Tropical plants in Gran Canaria
We stayed at Hotel Cordial Mogan Playa in Porto Mogan. Here are some of the tropical plants seen in the hotel gardens.
Ochna serrulata or Bird's eye bush, is an ornamental garden plant with attractive foliage, popular in South Africa.
Trithrinax brasiliensis is a rare plant of the Arecaceae family from Brazil and Argentina
The Pelargonium peltatum is also known as cascading geranium.
Euphorbia candelabrum: also known as the Cactus candelabrois. From South Africa
Limonium arborescens, or tree lavender, is local perennial herb to the Canary islands, growing wild in the north of La Palma and Tenerife.
Portulacaria afra or elephant bush, native of South Africa.
Euphorbia lactea is a type of spurge from India
Ajania pacifica, or Gold Chrysanthemum, is an Asian species with bright gold spherical flowers in the autumn.
Polygala myrtifolia or myrtle-leaf milkwort, is from South Africa.
Agave parryi is from Mexico.
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