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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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Rabbit Ears – see Ruttya fruticosa

Rabbit Meat – see Alternanthera sessilis

Rabbit’s Foot Fern – see Davallia fejeensis

Racehorse Tree – see Tipuana tipu

Raddichio – 16(68, 69); also see Cichorium intybus

Radermachera ignea – 19(78)

Radermachera sinica – 19(78)

Radermachera sp. ‘Kunming’ Summerscent – 37(46, 51); 38(46)

Radiant Brazilian Plume – see Justicia carnea ‘Huntington Form’; Justicia carnea ‘Radiant’

Radish – 14(71); 15(69); 16(68, 69); see Raphanus sativus

Radish, Daikon – see Raphanus sativus

Radish, Podded – see Raphanus sativus var. mougri

Radish, Rat’s Tail – see Raphanus sativus var. mougri

Rain Lily – see Habranthus; Zephyranthes

Rain of Gold – see Galphimia gracilis

Rain Tree – see Samanea saman; Albizia saman

Rainbow Plant – see Byblis

Rainbow Shower – see Cassia x nealiae ‘Rainbow Shower’

Rainfall – 1(9); 2(24)

Rainforest, Dry – 12(74-77)

Rainforest, Subtropical – 12(74-77)

Rainwater tanks – 2(24); 4(33); 12(82)

Raised garden beds – 22(57); 23(50-51)

Raja’s hedge – see Euphorbia nerifolia

Rambutan – see Nephelium lappaceum

Randia audasii – see Atractocarpus audasii

Randia benthamiana – see Atractocarpus benthamianus

Randia chartacea – see Atractocarpus chartaceus

Randia fitzalanii – see Atractocarpus fitzalanii

Randia formosa – 14(27); see Rosenbergiodendron formosum

Randia maculata – see Rothmannia longiflora

Randia mussaenda – see Rosenbergiodendron formosum

Randia sessilis – see Atractocarpus sessilis

Rangoon Creeper – see Quisqualis indica; Combretum indicum

Ranunculus amphitrichus – 29(44)

Ranunculus inundatus – 18(89)

Ranunculus lappaceus – 29(44); 33(28)

Ranunculus rivularis – see Ranunculus amphitrichus

Raosy Palm – see Dypsis scottiana

Rapanea variabilis – see Myrsine variabilis

Raphanus sativus (radish/mooli) – 11(82); 16(68, 69); 17(67); 18(67); 19(67); 20(67); 21(67); 22(65, 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)

Raphanus sativus var. mougri – 35(52, 53)

Raphia farinifera – 22(9)

Raphia ruffia – see Raphia farinifera

Raspberry, Atherton – see Rubus fraxinifolius

Raspberry, Ceylon – see Rubus niveus

Raspberry, Mysore – see Rubus niveus

Raspberry, Yellow Fruited – see Rubus ellipticus

Rat’s Tail Grass – see Sporobolus africanus

Rattlesnake Agave – see Manfreda maculosa

Rattlesnake Plant – see Calathea insignis; Calathea lancifolia

Rauwenhoffia leichhardtii – see Uvaria leichhardtii

Ravenala madagascariensis – 10(26); 13(44)

Ravenea rivularis – 2(18)

Rechsteineria leucotricha – see Sinningia leucotricha

Red Alcantarea – see Alcantarea imperialis ‘Rubra’

Red Aphelandra – see Aphelandra tetragona

Red Ash – see Alphitonia excelsa

Red Back Native Ginger – see Alpinia caerulea ‘Red Back’

Red Beech – see Dillenia alata

Red Birdsnest – see Philodendron melinonii

Red Bleeding Heart – see Clerodendrum x speciosum

Red Boople Nut – see Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia

Red Butterfly Wing – see Christia vespertilionis

Red Chrismas Pride – see Ruellia brevifolia

Red Christmas – see Heliconia angusta

Red Climbing Bauhinia – see Bauhinia kockiana

Red Climbing Dombeya – see Dombeya ianthotricha

Red Cloak – see Megaskepasma erythrochlamys

Red Coondoo – see Mimusops elengi

Red Dombeya – see Dombeya burgessiae

Red Edge – see Pandanus utilis

Red Flame Ivy – see Hemigraphis alternata

Red Freshwater Mangrove – see Barringtonia actuangula

Red Fruited Saw Sedge – see Gahnia sieberiana

Red Ginger – see Alpinia purpurata

Red Grass – see Themeda triandra

Red Holiday Heliconia – see Heliconia angusta ‘Red Christmas’

