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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


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Pabstia – 4(44)

Pacaya Palm – see Chamaedorea tepejilote

Pachira aquatica – 11(83); 36(62-63)

Pachira glabra – 36(62-63)

Pachira insignis – 11(83); 36(62)

Pachycaul– 2(13)

Pachyphytum – 34(15, 16)

Pachypodium – 8(18)

Pachypodium baronii – 34(86)

Pachypodium geayi – 2(13); 17(34); 33(86)

Pachypodium lamerei – 2(13); 8(63); 18(36); 21(42); 33(86)

Pachyrhizus erosus (jicama/yam bean) – 9(79); 16(69); 17(67); 18(66); 19(66); 20(66); 21(66); 22(66); 23(68); 24(68); 25(52-53, 72); 26(70); 27(70); 28(65, 66); 29(66); 30(69); 31(71); 32(56, 69); 33(69)

Pachystachys – 4(91)

Pachystachys coccinea – 18(32); 22(13); 27(87); also refer to Pachystachys spicata

Pachystachys lutea – 3(16); 10(48, 53); 11(29); 14(12, 73); 15(73); 16(72); 17(72); 20(37); 22(12)

Pachystachys riedeliana – see Pachystachys spicata

Pachystachys spicata – 27(87); 28(46, 49)

Pacific Blue Eyes [fish] – see Pseudomugil signifer

Paddy’s Lucerne – see Sida rhombifolia

Pademelon Grass – see Oplismenus hirtellus

Pagoda Plant – see Clerodendrum paniculatum

Paintbrush Lily – see Haemanthus

Painted Cissus – see Cissus discolor

Painted Nettles – see Plectranthus scutellarioides

Painted Spurge – see Euphorbia cyathophora

Painted Trumpet Vine – see Bignonia callistegioides

Painter’s Palette – see Anthurium x cultorum; Anthurium andraeanum

Pak Choi – see Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis

Pakalana – see Magnolia x alba

Paklan – see Magnolia x alba

Palisota barteri – 36(82)

Palisota ombrophila – see Palisota barteri

Palisota schweinfurthii – 36(82)

Palisota staudtii – see Palisota barteri

Pallassia capensis – see Calodendrum capense

Palm Grass – see Molineria capitulata

Palm Lily – see Cordyline

Palmarosa Grass – see Cymbopogon martini

Palm-leaved Tacca – see Tacca palmata

Palms – see Aiphanes; Archontophoenix; Areca; Arenga; Attalea; Bismarckia; Caryota; Chamaedorea; Cocos; Dictyosperma; Dypsis; Howea; Hyophorbe; Kerriodoxa; Latania; Licuala; Linospadix; Livistona, Lodoicea; Lytocaryum; Marojejya; Normanbya; Pelagodoxa; Phoenix; Pinanga; Pritchardia; Rhapis; Rhopalostylis; Roystonea; Serenoa; Wodyetia; Zombia

Paluma Range Cassia – see Cassia sp. ‘Paluma Range’

Pampas Grass – see Cortaderia selloana

Panama Berry – see Muntingia calabura

Panama Flame Tree – see Brownea macrophylla

Panama Queen – see Aphelandra sinclairiana

Panama Rose – see Rondeletia odorata

Panda Bamboo – see Pogonatherum paniceum

Panda Fig – see Ficus macrocarpa ‘Panda’

Panda Plant – see Kalanchoe tomentosa

Pandan, Climbing – see Freycinetia marginata

Pandan, Duan – see Pandanus amaryllifolius

Pandan, Flowering – see Freycinetia scandens

Pandan, Scented – see Pandanus amaryllifolius

Pandan, Thai – see Pandanus amaryllifolius

Pandanus amaryllifolius – 14(38, 42); 22(46, 51); 27(54); 33(46); 35(14)

Pandanus baptistii ‘Variegata’ – 6(13)

Pandanus oblatus – 36(14)

Pandanus pedunculatus – see Pandanus tectorius

Pandanus pygmaeus – 10(48-49); 18(31)

Pandanus solms-laubachii – 17(13)

Pandanus spiralis – 6(14)

Pandanus tectorius – 1(74); 6(14, 17); 6(31); 9(29); 11(54, 59); 24(33); 32(12); 38(46, 49)

Pandanus tectorius ‘Baptistii’ – 6(17)

Pandanus tectorius ‘Red Edge’ – 14(22)

Pandanus tectorius ‘Veitchii’ – 34(21)

Pandanus utilis – 6(55); 25(15)

Pandanus veitchii – see Pandanus tectorius ‘Veitchii’

Pandorea jasminoides – 4(74); 11(78); 16(25, 73); 17(19, 21, 73); 21(31)

Pandorea pandorana – 6(61); 11(78); 12(76); 17(76); 18(89)

Panic Grass, Cotton – see Digitaria brownii

Panic, Slender – see Paspalidium criniforme

Panicum effusum – 34(42)

Panicum laxum – 7(82)

Pansy – 3(91); see Viola tricolor

Papalo – see Porophyllum ruderale; Porophyllum ruderale subsp. macrocephalum

Papaver nudicaule – 15(70); 18(68); 19(70); 22(70); 26(72); 30(70)

Papaver orientale – 18(68); 19(71); 22(70); 26(72); 30(70)

Papaver rhoeas – 15(70); 18(68); 19(70); 22(70); 23(72); 26(72); 27(72); 30(70); 31(72)

Papaya – see Carica papaya

Paper Daisy – see Xerochrysum bracteatum, Helipterum roseum; Rhodanthe chlorocephala

Paperbark trees – see Melaleuca

Paphiopedilum – 10(40); 19(33)

Paphiopedilum Saint Swithin – 19(35)

Papilio aegeus (orchard swallowtail butterfly) – 32(21); 36(45); 38(35)

Papilio anactus (dainty swallowtail butterfly) – 32(21)

Papilio demoleus (chequered swallowtail butterfly) – 31(63)

Papilio ulysses (Ulysses swallowtail butterfly) – 32(23)

Papua Fishtail Palm – see Ptychosperma burretianum

Papyrus Grass – see Cyperus papyrus

Para Cress – see Spilanthes acmella; Blainvillea acmella

Parachute Plant – see Ceropegia sandersonii

Paradise fish – see Macropodus opercularis

Paradise Flower – see Solanum wendlandii

Parallel Peperomia – see Peperomia tetragona

Pararistolochia laheyana – 28(53); 32(25)

Pararistolochia praevenosa – 4(74); 28(52-53); 32(22, 25); 33(8); 36(51)

Paris Daisy – see Euryops chrysanthemoides; Euryops pectinatus

Parlour Palm – see Chamaedorea elegans

Parodia – 8(18)

Parodia magnifica – 22(84)

Parramatta Grass, Dwarf – see Sporobolus africanus

Parrot Beak Impatiens – see Impatiens niamniamensis

Parrot Bush – see Ruttya fruticosa

Parrot Heliconia – see Heliconia psittacorum

Parrot Tree – see Schotia brachypetala

Parrots Beak – see Heliconia rostrata

Parsley – 4(10); 7(73); 10(87); also see Petroselinum crispum

Parsley, Chinese – see Coriandrum sativum

Parsnip (vegetable) – 14(71); 15(69); also see Pastinaca sativa

Parsnip, Peruvian – see Arracacia xanthorrhiza

Parsonsia – 35(18, 19)

Parsonsia straminea – 32(25)

Parthenocissus quinquefolia – 16(18); 31(44)

Paspalidium criniforme – 17(45)

Paspalum (weed) – see Paspalum dilatatum

Paspalum dilatatum – 25(68)

Paspalum distichum – 32(26)

Paspalum notatum – 7(82)

Paspalum vaginatum – 1(88); 3(82); 10(89)

Passiflora – 5(81); 35(18)

Passiflora ‘Nellie Kelly’ – 5(81)

Passiflora ‘Panama Gold’ – 5(81)

Passiflora ‘Panama Red’ – 5(81)

Passiflora aurantia – 37(77); also see Disemma aurantiacum

Passiflora cinnabarina – see Disemma cinnabarina

Passiflora coccinea – 14(76)

