Panda’ – 22(33)

Ficus macrophylla – 11(61); 26(41)

Ficus microcarpa – 6(31); 32(47)

Ficus microcarpa ‘Hillii’ – 1(70)

Ficus nitida ‘Panda’ – see Ficus macrocarpa ‘Panda’

Ficus obliqua – 3(84)

Ficus opposita – 2(73); 15(60); 26(46); 32(25)

Ficus racemosa – 2(74)

Ficus religiosa – 11(54, 58)

Ficus rotundifolia ‘Green Island’ – 21(74); 33(33, 37)

Ficus rubiginosa – 11(78); 32(47); 33(36)

Ficus rubiginosa ‘Little Ruby’ – 32(47)

Ficus scobina – 2(73)

Ficus variegata – 8(53); 36(13)

Ficus virens – 11(54)

Fiery Costus– see Chamaecostus cuspidatus

Fiery Gum – see Eucalyptus phoenicea

Fig trees – 7(44); 8(29, 53)

Fig, Boombil – see Ficus hispida

Fig, Creek – see Ficus coronata

Fig, edible – see Ficus carica

Fig, Hills Weeping – see Ficus microcarpa

Fig, Sandpaper – see Ficus opposita

Fig, Weeping – see Ficus benjamina

Figurines – 33(30)

Fiji Fan Palm – see Pritchardia pacifica

Fiji Feather Palm – see Veitchia joannis

Fijian Fire Plant/Bush – see Acalypha wilkesiana

Fimbristylis – 33(23, 24)

Fine Fescue – see Festuca

Fine Leaf Tuckeroo – see Lepiderema pulchella

Fine-leaved Tuckeroo – see Lepiderema pulchella

Fine Leaf Weeping Paper Bark – see Melaleuca leucadendron

Fine Leaved Clumping Palm – see Ptychosperma lineare

Finge Myrtle – see Calytrix tetragona

Finger Lime, Native – see Citrus australasica; Microcitrus australasica

Fire Ant – see Solenopsis invicta

Fire Cracker Flower – see Crossandra infundibuliformis

Fire Cracker Plant – see Cuphea ignea

Fire Lily – Cyrtanthus mackenii

Fire on the mountain – see Euphorbia cyathophora

Firebush – see Hamelia patens

Firecracker Bush – see Justicia spicigera; Bouvardia ternifolia; Hamelia patens

Firecracker Flower – see Crossandra infundibuliformis

Firecracker Plant – see Russelia juncea

Firecracker Vine – see Manettia bicolor

Firegrass – see Schizachyrium fragile

Fireplant – see Acalypha wilkesiana

Firespike Bush – see Odontonema strictum; Odontonema cuspidatum; Odontonema callistachyum

Firewheel Tree – see Stenocarpus sinuatus

Fish – 7(25); 10(62-64); 11(62-65)

Fish Cheek Mint – see Houttuynia cordata

Fish Plant – see Houttuynia cordata

Fish Poison Tree – see Barringtonia asiatica

Fish Strap Fern – see Microsorum punctatum

Fishbone Cassia – see Chamaecrista dimidiata

Fishbone Water Fern – see Blechnum gibbum

Fishtail Palm – see Caryota

Fishtail Palm, Clustered – see Caryota mitis

Fishtail Palm, Snakeskin – see Caryota ophiopellis

Fishtail Swordfern, Fancy – see Nephrolepis falcata ‘Furcans’

Fishwort – see Houttuynia cordata ‘Variegata’

Fissistigma leichhardtii – see Uvaria leichhardtii

Fittonia albivenis – 22(12)

Fittonia argyroneura – see Fittonia albivenis

Five Seasons Herb – see Plectranthus amboinicus

Flacourtia indica – 32(26)

Flamboyant Tree – see Delonix regia

Flame Freesia – see Freesia laxa; Lapeirousia laxa; Anomatheca cruenta

Flame of the Forest – see Mucuna novo-guineensis

Flame Thrower – see Chambeyronia macrocarpa

Flame Tree – see Brachychiton acerifolium

Flame Vine – see Pyrostegia venusta; Combretum coccineum; Mucuna bennettii

Flame Vine, Mexican – see Pseudogynoxis chenopodioides

Flame Violet – see Episcia cupreata ‘Acajou’

Flame Violet, Lilac – see Episcia x wilsonii ‘Pinkiscia’

Flamebean – see Brownea

Flamethrower Palm – see Chambeyronia macrocarpa

Flaming Beauty – see Carphalea kirondron

Flaming Glorybower Vine – see Clerodendrum splendens

Flaming Katie – see Kalanchoe blossfeldiana

Flamingo Feather – see Celosia spicata

Flamingo Flower – see Anthurium andraeanum; Justicia carnea

Flannel Flower – see Actinotus helianthi

Flax Bush – see Reinwardtia indica

Flax Lily – see Dianella revoluta

Flax Lily, White Border – see Dianella ensifolia ‘Marginata’

