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   Although common names can be misleading, in certain cases they are the only information available.  Common names referenced on this site are listed here alphabetically.
 
 African Milk Brush: see Euphorbia trigona
 African Palm Tree: see Euphorbia loricata
 African Spear: see Sansevieria cylindrica
 Aguacolla: see Echinopsis pachanoi
 Air Plant: see Tillandsia
 Andachuma: see Echinopsis pachanoi
 Arizona Organ Pipe: see Stenocereus thurberi
 Aroid Palm: see Zamioculcas zamiifolia
 Arum Fern: see Zamioculcas zamiifolia
 
 Baby Burros' Tail: see Sedum burrito
 Baby Rubber Tree: see Peperomia obtusifolia
 Baseball Plant: see Euphorbia obesa
 Beavertail Cactus: see Opuntia basilaris
 Birds Nest Cactus: see Pseudomammilaria camptotricha
 Boojum Tree: see Idria columnaris
 Bunny Ears: see Opuntia microdasys - Monstrose form
 
 Calico Hearts: see Adromischus maculatus
 Candelabra: see Euphorbia acurensis
 Candle Plant: see Senecio articulatus
 Cardboard Palm: see Zamia furfuracea
 Century Plant: see Agave americana Variegated
 Clams: see Kalanchoe thyrsifolia
 Clivia: see Clivia miniata
 Crown of Thorns: see Euphorbia milii
 
 Donkey Tail Sedum: see Sedum burrito, Sedum morganianum
 Dragon Fruit: see Hylocereus undatus
 Drunkards' Dream: see Hatiora salicornioides
 
 Elephant Bush: see Portulacaria afra
 Elephants' Foot: see Dioscorea elephantipes
 Englemanns' Prickly Pear: see Opuntia engelmannii
 
 Fairy Castles: see Cereus hildmannianus monstrose
 Flapjacks Plant: see Kalanchoe thyrsifolia
 Four O'clock: see Mirabilis jalapa
 Gigaton: see Echinopsis pachanoi
 Giant Cactus: see Carnegiea gigantea
 Golden Barrel Cactus: see Echinocactus grusonii
 Golden Sedum: see Sedum nussbaumerianum
 Greater Mexican Stonecrop: see Sedum praealtum
 Green Cockscomb: see Sedum praealtum
 
 Haworth's Aeonium: see Aeonium haworthii
 Huachuma: see Echinopsis pachanoi
 
 Indian Corn Cob: see Euphorbia mammillaris
 
 Jade plant: see Crassula argentea
 Jungle Cactus: see Hatiora salicornioides
 
 Kenya hyacinth: see Sansevieria parva
 Klipnoors: see Euphorbia obesa
 Krysna Crassula: see Crassula lactea
 
 Living Stones: see Pleiospilos nelii
 
 Madagascar palm: see Pachypodium geayi, Pachypodium lamerei
 Medicine Plant: see Aloe vera
 Medusa Head: see Euphorbia flanaganii
 Melon Spurge: see Euphorbia meloformis
 Mexican Fence Post: see Pachycereus marginatus
 Moon Cactus: see Gymnocalycium mihanovichii fa. Hibotan
 
 Natal Ivy: see Senecio macroglossus, Senecio macroglossus 'Variegatus'
 Neon Cactus: see Gymnocalycium mihanovichii fa. Hibotan
 
 Old Man Cactus: see Oreocereus celisianus
 Organ Pipe Cactus: see Pachycereus marginatus
 
 Pagoda Plant: see Crassula tetragona
 Paper Spine Cactus: see Tephrocactus articulatus
 Peanut Cactus: see Echinopsis chamaecereus
 Pencil Cactus: see Euphorbia tirucalli
 Pitahaya Dulce: see Stenocereus thurberi
 Pitaya: see Hylocereus undatus
 Plovers' Eggs: see Adromischus cooperi
 Pork and Beans: see Sedum rubrotinctum
 Porkbush: see Portulacaria afra
 Ponytail Palm: see Nolina recurvata
 Poysean: see Euphorbia milii hybrid
 Pregnant Onion: see Loncomelos caudatum
 Prickly Pear: see various species of Opuntia
 
 Rainbow Bush: see Portulacaria afra var. folis variegatis
 Rat Tail Cactus: see Aporocactus flagelliformis
 Red Echeveria: see Echeveria harmsii
 Roadkill Cactus: see Consolea rubescens
 
 Sage of the Desert: see Carnegiea gigantea
 Sago Palm: see Cycas revoluta
 Saguaro: see Carnegiea gigantea
 San Pedro Cactus: see Echinopsis pachanoi
 Silver Dollar Plant: see Crassula arborescens
 Snake Plant: see Sansevieria cylindrica
 Sosatieplakkie: see Crassula perforata
 Spear Head: see Senecio kleiniiformis
 Spekboom: see Portulacaria afra
 Spurge: see various species of Euphorbia
 Starfish Flower: see Stapelia gigantea
 Stone Faces: see Lithops
 Stonecrop: see Sedum
 String of Buttons: see Crassula perforata
 String of Pearls: see Senecio rowleyanus
 
 Taylor's Parches: see Crassula lactea
 Texas Toothpick: see Stetsonia coryne
 Tiger Jaws: see Faucaria tigrina
 Tortoise Shell: see Dioscorea elephantipes
 Totem Pole Cactus: see Pachycereus schottii fa. monstrosus
 Tropical Crown of Thorns: see Euphorbia milii hybrid
 Turtle Ivy: see Senecio macroglossus
 
 Watch-chain Plant: see Crassula muscosa
 Watermelon Peperomia: see Peperomia argyreia
 Wax Plant: see Hoya obovata
 
 Zebra Plant: see Haworthia fasciata
 Zig Zag Plant: see Tithymalus tithymaloides
 
 
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List by Common Name page last updated: May 3, 2010.