Passiflora edulis – 26(32); 31(14)

Passiflora fulgens – see Passiflora coccinea

Passiflora herbertiana – see Disemma herbertiana

Passiflora phoenicea – 14(95)

Passiflora quadrangularis – 12(64)

Passiflora vitifolia – 14(73)

Passion Flower – see Passiflora; Disemma

Passionfruit – see Passiflora

Passionfruit Marigold – see Tagetes lemmonii

Passionfruit Herb – see Tagetes lemmonii

Passionfruit, Herbert’s Native – see Disemma herbertiana

Passionfruit, Native – see Disemma aurantiacum, Disemma herbertiana

Pastinaca sativa (parsnip)– 18(67); 19(67); 20(67); 22(67); 23(68); 26(70); 27(69, 70); 28(66); 30(69); 31(71); 32(69)

Patchouli – see Pogostemon cablin

Patersonia – 32(25)

Patersonia sericea – 6(77); 13(30, 60); 19(12)

Pathways – 9(16-19); 13(16)

Paulownia tomentosa – 12(14)

Paurotis Palm – see Acoelorrhaphe wrightii

Paurotis wrightii – see Acoelorrhaphe wrightii

Pavetta – see Pavetta australiensis

Pavetta australiensis – 5(51); 8(58); 11(78); 23(47); 35(19, 20)

Pavetta indica – 37(18)

Pavetta lanceolata – 37(18)

Pavetta natalensis – 14(26); 19(42)

Pavonia x gledhillii – 12(65)

Paw paw – see Carica papaya

Pea – see Pisum sativum

Pea flowers – 8(32)

Pea, green – see Pisum sativum

Pea, Pigeon – see Cajanus cajan

Pea, snow – see Pisum sativum

Pea, soup – see Pisum sativum

Pea, sugar – see Pisum sativum

Pea, Sweet – see Lathyrus odoratus

Peace Lily – see Spathiphyllum

Peach – see Prunus persica

Peacock Flower – see Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Peacock Ginger – see Cornudaempheria aurantiflora

Peacock Plant – see Calathea makoyana

Pean – see Poor Man’s Bean, Lablab Bean

Peanut Butter Fruit – see Bunchosia glandulifera

Peanut Butter Plant – see Bunchosia argenta; Bunchosia glandulifera

Peanut Tree, Native – see Sterculia quadrifida

Pear, Forest Wild – see Dombeya tiliacea

Pear, Manchurian – see Pyrus ussuriensis

Pear, Pink Wild – see Dombeya burgessiae

Pear, Tropical – see Pyrus communis ‘Hood’

Peas – 10(87); 15(69); see Pisum sativum

Pedilanthus tithymaloides – see Euphorbia tithymaloides

Pedilanthus tithymaloides ‘White Peacock’ – see Euphorbia tithymaloides ‘White Peacock’

Peep Thong – see Radermachera sp. ‘Kunming’

Peepal – see Ficus religiosa

Peepthong – see Radermachera ignea

Pegunny – see Lysiphyllum hookeri

Pelagodoxa henryana – 27(84)

Pelagodoxa mesocarpa – see Pelagodoxa henryana

Pelargonium – 2(13); 6(57); 10(68); 11(82); 12(9) 20(22-27); 22(31); 31(24); 37(18)

Pelargonium ‘Cornford’s Sunray’ – 20(25)

Pelargonium ‘Dragonfly’ – 20(23)

Pelargonium ‘Frank Hedley’ – 20(26)

Pelargonium ‘Golden Butterfly’ – 20(24)

Pelargonium ‘Happy Thoughts’ – 20(25)

Pelargonium ‘Henri Cox’ – 20(26)

Pelargonium ‘Mabel Grey’– 20(26)

Pelargonium ‘Orange Ice’ – 20(26)

Pelargonium ‘Rouletta’ – 20(24)

Pelargonium ‘Vancouver Centennial’ – 20(26)

Pelargonium aridicula – 20(27)

Pelargonium capitatum – 20(26)

Pelargonium caroli-henrici – 20(27)

Pelargonium citronellum – 20(26)

Pelargonium citrosen – 10(55)

Pelargonium crispum – 20(26)

Pelargonium denticulatum – 20(26)

Pelargonium graveolens – 20(26)

Pelargonium grossularioides – 20(26)

Pelargonium hybridum – 6(57)

Pelargonium oblongatum – 20(27)

Pelargonium odoratissimum – 20(23, 26)

Pelargonium peltatum – 15(34, 73); 17(21)

Pelargonium peltatum – 20(25)

Pelargonium radicatum – 20(27)

Pelargonium tomentosum – 12(14); 14(38); 20(26)

Pelargonium x domesticum – 20(25)

Pelargonium x domesticum ‘White Glory’ – 29(46)

Pelargonium x fragans – 20(26)

Pelargonium x hortorum – 20(25); 34(15)

Pelargonium x nervosum – 20(26)

Pelargonium, Ivy-Leaved – see Pelargonium peltatum

Pelargonium, Regal – see Pelargonium x domesticum

Pelargonium, Zonal – see Pelargonium x hortorum

Pellaea ovata – 28(38)

Pellaea rotundifolia – 28(39)

Pellionia davaueana – 9(35)

Pellionia repens – 32(78)

Peltophorum pterocarpum – 4(68); 6(31); 8(53); 11(54); 20(72); 21(65)

Pencil Orchid – see Dendrobium teretifolium; Dockrillia teretifolia

Pennisetum – 6(24); 25(36); 30(18)

Pennisetum advena – 25(39)

Pennisetum advena ‘Dwarf’ – 25(39); 35(38)

Pennisetum alopecuroides – 25(35)

Pennisetum clandestinum – 7(82); 10(89); 20(63)

Pennisetum macrostachys – 4(11)

Pennisetum macrostachys ‘Atropurpureum’ – 25(39)

Pennisetum x advena ‘Rubrum’ – 25(34, 36)

Pennyroyal Mint – see Mentha pulegium

Pennyroyal, Gorge – see Mentha grandiflora

Pennyroyal, Native – see Mentha satureioides

Pennywort – see Centella asiatica

Penstemon – see Penstemon fruticosus

Penstemon fruticosus – 18(68); 19(71); 20(69); 22(70); 23(72); 26(72); 27(72); 30(70); 31(72)

Pentas – 28(53)

Pentas bussei – 19(40)

Pentas coccinea ‘Alba’ – 14(26)

Pentas cultivars – 14(73); 15(73)

Pentas lanceolata – 17(72); 19(13, 40); 21(16); 27(42); 31(24); 33(18); 34(22); 35(18)

Pentas lanceolata ‘Pink’ – 10(69)

Peperomia – 16(41, 70); 17(69); 26(18)

Peperomia acuminata ‘Aurea’ – 22(33)

Peperomia caperata – 3(53); 22(11, 12)

Peperomia commutata – see Peperomia obtusifolia

Peperomia magnolifolia– 2(14); 29(76)

Peperomia obtusifolia – 29(76)

Peperomia obtusifolia ‘Variegata’ – 15(34, 38)

Peperomia pellucida – 27(56); 29(67)

Peperomia puteolata – see Peperomia tetragona

Peperomia sandersii – 9(34, 36)

Peperomia tetragona – 35(81)

Pepino – see Solanum muricatum

Pepper Leaf Senna – see Senna clavigera

Pepper Vine – see Piper sp.