Flax, New Zealand – see Phormium

Flexuous Cliff Brake – see Pellaea ovata

Flindersia – 32(25)

Flindersia australis – 5(51); 7(37); 11(78)

Flindersia bourjotiana – 32(23)

Flindersia brayleyana – 7(37); 23(36)

Flindersia ifflaiana – 7(37)

Flintwood – see Scolopia braunii

Floating Club-rush – see Isolepis fluitans

Flocculation, soil – 16(52)

Flood – 22(14, 15); 30(17)

Flooded Gum – see Eucalyptus grandis

Flora’s Paintbrush – see Emilia sonchifolia var. javanica

Florence Fennel – see Foeniculum vulgare var. azoricum

Florida Arrowroot – see Zamia integrifolia

Floss Flower – see Ageratum houstonianum

Floss Silk Tree – see Ceiba speciosa

Flour Dust Plant – see Kalanchoe pumila

Flowering Ash – see Fraxinus griffithii

Flowering Gum – see Corymbia ‘Summer Red’

Flowering May Bush – see Spiraea japonica ‘Gold Mound’

Flowering Pandan – see Freycinetia scandens

Flowering Peach – see Prunus

Flowering Quince – see Chaenomeles japonica

Flowering Sage – see Salvia

Flowering Tobacco – see Nicotiana alata

Flue dust – 15(49)

Flueggea virosa – 2(73)

Foeniculum vulgare var. azoricum (Florence fennel)– 19(66); 20(66); 22(66); 23(68); 24(67, 68); 26(70); 27(70); 28(66); 30(69); 31(71); 32(69)

Foeniculum vulgare var. dulce – 18(66)

Footprint – 12(81)

Forest Bellbush – see Mackaya bella

Forest Blue Grass – see Bothriochloa ewartiana

Forest Bride’s Bush – Pavetta lanceolata

Forest Flame Creeper – see Combretum paniculatum

Forest Grass – see Ottochloa gracillima

Forest Indigo – see Indigofera pratensis

Forest Lobelia – see Lobelia trigonocaulis

Forest Oak – see Allocasuarina torulosa

Forest Poison Rope – see Strophanthus speciosus

Forest Red Gum – see Eucalyptus tereticornis

Forest Violet – see Lobelia membranacea

Forest Wild Pear – see Dombeya tiliacea

Forget-me-not, Chinese – see Cynoglossum amabile

Forget-me-not, Common – see Myosotis sylvatica

Forma – 21(41)

Formosa Lily – see Lilium formosanum

Formosan Ash – see Fraxinus griffithii

Forsythia Sage – see Salvia madrensis

Fortunella hindsii – 21(59)

Fortunella japonica – 21(58)

Fortunella margarita – 21(58)

Fortunella polyandra – 21(59)

Fortunella x crassifolia – 21(58)

Fortunella x obovata – 21(59)

Fosterella elata – 17(74)

Fosterella spectabilis – 17(74)

Fountain Bush – see Russelia juncea

Fountain Flower – see Ceropegia sandersonii

Fountain Grass – see Russelia

Four O’Clock – see Mirabilis jalapa

Fowl’s Foot – see Euphorbia decaryi

Fox Nut – see Eurale ferox

Foxtail Palm – see Wodyetia bifurcata

Foxtails – see Caustis blakei

Fragaria vesca – 18(71); 19(73); 20(70); 21(71)

Fragrant Passionflower – Passiflora phoenicea

Fragrant Telosma – see Telosma cordata

Frames – 21(54)

Francis Water Gum – see Syzygium francisii

Frangipani – see Plumeria

Frangipani seeds – 6(91)

Frangipani, Bridal Bouqet – see Plumeria pudica

Frangipani, Climbing – see Chonemorpha fragrans

Frangipani, Native – see Hymenosporum flavum

Frangipani, Singapore White – see Plumeria obtusa

Fraser Island Creeper – see Tecomanthe hillii

Fraxinus griffithii – 38(46, 50)

Freesia – 3(90); 19(23)

Freesia alba – 19(24); 20(21)

Freesia grandiflora – 19(24)

Freesia laxa – 19(24)

Freesia, False – see Anomatheca laxa

Freesia, Flame – see Freesia laxa; Lapeirousia laxa; Anomatheca cruenta

French Bean – 14(71); 15(69); 16(69); also see Phaseolus vulgaris

French Dandelion – see Taraxacum officinale

French Kiss – see Costus woodsonii

French Lavender – see Lavandula dentata

French Marigold – see Tagetes patula

French Sorrel – see Rumex scutatus

Freshwater Mangrove – see Barringtonia acutangula

Freycinetia gaudichaudii – see Freycinetia scandens

Freycinetia gonocarpa – see Freycinetia scandens

Freycinetia marginata – 17(12)