Red Hot Cat’s Tail – see Acalypha hispida

Red Ivy – see Hemigraphis colorata; Hemigraphis alternata

Red Jade Vine – see Mucuna novoguineensis

Red Kamala – see Mallotus philippensis

Red Latan Palm – see Latania lontaroides

Red Leaf Dombeya – see Dombeya ianthotricha

Red Leaf Hibiscus – see Hibiscus acetosella

Red Mahogany – see Eucalyptus resinifera

Red Mombin – see Spondias purpurea

Red Mukunu-wenna – see Alternanthera polygonoides

Red Oat Grass – see Themeda triandra

Red Olive Plum – see Elaeodendron australe

Red Orchid Bahinia – see Bauhinia galpinii

Red Paintbrush – see Scadoxus puniceus

Red Passionflower – see Passiflora quadrangularis; Passiflora coccinea

Red Passionflower, Native – see Disemma cinnabarina

Red Penda – see Xanthostemon whitei

Red Pineapple, Variegated – see Ananas comosus var. bracteatus ‘Striatus’

Red Plume – see Pachystachys coccinea

Red Poinsettia – see Euphorbia pulcherrima

Red Pong Pong Tree – see Cerbera odollam ‘Rubra’

Red Powder Puff – see Calliandra haematocephala

Red Rain – see Stromanthe sanguinea; Stromanthe thalia

Red Rose Costus – see Costus oase

Red Shrimp Plant – see Ruellia chartacea

Red Silk Cotton Tree – see Bombax ceiba

Red Silk Floss Tree – see Bombax ceiba

Red Spray Ruellia – see Ruellia brevifolia

Red Stinkhorn – see Phallus rubicundus

Red Tassel Flower – see Calliandra tweediei

Red Torch Ginger – see Etlingera elatior

Red Tower Spiral Ginger – see Costus barbatus

Red Wax Ginger – see Tapeinochilos ananassae

Red-browed Finch (bird) – see Neochmia temporalis

Red-browed Firetail (bird) – see Neochmia temporalis

Red-fruited Kurrajong – see Sterculia quadrifida

Redfruited Sawsedge – see Gahnia sieberiana

Redhead – see Hamelia patens

Redleg Grass – see Bothriochloa macra

Redneck Palm – see Dypsis lastelliana; Dypsis leptocheilos

Red-stemmed Wattle – see Acacia rubida

Reed Palm – see Chamaedorea seifrizii

Reed, Common – see Phragmites

Reeds – 7(69)

Reinga Lily – see Arthropodium cirrhatum

Reinwardtia indica – 15(73)

Renealmia cernua – 16(42)

Reseda odorata – 15(70); 18(68); 19(70); 22(70); 26(72); 30(70)

Restio tetraphyllus – 20(42)

Resurrection Lily – see Kaempferia pulchra

Reutealis trisperma – 30(12, 13)

Revolution Gold – see Melaleuca bracteata ‘Revolution Gold’

Rex Begonia– see Begonia x rex ‘Sir Percy’

Rex Begonia Vine – see Cissus discolor

Rex Jasmine – see Jasminum nobile subsp. rex

Rhagodia – 29(15)

Rhagodia spinescens – 21(42, 45)

Rhaphiolepis indica – 28(46); 29(46, 48); 37(17)

Rhaphiolepis x delacourii – 16(72)

Rhapis excelsa – 2(18); 5(16); 7(17, 28); 8(10-11); 25(16, 32); 30(72); 34(16); 36(25, 26)

Rhapis Palm – see Rhapis excelsa

Rheophytic trees – 6(29)

Rhipsalis – 2(13)

Rhipsalis baccifera – 33(14)

Rhipsalis salicornioides – see Hatiora salicornioides

Rhizobia – 16(55); 24(62)

Rhizome – 5(87); 23(16-19)