Pepper, Black – see Piper nigrum

Pepper, Lacquered – see Piper magnificum

Pepper, Native – see Tasmannia insipida

Pepper, Peruvian – see Piper magnificum

Pepper, Wild – see Piper sarmentosum

Pepperberry – see Cryptocarya obovata

Pepper-leaved Senna – see Senna barclayana

Peppermint – see Mentha x piperita ‘Black Pepper’

Peppermint Geranium – see Pelargonium tomentosum

Perennial – 24(22-27)

Perennial Ryegrass – see Lolium perenne

Perennial, herbaceous (term) – 20(41)

Perennial, woody (term) – 20(40)

Pereskia aculeata – 8(44)

Pereskia aculeata ‘Godseffiana’ – 8(44); 10(6); 22(33)

Pereskia bleo – 8(44)

Pereskia grandifolia – 8(44)

Perfume Flower Tree – see Fagraea berteroana

Pergolas – 10(9-11); 21(55)

Perilla – see Perilla frutescens

Perilla frutescens – 27(58); 31(50)

Perilla frutescens var. crispa – 31(50)

Perilla frutescens var. frutescens – 31(50)

Perilla frutescens var. purpurascens – 31(50)

Peripentadenia mearsii – 30(60)

Peripentadenia phelpsii – 30(60)

Peristrophe angustifolia – 2(18, 19)

Peristrophe hyssopifolia ‘Aureavarigata’ – 30(46)

Periwinkle, European – see Vinca

Periwinkle, Madagascan – see Catharanthus

Periwinkle, Pink Tree – see Kopsia fruticosa

Permaculture – 15(50-51); 16(54); 31(52)

Persea americana – 1(84); 4(81); 5(68); 37(64-67)

Persian Shield – see Strobilanthes dyeriana; incorrectly refered to Strobilanthes gossypina

Persian Violet – see Exacum affine

Persicaria – 30(18)

Persicaria odorata – 14(55); 22(46); 27(57); 36(61); 38(60); also see Polygonum odoratum

Persimmon – see Diospyros kaki

Persoonia virgata – 17(36); 20(42, 45)

Pertusadina eurhyncha – 15(78)

Peruvian Carrot – see Arracacia xanthorrhiza

Peruvian Daffodil – see Ismene narcissiflora

Peruvian Grape Ivy – see Cissus rotundifolia

Peruvian Lily – see Alstroemeria psittacina

Peruvian Parsnip – see Arracacia xanthorrhiza

Peruvian Pepper – see Piper magnificum

Pest control – 16(48-51); 18(84)

Petalostigma triloculare – 16(42); 17(36, 39)

Petraeovitex wolfei – 10(11); 11(29)

Petrea kohautiana – 20(10); reclassed as Petrea volubilis

Petrea volubilis – 2(41); 13(12, 13, 16, 18, 31, 40); 15(11); 16(12, 13, 72, 73); 17(21); 20(12); 30(11); 37(18)

Petrea volubilis ‘Purple Passion’ – 26(32, 33); 34(33)

Petrophile linearis – 37(8)

Petroselinum crispum (parsley) – 13(80); 14(55); 18(67); 19(67); 22(67); 23(68); 24(68); 26(70); 27(70); 28(66); 30(69); 31(71); 32(69); 35(70)

Petunia – 5(91); 15(70); 16(67, 70); 17(68); 18(69); 19(71); 20(21, 69); 21(68); 22(70); 23(72); 24(70); 25(44); 25(74); 26(40, 72); 27(72); 28(68); 29(68); 30(70); 31(72); 32(72); 33(72); 34(72); 35(18, 72); 36(72)

Petunia Bush – see Ipomoea carnea

Petunia, Perennial – see Calibrachoa

Pewter Bush – see Strobilanthes gossypina

pH – 15(48); 22(15); 32(66)

Phaius – 4(46); 13(45); 31(83)

Phaius australis – 13(45); 33(38, 42)

Phaius bernaysii – 13(45)

Phaius francoisii – see Gastrorchis francoisii

Phaius pictus – 13(45)

Phaius tancervilleae – 33(42); 34(27)

Phaius tankervilleae – 13(45); see Phaius tancervilleae

Phaius terrestris – 33(38); also see Geodorum terrestre

Phaius wallichii – 13(45)

Phalaenopsis – 1(16); 6(44); 19(33); 29(64); 33(38)

Phalaenopsis amabilis – 25(44)

Phalaenopsis Crystal Tough ‘Warrigal’ – 19(33)

Phalaenopsis Dendi Meh-Teh ‘GiGi’ – 19(33)

Phalaenopsis Tying Shin Miracle ‘GiGi’ – 19(33)

Phalaris – 25(36); 30(18)

Phalaris arundinacea – 25(37)

Phalaris arundinacea ‘Picta’ – 28(43)

Phalaris arundinacea ‘Variegata’ – 28(43)

Phaleria chermsideana – 6(61)

Phaleria clerodendron – 12(65); 16(83); 26(46); 29(46); 32(48); 34(27)

Phaleria clerodendron ‘Golden’ – 22(33)

Phallus rubicundus – 15(9)

Phaseolus – 32(26)

Phaseolus bertonii – see Vigna caracalla

Phaseolus caracalla – see Vigna caracalla

Phaseolus coccineus – 10(77)

Phaseolus lunatus (lima bean) – 2(68); 7(75); 8(29); 14(55); 16(69); 17(67); 18(67); 19(66); 20(66); 21(56, 66); 22(66); 23(68); 24(68); 25(72); 26(70); 27(70); 28(66); 29(66); 30(69); 31(71); 32(69); 33(69); 34(69)

Phaseolus vulgaris (French bean/green bean) – 10(77); 11(81-82); 14(55); 17(67); 18(66); 19(66); 20(66); 21(55, 56, 66); 22(65, 66); 23(68); 24(68); 25(70, 71, 72); 26(40, 70); 27(70); 28(66); 29(66); 30(69); 31(71); 32(69); 33(69); 34(69); 35(70); 36(70)

Phebalium – 37(34, 35)

Phebalium woombye – 6(77); 25(44); 29(46, 50); 30(29); 37(27)

Philadelphus coronaries – 20(11)

Philadelphus mexicanus – 31(24)

Phildendron coriaceum – 25(27)

Philippine Mussaenda – see Mussaenda

Philippine Orchid – see Medinilla magnifica

Philippine Violet – see Barleria cristata

Philippines Ash – see Fraxinus griffithii

Philodedron erubescens – 25(24, 27)

Philodendron – 1(11); 3(16); 5(16); 7(23); 25(20)

Philodendron ‘Alumina’ – 9(36)

Philodendron ‘Butt’s Gem’ – 25(26)

Philodendron ‘Butt’s Hydrid’ – 25(24, 26)

Philodendron ‘Calkin’s Gold’ – 22(33)

Philodendron ‘Golden Xanadu’ – 22(33)

Philodendron ‘Hope’ – 25(32)

Philodendron ‘Lasseter’s Gold’ – 22(33)

Philodendron ‘Magnificum’ – 25(23); 25(28)

Philodendron ‘Moonlight’ – 22(33)

Philodendron ‘Rojo Congo’ – 13(27)

Philodendron ‘Xanadu’ – 14(13); 25(24); now named Philodendron xanadu

Philodendron andreanum – see Philodendron melanochrysum

Philodendron bipinnatifidum – 10(45); 25(24, 26, 27)

Philodendron bipinnatifidum ‘Sarah’s Way’– 23(67)

Philodendron cannifolium – 7(27); 14(22); see Philodendron martianum

Philodendron elegans – 5(15)

Philodendron gloriosum – 10(48-49); 18(76); 25(26, 27)

Philodendron heberaceum var. oxycardium ‘Aureum’ – 22(33)

Philodendron hederaceum ‘Lemon Lime’ – 22(33)

Philodendron imbe variagata – 5(15)

Philodendron lundii – 25(27)

Philodendron mamei – 9(34, 36)

Philodendron martianum – 25(26, 28)

Philodendron melanochrysum – 25(28)

Philodendron melinonii – 23(36, 40)

Philodendron oxycardium ‘Aureum’ – see Philodendron heberaceum var. oxycardium ‘Aureum’

Philodendron selloum – see Philodendron bipinnatifidum

Philodendron sodiroi – 25(28, 29)

Philodendron speciosum – 25(26)

Philodendron stenolobum – 25(28)

Philodendron tenue – 25(29)

Philodendron williamsii – 25(28)

Philodendron xanadu – 25(25, 29)

Philotheca difformis subsp. smithiana – 25(44, 47); 31(90)

Philotheca myoporoides – 13(11)

Philydrum lanuginosum – 22(53), 26(37)

