How many plants and pictures in Tropical Plants Encyclopedia?
Autors of the project
A-Z Complete Alphabetical List of plants in Catalog (list only)
Search with Botanical Family list
A-Z Store items, latin plant name starting with: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
A-Z All plant photos, plant latin name starting with: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
galleries of plants in Top Tropicals Plant Encyclopedia
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then scroll up and click "Search Catalog" button. You may leave "find" field blank if not looking for
a particular name.
search by one characteristic only, simply click on
appropriate pictogram (example: to see all shade loving plants, click on "shade" pictogram)
Quick look: check "show
as list" box for simple list of plant names
Image search: check "Show pictures only"
on "next page" to see more results. We suggest to pu maximum items per page (100) to see multiple resuts at a glance
Adding plant reviews: see comments link under each plant profile.
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What is plant
size and growth habit?
Big tree over 20 ft (7 m) tall
Small tree 10-20 ft (3-7 m) tall
Big shrub 5-10 ft (1.5-3 m) tall
Vine, climber or creeper
Small shrub or subshrub 2-5 ft tall (0.5-1.5 m)
Ground cover or low-growing under 2 ft (0.5m)
Palm tree or palm-like plant
Good for bonsai
What are the light requirements?
What are the atering needs?
Prefers dry conditions, drought tolerant.Infrequent watering 1-2 times a month when established
Drought tolerant. Moderate water 1-2 times a week when established
Regular water 3-5 times a week
Ample water daily. Don't let soil over-dry, keep it moist but not soggy.
Aquatic plant, water/flood tolerant, "heavy drinker"
Epiphyte. Prefers ample water once a week along with daily misting.
What color is the flower?
Red, crimson, vinous
White and off-white
Blue, violet, purple, lavender
Unusual color or multicolor
How cold hardy?
Most of plants in our Encyclopedia are
tropical or subtropical, which means they are cold/frost sensitive.
Cold hardiness depends on many factors, including duration of cold
period, wind protection, relief, exposure, plant maturity, etc. If
there is no hardiness pictogram - information is not available or not
Subtropical; cold hardy at least to 30's F for a short time (Cold hardiness information is based on our own experience in South Florida)
Ultra tropical, min. temp. 55F
Deciduous or semi-deciduous
Edible fruit or other part
Thorny or spiny
Flood tolerant for a short time
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Seaside, salt tolerant plant
Spice or herb
Unknown name: please help us to identify these plants with scientific names
Parts of plant are poisonous or toxic. If there is no "poisonous" or "irritatiing"
pictogram, it DOESN'T mean the plant is edible
Parts of plant are irritating. If there is no "poisonous" or "irritatiing"
pictogram, it DOESN'T mean the plant is edible
Ethnomedical. The ethnomedical information is provided for
general information only, it is not intended as guidance for medicinal use.
Any ethnomedical use?
Plants marked as Ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles. We are not responsible for any improper use of these plants.
These statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere
Text information in our catalog is based on our own
experience and various gardening sources.
Photos, unless otherwise noted, are property of
TopTropicals and can be used according to our policy.
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Encyclopedia Editor: Marina Rybka
Software developer: Michael Dubinovsky
Photographers: Tatiana Anderson (©TopTropicals.com), Marina Rybka (©MR), ©Mark Landa, ©Eleanor Wilks 'EleNZ', ©Marina Khaytarova, ©Olga Blokhman and other
photographers as noted
Picture use License type: CC BY-SA 4.0. Feel free to use our pictures with our copyright provided for non-commercial use or see Terms of Sale and Rates for commercial use. Photos, unless otherwise noted, are property of
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