Rhodamnia argentea – 24(29)

Rhodamnia sessiliflora – 12(54)

Rhodanthe – 1(78); 19(71)

Rhodanthe anthemoides – 10(48); 18(69); 19(71); 20(69); 22(71); 23(72); 26(72); 27(72); 30(70); 31(72)

Rhodanthe chlorocephala – 18(69)

Rhodanthe chlorocephala subsp. rosea – 16(70); 18(68); 19(71); 20(69); 22(70, 71); 23(72); 26(72); 27(72); 30(70); 31(72)

Rhodanthe daisies – 8(31)

Rhodanthe manglesii – 18(69); 19(71); 22(71); 26(72); 30(70)

Rhodes Grass – see Chloris gayana

Rhodes Grass Mealybug – see Antonina graminis

Rhododendron – 4(19, 57); 8(57); 14(95); 16(72); 37(18)

Rhododendron ‘Elizabeth Matton’ – 16(13)

Rhododendron ‘Ivory Coast’ – 5(22)

Rhododendron ‘Neesa’ – 29(46, 48)

Rhododendron ‘Shiraz’ – 16(12)

Rhododendron ‘Simbu Sunset’ – 4(57)

Rhododendron ‘Sweet Wendy’ – 4(57)

Rhododendron indicum ‘Alaska’ – 29(46)

Rhododendron indicum ‘Alphonse Anderson’ – 31(22)

Rhododendron indicum cultivars – 15(73); 33(11)

Rhododendron lochiae – 4(57); 28(46)

Rhododendron viriosum – 28(46)

Rhodoleia championii – 28(15); 36(14)

Rhodomyrtus tomentosa – 13(87); 19(58)

Rhodophiala bifida – 19(24)

Rhodosphaera rhodanthema – 5(51); 11(78); 12(65, 75); 30(80)

Rhoeo – see Tradescantia spathacea

Rhoeo bermudensis – see Tradescantia spathacea ‘Hawaiian Dwarf’

Rhoeo spathacea – 4(11) – see Tradescantia spathacea

Rhoeo spathacea variegata – see Tradescantia ‘Vittata’

Rhopaloblaste elegans – 35(35)

Rhopaloblaste singaporensis – 20(42)

Rhopalostylis baueri – 2(18)

Rhynchostylis – 14(31)

Ribbon Bush – see Hypoestes aristata

Ribbonbush – see Homalocladium platycladium

Riberry – see Syzygium leuhmanii

Rice Bean – see Vigna umbellata

Rice Paddy Herb – see Limnophila chinensis subsp. aromatica

Rice Paper Plant – see Tetrapanax papyrifer

Riceflower – see Ozothamnus diosmifolius; Pimelia

Richmond Birdwing [butterfly] – 4(74); 28(52-53); see Pararistolochia praevenosa

Ricinocarpos pinifolius – 6(61); 6(76)

Riedelia – 22(26)

Riedelia sp. 22(26)

Ristantia – 24(29)

River Cherry – see Syzygium tierneyanum

River Lily – see Hesperantha coccinea

River Mint – see Mentha australis

River Red Gum – see Eucalyptus camaldulensis

Riverbanks – 29(16-21)

Roaring Meg Creeper – see Tecomanthe sp. ‘Roaring Meg’

Roberto Burle Marx – 32(18-19)

Rock Isotome – see Isotoma axillaris

Rock Lily – see Thelychiton speciosus

Rock Orchid – see Thelychiton speciosus

Rock phosphates – 14(48)

Rock Tassel Fern – see Huperzia squarrosa

Rocket – 8(29); 14(71); 15(69); 16(69)

Rocket, Salad – see Eruca sativa; Eruca vesicaria

Rocket, Wild – see Diplotaxis muralis, Diplotaxis tenuifolia

Roly-poly Satinash – see Waterhousea unipunctata

Rondeletia – see Rondeletia amoena

Rondeletia ‘Caprice’– 16(12)

Rondeletia amoena – 12(15); 16(72); 20(21, 83); 25(87); 27(33, 34); 31(24)

Rondeletia leucophylla – 10(69)

Rondeletia odorata – 25(87)

Roof gardens – 12(16-19)