Phioldendron tweedianum – 25(26)

Phlebodium aureum – 28(39)

Phlox drummondii – 15(70); 18(69); 19(71); 21(28); 22(70); 24(70); 26(72); 30(70)

Phoenicophorium – 5(50)

Phoenix roebelenii – 1(74); 2(18); 17(34); 24(82); 25(11); 26(13)

Phoenix sylvestris – 8(68)

Phormium ‘Pink Ribbon’ – 12(9)

Phormium cultivars – 14(69)

Phosphate, rock – 15(49)

Phosphorus – 15(49); 20(53)

Phragmites – 17(46)

Phragmites australis – 32(25)

Phyllanthus acidus – 28(58-59)

Phyllanthus cuscutiflorus – 17(cover, 3, 13, 79); 21(31); 24(33); 25(15); 27(11)

Phyllanthus hellwigii – see Phyllanthus lamprophyllus

Phyllanthus lamprophyllus – 20(42, 44); 26(79)

Phyllanthus minutiflorus – 13(54)

Phyllanthus minutifolia – 12(68); should be Phyllanthus minutiflorus; Phyllanthus minutifolius

Phyllanthus minutifolius – 25(16); 35(13)

Phyllanthus sp. ‘Pascoe River’ – see Phyllanthus lamprophyllus

Phylloglossum – 10(38)

Phyllodes undulata – see Calathea undulata 

Physalis edulis – see Physalis peruviana

Physalis ixocarpa – see Physalis philadelphica

Physalis peruviana – 13(87); 14(55, 57); 19(58); 31(14)

Physalis philadelphica (tomatillo) – 20(67); 21(67); 23(68); 24(68); 25(72); 26(70); 27(70); 28(66); 29(66); 30(69); 31(71); 32(69); 33(69)

Physalis pruinosa – 13(87); 14(58)

Physallis peruviana – should be Physalis peruviana

Physarum cinereum (mould) – 15(64)

Physic Nut – see Jatropha multifida

Physostegia virginiana – 30(18)

Phytophthera – 12(28); 33(62-65)

Phytoselius persimilis [mite] – 14(49)

Pia – see Tacca leontopetaloides

Piccabeen Palm – see Archontophoenix cunninghamiana

Pickeral Weed – see Pontederia cordata

Pie Melon – see Cucurbita ficifolia

Pieris rapae (white cabbage butterfly) – 32(22, 23)

Pig Face – see Carpobrotus, Mesembryanthemum, Lampranthus

Pigeon Pea – 14(71); 15(69); 16(69); also see Cajanus cajan

Pigface – see Carpobrotus, Mesembryanthemum, Lampranthus

Pilea – 16(70); 17(69)

Pilea ‘Norfolk’ – 24(79)

Pilea ‘Silver Tree’ – 24(79)

Pilea cadierei – 9(36); 22(12); 28(76)

Pilea involucrata ‘Moon Valley’ – 24(79); 35(39)

Pilidiostigma – 24(29)

Pilidiostigma glabrum – 19(45)

Pilidiostigma rhytispermum – 19(42, 45)

Pill Flower– see Ozothamnus diosmifolius

Pilliga Box – see Eucalyptus pilligaensis

Pimelia – 35(19)

Pimelia linifolia – 37(35)

Pimenta dioica – 14(38)

Pimenta officinalis – see Pimenta dioica

Pimpinella – see Sechium edule

Pin Rush – see Juncus usitatus

Pinanga coronata – 28(82)

Pinanga gracilis – 30(72)

Pinanga kuhlii – 12(54, 55); see Pinanga coronata

Pindo Palm – see Butia capitata

Pine, Cassowary – see Barringtonia calyptrata

Pineapple – see Ananas comosus

Pineapple Lily – see Billbergia pyramidalis, Eucomis comosa

Pineapple Sage – see Salvia elegans; Salvia rutilans

Pineapple Sage, Golden – see Salvia elegans ‘Golden Delicious’

Pineapple, Cossack – see Physalis pruinosa

Pineapple, Variegated – see Ananas bracteatus ‘Striatus’

Pinguicula – 23(30)

Pink Agapanthus – see Tulbaghia simmleri

Pink Alpinia – see Alpinia purpurata ‘Jungle Queen’

Pink Ball Dombeya – see Dombeya wallichii

Pink Bloodwood – see Corymbia intermedia

Pink Bridal Bouquet Frangipani - Plumeria pudica x P. rubra

Pink Dombeya – see Dombeya burgessiae

Pink Easter Lily Cactus – see Echinopsis oxygona

Pink Euodia – see Melicope elleryana

Pink Evening Primose – see Oenothera rosea, Oenothera speciosa

Pink Foam-bark – see Jagera pseudorhus

Pink Hibiscus – see Hibiscus splendens

Pink Jacobinia – see Justicia carnea

Pink Knodding Orchid – see Geodorum densiflorum

Pink Laceflower – see Archidendron grandiflorum

Pink Lime – see Glycosmis trifoliata

Pink Medinilla – see Medinilla magnifica

Pink Morning Glory Tree – see Ipomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa

Pink Nodding Orchid – see Geodorum terrestre; Geodorum densiflorum

Pink Paddle – see Tillandsia cyanea ‘Paradise’

Pink Periwinkle Tree – see Kopsia fruticosa

Pink Phyllanthus – see Phyllanthus cuscutiflorus

Pink Pudica – Plumeria pudica x P. rubra

Pink Rock Orchid – see Dendrobium kingianum; Thelychiton kingianus

Pink Rotala – see Rotala rotundifolia

Pink Satinash – see Syzygium malaccense

Pink Snakeweed – see Stachytarpheta mutabilis

Pink Snowball – see Dombeya x cayeuxii

Pink Tassel Flower – see Calliandra surinamensis

Pink Trumpet Tree – see Tabebuia palmeri, Tabebuia rosea; Handroanthus impetiginosus

Pink Trumpet Vine – see Podranea ricasoliana

Pink Walnut – see Endiandra sieberi

Pink Watsonia – see Watsonia borbonica

Pink Weeds – see Persicaria

Pink Wild Pear – see Dombeya burgessiae

Pink, China – see Dianthus chinensis

Pink-eye Cerbera – see Cerbera manghas

Pink-eyed Pong Pong – see Cerbera manghas

Pinkheart – see Medicosma cunninghamii

Pinto Peanut – see Arachis pintoi

Pinus elliotii – 2(13)

Pinus thunbergii – 38(45)

Pinwheel Flower – see Tabernaemontana catharinensis

Pipal – see Ficus religiosa

Pipe Vine, Native – see Aristolochia holtzei

Piper betle – 22(76)

Piper bicolor – see Piper magnificum

Piper hederaceum – 29(62-63)

Piper magnificum – 35(42, 47)

Piper nigrum – 22(76); 24(47); 29(62)

Piper sarmentosum – 22(76); 23(36); 27(54); 30(13)

Piper sp. – 17(13)

Piper tetragonum – see Peperomia tetragona

Pipturus argenteus – 32(22, 25)

Pisonia grandis Alba’ – 18(30); 22(33)

Pisonia grandis var. alba – 12(30); 13(17); also see Pisonia grandis ‘Alba’

Pisum sativum (peas)– 14(55); 18(67); 19(67); 20(67); 22(67); 23(68); 26(70); 27(70); 30(69); 31(71); 32(69); 35(70)

Pisum sativum subsp. sativum var. macrocarpon – 31(56)

Pisum sativum subsp. sativum var. sativum – 31(56)

Pitanga – see Eugenia uniflora

Pitcairnia congon – 3(25)

Pitcairnia domingensis – 35(7)

Pitcairnia feliciana – 8(24)

Pitcairnia flammea – 35(7)

Pitcairnia smithiorum – 4(34); 20(42)

Pitcairnia tabuliformis – 21(72)

Pitch Apple – see Clusia major var. variegata

Pitcher Plants – see Cephalotus, Heliamphora, Nepenthes; Sarracenia

Pitcher Sage – see Lepechinia hastata

Pithecoctenium crucigerum – 26(10)

