Flora Species List June 2000


1. Portulaca oleracea (Common Purslane) Endemic
2. Cordia lutea (Muyuyo) Native
3. Croton scouleri (Chala) Endemic
4. Tribulus cistoides (Puncture vine or Goats head) Native
5. Physalis pubescens (Ground Cherry) Native
6. Cryptocarpus pyriformis (Salt Brush) Native
7. Acacia macracantha (Thorn tree) Native
8. Maytenus octogona (Leather Bush) Native
9. Cacabus miersii Endemic
10. Heliotropium curassavicum (Scorpion Weed) Native
11. Sesuvium portulacastrum Native
12. Waltheria ovata (Velvet Bush) Native
13. Parkinsonia aculeata (Palo Verde) Native
14. Bursera graveolens (Palo Santo) Native
15. Lecocarpus pinnatifidus (Winged-fruit lecocarpus) Endemic
16. Frullania aculeata (Liverwort)
17. Castela galapageia Endemic
18. Lantana peduncularis Endemic
19. Opuntia echios (Large Prickly Pear Cactus) Endemic
20. Opuntia helleri (Small Prickly Pear Cactus) Endemic
21. Jasminocereus thouarsii (Candelabra Cactus) Endemic
22. Gossypium barbadense (Galapagos Cotton) Endemic
23. Brachycereus nesioticus (Lava Cactus) Endemic
24. Vigna luteola (Cow pea) Native
25. Avicennia germinans (Black Mangrove) Native
26. Laguncularia racemosa (White Mangrove) Native
27. Comcarpus erecta (Button Mangrove)
28. Rhizophora mangle (Red Mangrove)
29. Scalesia villosa Endemic
30. Scalesia stewartii Endemic
31. Merremia aegyptica (Hairy Morning Glory) Native
32. Ipomea habeliana (Lava Morning Glory) Endemic
33. Ipomoea triloba (Pink Morning Glory) Native
34. Ipomea pes-caprae (Beach Morning Glory) Native
35. Tiquilia nesiotica (Gray Matplant) Endemic
35. Chamaesyce amplexicaulis (Spurge) Endemic
36. Hippomane mancinella (Manzanillo or Poison Apple) Native
37. Passiflora foetida (Passion Flower) Native
38. Batis maritima (Salt Wort) Native
39. Cyperus anderssonii (Sedge) Endemic
40. Lycopersicon cheesmanii (Galapagos Tomato) Endemic
41. Pteridium aquilinum (Bracen Fern)
42. Mormordica charantia (Bittermelon) Cultivated escape
43. Cucumis dipsaceus (Tiger's Egg) Introduced
44. Pennisetum purpureum (Elephant Grass) Cultivated escape
45. Musa x paradisiaca (Banana)Cultivated escape
46. Scutia spicata(Espino) Endemic
47.Furcraea hexapetala (Agave) Cultivated escape

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