Roof Iris – see Iris tectorum

Roosgras – see Themeda triandra

Root Distortions – 23(34)

Rootspine Palm – see Cryosophila warscewiczii

Rosa ‘Abraham Darby’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Beauty of Glenhurst’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Bloomfield Abundanace’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Contesse du Cayla’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Crepuscule’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Crocus Rose’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Devoniensis’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Duchess de Brabant’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Golden Celebration’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Graham Thomas’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Heritage’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Hume’s Blush Tea Scented’ – 36(29)

Rosa ‘Jean Ducher’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Jude the Obscure’ – 36(28, 30)

Rosa ‘Lamarque’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Lamarque’ – 5(12)

Rosa ‘Litchfield Angel’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Lorraine Lee’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Madame Alfred Carriere’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Malidivian Pink’ – 16(39)

Rosa ‘Maman Cochet’ – 26(30)

Rosa ‘Marie van Houtte’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Milkmaid’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Monsieur tillier’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Monsieur Tillier’ – 5(12)

Rosa ‘Mr. Lincoln’ – 20(21)

Rosa ‘Mrs B. R. Cant’ – 5(12); 36(14, 30)

Rosa ‘Mutabilis’ – 36(29, 30)

Rosa ‘Old Blush China’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Park’s Yellow’ – 36(29)

Rosa ‘Parson’s Pink’ – 36(29)

Rosa ‘Rose Edouard’ – 16(39)

Rosa ‘Rosette Delizy’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Safrano’ – 36(30)

Rosa ‘Seduction’ – 16(12)

Rosa ‘Slater’s Crimson’ – 36(29)

Rosa ‘Sombreuil’ – 36(30)

Rosa banksiae – 17(21)

Rosa banksiae ‘Lutea’ – 10(10); 16(12)

Rosa chinensis ‘Cecile Brunner’ – 16(12); 17(21)

Rosa sinensis ‘One Thousand Lights’ – 33(14)

Rose – 1(12, 66-69); 3(90); 5(90); 7(44); 16(34-39); 20(10); 34(33); 36(28-30)

  • Calendar – 16(38)
  • China roses – 36(30)
  • Climbing tea roses – 36(30)
  • Cultivars – 11(82); 12(65)
  • David Austin roses – 36(30)
  • Floribunda – 16(35)
  • Hybrid teas – 16(35)
  • In the subtropics – 16(34-39); 36(28-30)
  • Miniatures – 16(35)
  • Modern roses – 16(35)
  • Niosette roses – 36(30)
  • Tea roses – 36(30)

Roscoea – 22(23)

Rose Allamanda – see Strophanthus gratus

Rose Apple – see Owenia venosa

Rose arbour – 8(50)

Rose Cactus – see Pereskia aculeata ‘Godseffiana’

Rose Costus, Red – see Costus oase

Rose Ginger – see Siphonochilus kirkii

Rose Glory Bower – see Clerodendrum bungei

Rose Leaf Sage – see Salvia involucrata

Rose Myrtle – see Archirhodomyrtus beckleri

Rose Nut – see Hicksbeachia pilosa

Rose of Sharon – see Hibiscus mutabilis; Hibiscus syriacus

Rose of Venezuela – see Brownea grandiceps

Rose Walnut – see Endiandra discolor

Rosebud Sage – see Salvia involucrata

Rosella – see Hibiscus sabdariffa; see 15(52-55)

Rosella recipes – 15(55)

Rosella, native – see Hibiscus heterophyllus

Rosemary – see Rosmarinus officinalis

Rosenbergiodendron formosum – 29(83)

Rosewood – see Pterocarpus indica

Rosewood Ironbark – see Acacia fasciculifera

Rosmarinus ‘Blue Lagoon’ – 8(56)

Rosmarinus officinalis – 1(73); 3(16); 4(10); 5(69); 16(11); 17(51, 72); 19(13); 22(46); 35(18)

Rosy Rain Lily – see Zephyranthes rosea

Rotala rotundifolia – 26(37)

Rotheca myricoides – 13(cover, 3, 31); 14(73); 18(42); 27(42, 47); 37(46)

Rothmannia globosa – 15(83)

Rothmannia longiflora – 15(83)