Pitomba – see Eugenia luschnathiana

Pitpit – see Setaria palmifolia

Pittosporum – 35(19)

Pittosporum angustifolium – 11(78)

Pittosporum lancifolium – 17(47); 23(47)

Pittosporum moluccanum – 9(57)

Pittosporum multiflorum – 23(47)

Pittosporum rhombifolium – see Auranticarpa rhombifolia

Pittosporum spinescens – 17(47); 23(47)

Pittosporum undulatum – 2(17); 19(42, 45); 20(88); 32(48)

Pittosporum viscidum – 11(78); 17(35, 47); 23(47)

Pixie Mops– see Petrophile linearis

Places to be –

  • Adungadoo Pathway, Roma QLD – 16(88)
  • Alice Springs Desert Park, NT – 7(47)
  • Anderson Botanic Gardens, Townsville, QLD – 33(90)
  • Australian National Botanic Gardens, Canberra ACT – 35(90)
  • Barker Creek Circuit, Bunya Mtns QLD – 18(89)
  • Ben Bennett Bushland Park, QLD – 24(89)
  • Bradfiled Park, Sydney, NSW – 33(91)
  • Brennan Park, Bongaree, QLD – 38(90)
  • Browns Park, Ipswich QLD – 26(91)
  • Burleigh Heads National Parks, QLD – 15(88)
  • Carnarvon Gorge National Park, QLD – 16(89)
  • Cherry Plain-Burton’s Well Track, Bunya Mtns, QLD – 20(88)
  • Christchurch Botanic Gardens, New Zealand – 26(90)
  • Cooktown Botanic Gardens, QLD – 21(88)
  • Eungella National Park, QLD – 17(88)
  • Ewan Maddock Dam, QLD – 17(89)
  • Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens, Florida USA – 21(87)
  • Federation Walk Coastal Reserve, Gold Coast, QLD – 25(90)
  • Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne VIC – 23(88)
  • Flecker Botanic Gardens, Cairns, QLD – 3(46)
  • Flinders Goolman Estate, QLD – 13(51)
  • Forestglen Park, Browns Plains, QLD – 10(44)
  • Fort Canning Park, Singapore – 8(53)
  • George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, NT – 2(51)
  • Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens – 1(51)
  • Gosford/Edogawa Commemorative Garden, NSW – 5(49)
  • Guy Fawkes River National Park, NSW – 37(90)
  • Haig Street Quarry Bushland Reserve, Ipswich, QLD – 9(50)
  • Howard Springs Nature Park, NT – 9(51)
  • Iguacu Falls, Argentina/Brazil – 10(45)
  • Jingili Water Gardens, Darwin, NT – 31(91)
  • Ju Raku En Japanease Garden, Toowoomba, QLD– 27(90)
  • Kholo Botanic Gardens, Ipswich, QLD – 4(49)
  • Kings Park Botanic Gardens, Perth, WA – 12(51)
  • Lake Alford, Gympie, QLD – 21(86)
  • Lake MacDonald, Cooroy, QLD – 22(88)
  • Lake Placid, QLD – 24(88)
  • Lamington National Park, Binna Burra, QLD – 8(51)
  • Laurel Bank Park, Toowoomba, QLD – 4(48)
  • Limestone Creek Environmental Park, Parkhurst, QLD – 35(91)
  • Lloyd Mann Garden, Home Hill, QLD – 36(90)
  • Lorikeet Park, Mt Ommaney, QLD – 38(91)
  • Lotusland, USA – 8(52)
  • Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens, QLD – 1(49)
  • Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens, QLD – 4(46)
  • Maryborough Portside, QLD – 4(47)
  • Memorial Park, Gympie, QLD – 25(91)
  • Minnippi Parklands, Tingalpa, QLD – 32(91)
  • Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park, QLD – 18(88)
  • Mount Kaputar National Park, NSW – 11(51)
  • Mount Kiangarow, Bunday Mtns, QLD – 23(89)
  • Mount Tinbeerwah Lookout, QLD – 31(90)
  • Mt Whitfield Conservation Park, Cairns, QLD – 14(88)
  • Nerima Gardens, Ipswich, QLD – 2(52)
  • New Farm Park, Brisbane, QLD – 7(44)
  • Noosa Heads National Park, QLD – 21(89)
  • Noosa Trail Network, Cooroy, QLD – 30(90)
  • North Coast Regional Botanic Gardens, NSW – 1(48)
  • Nurragingy Reserve, Doonside NSW – 36(91)
  • Parramatta Park, Parramatta, NSW – 37(91)
  • Peace Park, Rosewood Scrub Arboretum, QLD – 5(50)
  • Purlingbook Falls, Gold Coast, QLD – 12(50)
  • Queens Gardens, Townsville, QLD – 5(49)
  • Queens Park Botanic Gardens, Toowoomba, QLD – 15(89)
  • Queens Park, Ipswich, QLD – 27(91)
  • Queens Park, Mackay, QLD – 7(45)
  • Redcliffe Botanic Gardens, QLD – 7(46)
  • Redlands Indigiscapes Centre, QLD – 3(47)
  • River Heart Parklands, Ipswich, QLD – 34(91)
  • Rockhampton Botanic Gardens, QLD – 2(50)
  • Roma Street Parkland, QLD – 1(50)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, VIC – 34(90)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, NSW – 22(89)
  • Russel Park, Montville, QLD – 28(88)
  • Singapore Botanic Gardens – 3(48, 49)
  • Spring Bluff, Toowoomba, QLD – 20(89)
  • Sydney Tropical Centre, NSW – 2(53)
  • Tjibaou Cultural Centre, New Caledonia – 13(50)
  • Toohey Forest, Nathan, QLD – 5(48)
  • Townsville Palmetum, QLD – 28(89)
  • Tropical Display Dome, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane, QLD – 11(50)
  • Vanuatu – 14(89)
  • Wendy’s Secret Garden, Sydney, NSW – 32(90)
  • William Kemp Park, Gatton, QLD – 30(91)

Planchonia careya – 2(73); 26(46, 51); 27(42); 31(44); 32(25)

Plant names – 21(40-41); 23(32-33)

Plant selection – 36(35)

Plantago coronopus (minutina) – 20(67)

Plantago debilis – 32(26)

Plantain Lily – see Hosta

Plantain, Native – see Plantago debilis

Platanillo – see Heliconia collinsiana

Platies (fish) – see Xiphophorus maculatus

Platycerium bifurcatum – 5(15); 7(67); 8(35); 9(69); 11(73); 18(24); 28(39); 36(26)

Platycerium superbum – 5(15); 7(51); 8(35-36); 9(69); 11(73); 28(39)

Platysace – 6(60)

Platysace lanceolata ‘Valentine Lace’ – 38(11, 16)

Plectranthus – 16(70); 17(69); 23(22); 29(30-33)

Plectranthus ‘Mona Lavender’ – 16(11); 22(12)

Plectranthus alloplectus – 29(31)

Plectranthus amboinicus – 9(73); 14(53); 22(46)

Plectranthus argentatus – 4(43); 24(34); 29(31)

Plectranthus bellus – 27(85); 29(21)

Plectranthus caldericola – 29(31)

Plectranthus caninus – see Plectranthus neochilus

Plectranthus cremnus – 29(31)

Plectranthus diversus – 29(32)

Plectranthus graveolens – 13(54); 15(34, 37); 29(31, 32); 31(90)

Plectranthus habrophyllus – 29(32)

Plectranthus leiperi – 29(32)

Plectranthus neochilus – 13(41); 16(73)

Plectranthus nitidus – 29(32); 33(27)

Plectranthus omissus – 29(32)

Plectranthus ornatus – 35(18)

Plectranthus parviflorus – 29(33)

Plectranthus parviflorus ‘Blue Spires’ – 23(67)

Plectranthus scutellarioides – 22(12, 31, 37, 70); 23(72); 24(32, 34, 70); 25(74); 26(72); 27(19, 72); 28(14, 68); 29(68); 30(46, 70); 31(72); 23(72); 33(72); 37(12-15)

Plectranthus scutellarioides ‘India Frills’ – 26(69)

Plectranthus sp. – 14(38)

Plectranthus sp. Hann Tableland – see Plectranthus bellus

Plectranthus suaveolens – 29(33)

Plectranthus torrenticola – 29(33)

Pleiogynium timoriense – 30(91); 33(20)

Pleomele reflexa – see Dracaena reflexa

Plerandra elegantissima – 35(42, 45)

Plinia cauliflora – 36(14); 38(46, 51); also see Myrciaria cauliflora.