Freycinetia propinqua – see Freycinetia scandens

Freycinetia scandens – 15(34); 37(79)

Fried Egg Tree – see Gordonia axillaris; Polyspora axillaris; Oncoba spinosa

Friends of Gardens – 25(30-31)

Friendship Plant – see Pilea involucrata

Fringe Flower – see Loropetalum chinense

Fringe Rush – see Fimbristylis

Fringed Wattle – see Acacia fimbrata

Frog’s Mouth – see Philydrum lanuginosum

Frogs – 7(70); 21(48-51); 22(52-55)

Frost – 24(20-21)

Fruit feature articles –

  • Abiu – 6(80-81)
  • Acerola – 7(76-77); 13(84)
  • Ambarella – 32(62-63)
  • Avocado – 1(84); 4(81); 37(64-67)
  • Bananas – 1(84); 3(79); 20(57); 37(68-69)
  • Black Sapote – 9(80-83)
  • Blueberry – 35(54-57)
  • Brazilian Cherry – 15(57)
  • Bunya Nuts – 11(66-69)
  • Calamondins and Cumquats – 21(58-59)
  • Camu Camu – 15(58)
  • Canistel – 27(64)
  • Cape Gooseberry – 14(57)
  • Cedar Bay Cherry – 15(58)
  • Ceylon Hill Gooseberry – 13(87)
  • Citrus – 20(57)
  • Custard Apple – 17(56-59)
  • Davidson’s Plum – 1(83); 9(64-65)
  • Dragon Fruit – 4(80)
  • Figs – 23(56-57)
  • Ground Cherry -14(58)
  • Grumichama – 13(86)
  • Guava – 14(57); 16(60-61)
  • Icecream Bean – 1(82)
  • Jaboticaba – 13(85)
  • Jackfruit – 38(66-69)
  • Lolly Tree – 35(58-59)
  • Longan – 25(58-59)
  • Loquat – 22(60-61)
  • Low Chill Stonefruit – 24(56-58)
  • Lychee – 25(58-59)
  • Makrut lime (kaffir lime) – 37(56-57)
  • Malabar Chestnut – 36(62-63)
  • Mango – 3(78); 31(58-61)
  • Midyim – 20(58-59)
  • Miracle fruit – 13(87)
  • Mulberry – 26(64-67)
  • Naranjilla – 29(60-61)
  • Native Lime – 12(72-73)
  • Native Tamarind – 13(70-71)
  • Panama Berry – 14(59)
  • Passionfruit – 5(81)
  • Pawpaw – 3(80)
  • Peanut Butter Fruit – 34(60-61)
  • Pepinos – 32(60-61)
  • Pineapple – 4(81); 20(57)
  • Pitomba – 15(56)
  • Pomegranates – 30(58-59)
  • Rambutans – 25(58-59)
  • Raspberries – 14(58)
  • Riberry – 11(70-71)
  • Rio Grande Cherry – 15(57)
  • Rumberry – 15(59)
  • Sandpaper Figs – 15(60-61)
  • Sapodilla – 12(86-87)
  • Snack Foods – 13(84-86); 14(56-59); 15(56-60)
  • Space saving with fruit – 11(84-85); 19(58-59)
  • Star Apple – 8(82-83)
  • Star Gooseberry – 28(58-59)
  • Starting with common fruits – 20(56-57)
  • Strawberry – 2(82-83)
  • Tamarillo – 24(54-55)
  • Tamarind – 5(80); 23(58)
  • Tangelo – 25(6-57)
  • Tropic Cherry – 14(57)
  • Wampee/Wampi – 1(83); 18(58-59)
  • White Sapote – 10(78-81)
  • Yellow Sapote – 27(64)

Fruit fly—2(68); 14(49); 31(60)

Fruit Salad Plant – see Monstera deliciosa

Fruit spotting bug – 4(64); 7(77)

Fruiting plants – 6(80-81)

Fuchsia Tree – see Schotia brachypetala

Fuchsia, Holly-leaf – see Graptophyllum ilicifolium

Fuchsia, Holly-leaf – see Graptophyllum ilicifolium

Fuchsia, Native – see Graptophyllum excelsum

Fukien Tea Plant – see Carmona retusa

Fungicides, home remedies – 16(40)

Fungus – 7(91)

Fungus gnat – 4(87)

Furcraea foetida ‘Mediopicta’ – 2(45); 10(25-26); 11(28); 18(34); 25(36); 29(14, 46); 30(46); 38(78)

Furcraea gigantea ‘Striata’ – see Furcraea foetida ‘Mediopicta’

Fuzzy Rattlepod – see Crotalaria incana subsp. purpurascens

Fuzzywussy Airplant – see Tillansia pruinosa

   

 

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