Rothmannia manganjae – 14(27, 94); 15(83)

Rough Bluegrass – see Poa trivialis

Rough Guinea Flower – see Hibbertia aspera

Rough Leaved Elm – see Aphananthe philippinensis

Rough Tree Fern – see Cyathea australis

Rough-shelled Bush Nut – see Macadamia tetraphylla

Round Leaf Chastetree – see see Vitex rotundifolia

Round Lime, Native – see Citrus australis; see Microcitrus australis

Roupellia grata – see Strophanthus gratu

Royal Dwarf Poinciana – see Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Royal Jasmine – see Jasminum nobile subsp. rex

Royal Palm – see Roystonea

Royenia lucida – 12(71)

Roystonea elata – see Roystonea regia

Roystonea regia – 1(32); 2(18); 6(31); 23(82)

Rubber Plant, Variegated Baby – see Peperomia obtusifolia ‘Variegata’

Rubus ellipticus – 13(87); 14(58); 27(8)

Rubus fraxinifolius – 14(58)

Rubus moluccanus – 25(60-61)

Rubus neveus – should be Rubus niveus

Rubus niveus – 13(87); 14(58); 27(8)

Rubus parvifolius – 25(60)

Rubus probus – 25(60-61)

Rubus rosifolius – 25(60-61)

Rudbeckia – 30(18)

Rudbeckia bicolor – 15(70); renamed Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima

Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima – 18(68); 19(70); 20(68); 22(70); 23(72); 26(72); 27(72); 28(68); 30(70); 31(72); 32(72); 35(72)

Rudbeckia laciniata ‘Hortensia’ – 24(25); 31(24)

Rue – see Ruta graveolens

Ruellia – 16(70); 17(69); 29(34-35); 33(14)

Ruellia alternata – see Hemigraphis alternata 

Ruellia amoena – see Ruellia brevifolia

Ruellia anisophylla – see Strobilanthes anisophylla

Ruellia australis – see Brunoniella australis

Ruellia brevifolia – 29(34); 32(35)

Ruellia brevifolia ‘Alba’ – 29(34); 32(36)

Ruellia chartacea – 15(71, 73); 29(35); 34(22); 35(42)

Ruellia colorata – see Ruellia chartacea; Hemigraphis alternata  

Ruellia devosiana – 22(12); 29(15, 35)

Ruellia elegans – 35(42, 43)

Ruellia formosa – see Ruellia elegans

Ruellia graecizans – see Ruellia brevifolia

Ruellia macrantha – 29(34, 35)

Ruellia makoyana – see Ruellia devosiana

Ruellia rosea – 36(37)

Ruffled Fan Palm – see Licuala grandis

Rulingia salviifolia – 13(54, 56)

Rumberry – see Myrciaria floribunda

Rumex acetosa – 14(53); 19(73); 20(70); 21(71); 28(64)

Rumex acetosella – 21(14)

Rumex scutatus – 14(53); 19(73); 20(70); 21(71)

Rumohra adiantiformis – 8(36); 22(11)

Rungia klossii – 14(53); 37(62-63)

Runner Bean – see Phaseolus coccineus

Ruscus aculeatus – 19(9)

Ruscus hypoglossum – 19(9); 33(8, 33)

Ruscus hypophyllum – 18(77); 19(9); 33(8, 33)

Ruspolia hypocrateriformis – 28(85)

Ruspolia seticalyx – 28(85); 31(44, 46)

Russelia equisetiformis – 2(74); 19(41), 20(42); 25(14); 27(19); 35(42); see also Russelia juncea

Russelia juncea – 1(74); 4(38); 6(16, 17); 14(73); 15(73); also see Russelia equisetiformis

Russell River Lime – see Citrus inodora

Russian Garlic – see Allium ampeloprasum var. ampeloprasum

Rust – 4(64)

Rusty Banksia – see Banksia oblongifolia

Rusty Carabeen – see Aceratium ferrugineum

Rusty Fig – see Ficus rubiginosa

Ruta graveolens – 15(41)

Ruttya fruticosa – 11(49); 16(18); 29(15)

Ruttya fruticosa ‘Scholesei’ – 11(49)

   

 

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