Plum – see Prunus salicina

Plum Pine – see Podocarpus elatus

Plum Satinash – see Syzygium wilsonii subsp. wilsonii

Plum, Natal – see Carissa grandiflora; Carissa macrocarpa

Plumbago – 4(91)

Plumbago auriculata – 1(74); 12(71); 13(31); 14(73); 17(72); 28(21); 32(26)

Plumbago auriculata ‘Alba’ – 28(21)

Plumbago auriculata ‘Royal Cape’ – 8(40); 11(36)

Plumbago capensis – see Plumbago auriculata

Plumbago zeylanica – 32(26); 35(19)

Plumbago, African – see Plumbago auriculata

Plumbago, False – see Ceratostigma willmottianum

Plumbago, Native – see Plumbago zeylanica

Plumeria – 4(62-65); 5(7, 27-31, 61); 6(31); 7(7, 23, 24, 44); 8(10, 13); 9(43); 10(26); 12(61); 16(41)

Plumeria ‘Bali Palace’ – 5(28)

Plumeria ‘Bali Whirl’ – 5(28)

Plumeria ‘Bowen Yellow’ – 17(73)

Plumeria ‘Firedancer’ – 4(62); 5(28)

Plumeria ‘Golden Star’ – 5(28)

Plumeria ‘Jack’s Purple’ – 5(28)

Plumeria ‘Lanna’ – 5(28)

Plumeria ‘Leela’ – 5(28)

Plumeria ‘Madame Rainbow’ – 5(28)

Plumeria ‘Moonlight Pink’ – 4(62); 5(28)

Plumeria ‘Orange Bouquet’ – 5(28)

Plumeria ‘Salmon Pink’ – 5(28)

Plumeria ‘Tornado’ – 5(28)

Plumeria ‘Unconditional Love’ – 5(28)

Plumeria ‘Vishnu Gold’ – 5(28)

Plumeria ‘Weipa Sunset’ – 4(62)

Plumeria ‘Whirlpool’ – 5(28)

Plumeria acutifolia – 1(10)

Plumeria alba – 5(30); 14(94)

Plumeria bahamiensis – 5(30)

Plumeria caracasana – 5(30)

Plumeria cubensis – 14(94); see Plumeria obtusa

Plumeria filifolia – see Plumeria stenophylla

Plumeria montanum – 5(31)

Plumeria obtusa – 3(16); 4(63); 5(30); 6(16, 17); 8(9, 13); 12(33); 13(18); 14(12, 13, 73, 94); 18(33); 23(36); 24(34); 29(46, 70); 31(91); 32(48, 53); 34(22, 46); 36(85); 37(46); 38(46)

Plumeria obtusa ‘Petite Pink’– 15(16, 17)

Plumeria obtusa ‘Singapore’ – 15(17); 16(40); 26(29)

Plumeria obtusa var. obtusa – see Plumeria obtusa

Plumeria pudica – 5(30, 31); 12(33); 14(3); 25(44); 26(29)

Plumeria pudica x P. rubra – 38(46, 47)

Plumeria rubra – 1(11); 2(57); 3(61); 4(62); 5(30); 8(9); 10(26, 69); 11(29, 83); 14(12, 13, 94); 16(40); 17(72); 19(40); 20(72, 73, 85); 24(34); 26(29); 27(19); 28(27); 29(70); 37(18)

Plumeria rubra ‘Denpasar’ – 25(44, 46)

Plumeria rubra forma acutifolia – 5(30)

Plumeria stenopetala – 4(62); 5(31)

Plumeria stenophylla – 5(29, 31); 14(27, 94); 25(44); 26(29)

Plumhead (bird) – see Neochmia modesta

Plum-headed Finch (bird) – see Neochmia modesta

Plumwood – see Santalum lanceolatum

Plunkett Mallee – see Eucalyptus curtisii

Poa annua – 25(67)

Poa labillardieri – 13(54, 56)

Poa pratensis – 7(83)

Poa trivialis – 7(83)

Podocarpus – 2(17)

Podocarpus elatus – 9(62-63); 11(78); 18(18); 22(62-63); 32(45)

Podocarpus macrophyllus – 21(31)

Podranea brycei – 16(76); 17(20, 21)

Podranea ricasoliana – 16(12, 18, 76)

Poecilia reticulata – 11(63)

Poephila bichenovii – see Taeniopygia bichenovii

Poephila guttata – see Taeniopygia guttata

Pogonatherum – 25(36)

Pogonatherum crinitum – 13(55)

Pogonatherum paniceum – 13(54, 55); 25(37, 38, 39)

Pogonatherum paniceum ’Monica’ – 13(55); 25(37, 39)

Pogostemon cablin – 33(68); 35(50-51)

Poinciana – see Delonix regia

Poinciana Bush – see Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Poinciana, Royal Dwarf – see Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Poinciana, Shrub – see Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Poinsettia – see Euphorbia pulcherrima

Poinsettia, Jungle – see Warszewiczia coccinea

Pointed-leaved Hovea – see Hovea acutifolia

Poison Bush – see Gastrolobium grandiflorum

Poison Peach – see Trema tomentosa

Poisoning, trees – 9(90)

Pokosola – see Ochrosia elliptica

Poland’s Bottlebrush – see Callistemon polandii; Melaleuca polandii

Polianthes tuberosa – 6(37); 11(83); 19(24)

Polka Dot Plant – see Hypoestes phyllostachya

Polyalthia australis – 32(26)

Polyalthia longifolia – 21(31); also see Polyalthia longifolia ‘Pendula’

Polyalthia longifolia ‘Pendula’ – 1(55); 4(11); 19(42); 31(7)

Polyalthia nitidissima – 32(26)

Polygonum odoratum – 14(55); 22(46); 36(61); also see Persicaria odorata

Polymnia sonchifolia – 8(81); see Smallanthus sonchifolius

Polynesia Arrowroot – see Tacca leontopetaloides

Polypodium aureum – see Phlebodium aureum

Polyscias – 12(67); 21(66); 22(37); 26(20-26); 33(18); 34(15, 22)

Polyscias ‘Bavaria’ – see Polyscias scutellaria ‘Fabian’

Polyscias ‘Blackie’ – see Polyscias guilfoylei ‘Monstrosa’

Polyscias ‘Plum’ – see Polyscias scutellaria ‘Fabian’

Polyscias balfouriana – see Polyscias scutellaria

Polyscias balfourii – see Polyscias scutellaria ‘Balfour’

Polyscias crispata – 26(23, 24)

Polyscias crispata ‘Celeryleaf’ – 26(24)

Polyscias crispata ‘Chicken Gizzard’ – 26(24)

Polyscias crispata ‘Delight’ – 26(24)

Polyscias crispata ‘Palapala’ – 26(24)

Polyscias crispata ‘Snowflake’ – 26(24)

Polyscias cumingiana – 26(21, 23, 24)

Polyscias cumingiana ‘Aurea’ – 18(79); 19(42); 22(33)

Polyscias cumingiana ‘Golden Prince’ – 26(22, 23, 24)

Polyscias elegans – 29(14)

Polyscias filicifolia – see Polyscias cumingiana

Polyscias filicifolia ‘Aurea’ – see Polyscias cumingiana ‘Aurea’

Polyscias fruticosa – 18(30); 26(22, 23, 24)

Polyscias fruticosa ‘Elegans’– 26(24)

Polyscias fruticosa ‘Elegantissima’– see Polyscias fruticosa ‘Elegans’

Polyscias fruticosa ‘Parsley’– 26(23, 24)

Polyscias fruticosa ‘Plumata’ – 26(25)

