Horticulture 232

List 4 - INTERIOR PLANTS (practice quiz)

Phoenix roebelenii in use in a
          shopping mall


# Scientific Name Common Name Family Origin
1 Schefflera actinophylla Schefflera Araliaceae Australia, New Guinea, Java
2 Schefflera arboricola Dwarf schefflera Araliaceae Taiwan
3 Chamaedorea elegans Neanthe bella Arecaceae Mexico and Central America
4 Chamaedorea seifrizii Bamboo palm Arecaceae Central America 
5 Howea forsteriana
Kentia palm Arecaceae  Australia 
6
Dracaena marginata  Dragon tree Asparagaceae Africa
7
Begonia sp.
Rhizomatous begonia
Begoniaceae
Tropics
8
Radermachera sinica China doll Bignoniaceae China
 9
Opuntia sp.
Prickly pear Cactaceae
North & South Amer., WA
10
Cycas revoluta
Sago palm
Cycadaceae
China and Japan
11
Cyperus involucratus
Umbrella plant Cyperaceae
Southern Africa
12
Cyrtomium falcatum
Holly fern
Dryopteridaceae
So. Asia
13 Nephrolepis exaltata  Boston fern  Nephrolepidaceae Tropics 
14 Phlebodium aureum Rabbit's foot fern Polypodiaceae  So. Amer., West Indies, Australia 
15c
Asgn 2a choice from:
 a. Phoenix roebelenii
 b. Codiaeum variegatum
 c. Platycerium bifurcatum

a. Dwarf date palm
b. Croton
c. Staghorn fern

a. Arecaceae
b. Euphorbiaceae
c. Polypodiaceae

a. Vietnam and Laos
b. Southern Asia
c. Australia

Plants repeated from Hort 231:

R1 Pelargonium hortorum Geranium Geraniaceae hybrid
R2
Plectranthus scutellarioides
Coleus Lamiaceae Indonesia


Hort 232 Plant Lists:

#1 #2 #3 #4
#5
#6 #7 #8 #9 #10


Virginia Lohr , Professor, E-mail: lohr@wsu.edu
Department of Horticulture
Washington State University
Pullman, Washington 99164-6414 U.S.A.
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