Polyscias fruticosa ‘Silver Queen’– 26(25)

Polyscias guilfoylei – 1(10); 2(14); 13(17); 26(23, 25)

Polyscias guilfoylei ‘Fishtail’ – 26(25)

Polyscias guilfoylei ‘Lacinata’ – 26(25)

Polyscias guilfoylei ‘Marginata’ – 26(25)

Polyscias guilfoylei ‘Monstrosa’ – 26(25)

Polyscias guilfoylei ‘Rita Barrow’ – 26(25)

Polyscias guilfoylei ‘Roseleaf Ming’ – 26(25)

Polyscias guilfoylei ‘Variegata’ – 26(25)

Polyscias guilfoylei ‘Victoriae’ – 26(26)

Polyscias pinnata – see Polyscias scutellaria

Polyscias pinnata ‘Golden Dinnerplate’ – 22(33); should be Polyscias scutellaria ‘Golden Dinnerplate

Polyscias scutellaria – 26(23, 26); 35(42)

Polyscias scutellaria ‘Balfour’ – 26(26)

Polyscias scutellaria ‘Dinnerplate’ – 26(26)

Polyscias scutellaria ‘Evergreen’ – 26(26)

Polyscias scutellaria ‘Fabian’ – 26(26)

Polyscias scutellaria ‘Golden Dinnerplate’ – 26(26)

Polyscias scutellaria ‘Marginata’ – 26(20, 21, 26)

Polyscias scutellaria ‘Pennockii’ – 26(26)

Polyspora axillaris – 20(46); 28(14); also see Gordonia axillaris

Polystichum munitum – 28(39)

Pomegranate – see Punica granatum

Pomegranate, Socotran – see Punica protopunica

Ponds – 2(36); 9(26); 14(72); 15(68); 16(72); 17(70); 18(73); 19(72); 20(69); 21(70); 22(52, 72); 24(72); 25(73); 26(74); 28(69, 70); 29(69)

Pong Pong Tree – see Cerbera odollam

Pongamia pinnata – 6(17); 18(8); refer to Millettia pinnata

Pontederia cordata – 14(73); 24(30)

Pony Tail Plant – see Beaucarnea

Ponytail Palm – see Beaucarnea

Ponytail Tree – see Beaucarnea

Pools – 7(23-25)

Poor Man’s Bean – see Lablab purpureus

Poplar Box – see Eucalyptus populnea

Poppies – 3(90)

Popping corn – 26(60)

Poppy – see Papaver

Poppy, California – see Eschscholzia californica

Poppy, Corn – see Papaver rhoeas

Poppy, Flanders – 12(12)

Poppy, Iceland – see Papaver nudicaule

Poppy, Oriental – see see Papaver orientale

Poppy, Shirley– se Papaver rhoeas

Pork Fat Tree – see Clusia rosea

Porophyllum ruderale – 14(55); 29(65)

Porophyllum ruderale subsp. macrocephalum – 38(60)

Porphyrocoma – 8(6)

Porphyrocoma lanceolata – see Porphyrocoma pohliana

Porphyrocoma pohliana – 20(76); 29(15)

Port ST. Johns Creeper – see Podranea ricasoliana

Port Wine Magnolia – see Michelia figo; Magnolia figo

Portea alatisepala – 1(26)

Portea petropolitana var. extensa – 1(26); 11(38)

Portuguese Cabbage – see Brassica oleracea var. costata

Portulaca – 1(73); 16(70); 17(69)

Portulaca grandiflora – 15(70); 16(70); 17(68); 18(69); 19(71); 20(69); 21(68); 22(70); 23(72); 24(70); 25(74); 26(72); 27(72); 28(68); 29(68); 30(70); 31(72); 32(72); 33(72)

Portulaca grandiflora ‘Golden’ – 22(33)

Portulaca oleracea – 14(73)

Portulaca oleracea var. sativa (purslane) – 17(67); 18(67); 19(67); 20(67); 21(67); 22(67); 23(68); 24(68); 25(72); 26(70); 27(70); 28(66); 29(66); 30(69); 31(71); 32(69); 33(69); 34(69); 35(70); 36(70)

Portulacaria afra – 34(16)

Portulacaria afra ‘Aurea’ – 22(33)

Posoqueria acuminata – see Posoqueria longiflora

Posoqueria longiflora – 32(48, 50)

Pot Marigold – see Calendula officinalis

Potamogeton perfoliatus – 22(52)

Potassium – 3(89); 13(26); 15(49); 20(53)

Potassium permanganate – 16(49)

Potato – see Solanum tuberosum

Potato Bush, Blue – see Lycianthes rantonnetii; Solanum rantonnetii

Potato Creeper – see Solanum jasminoides

Potato Creeper, Giant – see Solanum wendlandii

Potato Vine – see Solanum wendlandii; Faradaya splendida

Potato, Sweet – see Ipomoea batatas

Pot-bound – 23(35)

Pothos – see Epipremnum aureum

Pothos argenteus – see Scindapsus pictus

Pothos argyraea – see Scindapsus pictus

Pothos, Satin – see Scindapsus pictus

Potinara – 14(30)

Pots – 10(82-83)

Potted plants – 6(84-85)

Potting mix – 5(84-85); 33(34-35)

Pouteria – 9(80)

Pouteria caimito – 6(80-81); 27(64)

Pouteria campechiana – 27(64)

Pouteria sapota – 27(64)

Pouteria viridis – 27(64)

Poverty Bush – see Eremophila maculata

Powder Puff – see Calliandra

Powder Puff Lily – see Scadoxus multiflorus subsp. katherinae

Powderpuff Lillypilly – see Syzygium wilsonii; Syzygium wilsonii subsp. wilsonii

Powdery mildew – 4(64)

Poysean – see Euphorbia milii

Praecitrullus fistulosus (Indian gourd/tinda/apple gourd)– 17(67); 22(66); 23(68); 24(68); 25(72); 26(70); 27(70); 28(65, 66); 29(66); 30(69); 31(71); also seeCitrullus marmelon var. fastulosum; Benincasa fistulosa

Prayer Plant – see Calathea; Ctenanthe; Maranta; Stromanthe

Prayer Plant – see Maranta leuconeura

Prayer Plant, Golden – see Calathea lietzei ‘Thai Beauty’

Predatory mites – 7(73); 14(49)

Pregnant Onion Plant – see Ornithogalum longebracteatum

Pretty in Pink – see Justicia candicans

Prickly Air Plant – see Myrmecodia beccarii

Prickly Paperbark – see Melaleuca styphelioides

Prickly Pine – see Bursaria incana

Prickly Rasp Fern – see Doodia aspera

Pride of Barbados – see Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Pride of Bolivia – see Gloxinia sylvatica

Pride of Burma – see Amherstia nobilis

Pride of De Kaap – see Bauhinia galpinii

Pride of India – see Lagerstroemia speciosa

Pride of the Cape – see Bauhinia galpinii

Pride or Madeira – see Echium candicans

Primrose, Fairy – see Primula malacoides

Primrose, Pink Evening – see Oenothera rosea, Oenothera speciosa

Primula – 3(91); also see Primula malacoides; Primula obconica

Primula malacoides – 3(91); 15(70); 18(67); 19(71); 22(70); 26(72)

Primula obconica – 3(91)

Prince of Wales Feather – see Celosia argentea var. plumosa

Princess Flower – see Tibouchina urvilleana

Princess Flower, Silver-leafed – see Tibouchina heteromalla

Princess Palm – see Dictyosperma album

Princess Tree – see Paulownia tomentosa

Princess, Purple – see Cyathula prostrata

Pritchardia affinis – see Pritchardia maideniana

Pritchardia hillebrandii – 7(25); 12(46); 14(20); 34(84)

Pritchardia maideniana – 34(84)

Pritchardia pacifica – 6(31); 7(25)

Proiphys – 1(12)

Proiphys alba – 6(19)

Proiphys amboinensis – 6(19); 14(27); 17(12, 75); 19(25); 30(12); 36(42)

Proiphys cunninghamii – 6(18-19); 17(36, 75); 19(25); 22(54); 23(36); 30(12)

Proiphys infundibularis – 6(19)

Promenaea ovatiloba x xanthina – 33(38, 42)

Propagation

  • Begonia – 15(25)
  • Clivia – 12(29)
  • Cordylines – 17(26)
  • Fleshy fruits – 3(84 -87)
  • Hard coats – 8(86-88)
  • Hardwood stem cuttings – 4(86-88)
  • Leaf wedge – 15(25)
  • Lotus – 2(30)
  • Mango – 31(60)
  • Plumeria – 4(63)
  • Rhizome – 5(86-89)
  • Seed storers – 8(86-88)
  • Smoke lovers – 8(86-88)

Prostanthera – 5(69)

Prostanthera incise – 3(67)

Prostanthera ovalifolia – 14(38)

Prosthechea cochleata – 28(81)

Proteas – 8(88)

Protoasparagus aethiopicus – 14(63)

Protoasparagus plumosus – 14(63)

Protographium leosthenes (four-barred swordtail butterfly) – 35(61)

Provision Tree – see Pachira glabra

Pruinose scarab [insect] – see Sericesthis geminata

Prunella vulgaris – 21(14)

Pruning

  • Hedge – 9(91)
  • Pruning – 38(36-38)
  • Tipping – 8(91)
  • Trees – 2(64)

Prunus – 6(51); 12(14); 13(34); 15(12); 24(56-58); 31(22)

Prunus armeniaca – 24(56)

Prunus campanulata – 31(22)

Prunus persica – 24(56-58); 31(24)

Prunus salicifolia – 13(87); see Prunus serotina subsp. capuli

Prunus salicina – 24(56)

Prunus serotina subsp. capuli – 14(57)

Pseudanthus ligulatus – 37(31, 33)

Pseuderanthemum alatum – 23(21); 33(78); 35(32)

Pseuderanthemum andersonii – see Pseuderanthemum graciflorum

Pseuderanthemum atropurpureum – 10(69); see Pseuderanthemum carruthersii

Pseuderanthemum carruthersii – 9(36); 12(67); 14(73, 89); 22(12, 13); 23(22); 29(79); 30(46)

Pseuderanthemum carruthersii ‘Reticulatum’ – 18(30)

Pseuderanthemum graciflorum – 22(12)

Pseuderanthemum laxiflorum cultivar – 6(42)

Pseuderanthemum variabile – 27(42, 42); 32(21, 22, 26); 33(28); 35(19); 38(35)

Pseuderantheum – should bePseuderanthemum

Pseudobombax ellipticum – 1(54); 20(72); 34(80)

Pseudocalymma alliaceum – see Mansoa alliacea

Pseudodracontium lucourii – 3(25)

Pseudogynoxis chenopodioides – 16(42)

Pseudomugil mellis – 22(55)

Pseudomugil siginfer – 7(69); 11(65); 22(55)

Pseudomussaenda flava – 37(46)

Pseudophoenix sargentii – 6(17)

Pseudovanilla foliata – 33(38)

Psidium – 13(87)

Psidium cattleianum var. cattleianum – 14(56, 57); 19(58)

Psidium cattleianum var. cattleianum f. lucidum – 14(56-57)

Psidium guajava – 16(60-61)

Psidium guajava ‘Giant Thai White’ – 16(61)

Psidium guajava ‘Glom Sali’ – 16(61)

Psidium guajava ‘Hawaiian Pink Supreme’ – 16(61)

Psidium guajava ‘Mexican Cream’ – 16(61)

Psidium guajava ‘Northern Gold’ – 16(61)

Psidium guajava ‘Pear’ – 16(61)

Psidium guajava ‘Sweet White Indonesian’ – 16(61)

Psidium littorale var. littorale – 11(29); see also Psidium cattleianum var. cattleianum f. lucidum

Psilotum flabellatum – see Psilotum nudum

Psilotum nudum – 31(79)

Psophocarpus tetragonolobus (winged bean) – 10(75); 11(81); 16(69); 17(67); 18(67); 19(67); 20(67); 21(57, 67); 22(67); 23(68); 24(68); 25(72); 26(70); 27(70); 28(65, 66); 29(66); 30(69); 31(71); 32(69); 33(69)

Psoralea pinnata – 32(26)

Psoralea tenax – see Cullen tenax

Psychotria daphnoides – 15(47); 19(12); 23(36); 26(46, 49)

Psychotria loniceroides – 15(47); 19(11); 34(27)

Psydrax odorata – 11(78)

Pteris argyraea – 9(36); 28(39)

Pteris cretica var. albolineata – 9(34, 36); 28(39)

Pteris ensiformis – 30(46)

Pteris ensiformis ‘Evergemiensis’ – 9(34, 36)

Pteris ensiformis ‘Victoriae’ – 9(36)

Pteris quadriaurita – 30(46)

Pterocarpus indicus – 6(28); 11(83)

Pterocarpus indicus ‘Pendula’ – 16(7); 34(46)

Pterospermum acerfolium – 8(29)

Pterospermum acerifolium – 17(78)

Ptilotus – 15(70); 16(70); 17(68); 18(69); 19(71); 20(69); 22(71); 23(72); 24(70); 26(72); 27(72); 28(68, 69); 29(68); 30(70); 31(72); 32(72)

Ptilotus nobilis – 9(21); 12(75)

Ptychosperma burretianum – 35(36)

Ptychosperma elegans – 7(25); 14(12, 13); 18(82)

Ptychosperma lineare – 19(42)

Ptychosperma macarthurii – 4(10); 7(25); 12(35); 32(26)

Pua kenikeni – see Fagraea berteroana

Puccinia zoysiae – 3(12); 8(85)

Pudding Pipe Tree – see Cassia fistula

Pultenaea – 5(69); 35(17)

Pultenaea retusa – 37(32)

Pultenaea villosa – 5(69); 10(48); 17(36); 37(28)

Pumpkins – 10(87); 14(71); 15(69); 16(56-57, 69)

Pumpkins – also see Cucurbita maxima; Cucurbita argyrosperma subsp. argyrosperma; Cucurbita moschata

Punica granatum – 4(89); 9(23); 11(84); 16(42); 30(58-59)

Punica granatum ‘Nana’ – 4(66); 16(13); 30(59)

Punica protopunica – 30(58)

Purple Allamanda – see Allamanda blanchetii

Purple Dazzler, Variegated – see Pseuderanthemum laxiflorum cultivar

Purple Fountain Grass – see Pennisetum x advena ‘Rubrum’

Purple Ground Orchid – see Spathoglottis plicata

Purple Heart – see Tradescantia pallida ‘Purpurea’

Purple Mist Flower – see Bartlettina sordida

Purple Mombin – see Spondias purpurea

Purple Passion – see Petrea kohautiana

Purple Pea – see Hovea

Purple Podded Bean – 10(77); 12(85)

Purple Princess – see Cyathula prostrata

Purple Shamrock – see Oxalis triangularis

Purple Wings – see Dalechampia aristolochiifolia

Purple Wire Grass – see Aristida ramosa

Purple Wreath Vine – see Petrea volubilis

Purple-top Vervain – see Verbena bonariensis

Purslane (vegetable) – 14(71); 15(69); 16(68, 69); also see Portulaca oleracea var. sativa

Purslane, Surinam – see Talinum triangulare

Pussy Ears – see Cyanotis foecunda; Tradescantia sillamontana

Puya mirablis – 12(38); 34(36)

Pycnostachys urticifolia – 24(34, 35)

Pygmy Agave – see Agave pygmae

Pygmy Date Palm – see Phoenix roebelinii

Pygmy Pineapple – see Ananas comosus var. ananassoides

Pyrethrum – see Tanacetum cinerariifolium; 38(70-71)

Pyrostegia venusta – 1(74); 15(73); 19(13)

Pyrus calleryana – 31(22)

Pyrus communis ‘Hood’– 34(70)

Pyrus ussuriensis – 16(18)

Pythium – 33(62-65)

Python Tree – see Austromyrtus bidwillii

 

   

 

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