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Scientific Name

Common Name

Leuchtenbergia principis

agave cactus

Bryophyllum pinnatum

air plant; miracle leaf

Yucca aloifolia

Aloe Yucca

Opuntia microdasys var. albata

angora bunny ears

Cissus rotundifolia

Arabian wax cissus

Peniocereus greggi

Arizona Queen of the Night

Fenestraria rhopalophylla

baby toes

Sedum burrito

baby burro tail

Ferocactus, Echinocactus

barrel cactus

Sansevieria hallii

baseball bat

Nolina

bear grass

Cotyledon tomentosa

bear's paw

Opuntia basilaris

beaver tail

Acanthocereus pentagonus

big-needle vine

Mammillaria camptotricha

bird's nest cactus

Sansevieria trifasciata 'Hahnii'

bird's nest snake plant

Astrophytum myriostigma

bishop's cap

Puna clavarioides

black fingers

Aeonium arboreum 'Zwartkop'

black rose

Aloe brevifolia

blue Aloe

Ferocactus glaucescens

blue barrel cactus

Pilosocereus pachycladus (P.azureus)

blue candle

Fouquiera (Idria) columnaris

boojum tree

Tylecodon paniculatum

botterboom

Beaucarnea recurvata

bottle palm

Sansevieria hyacinthoides

bowstring hemp

Opuntia fulgida var. mamillata 'Monstrosa'

boxing glove

Echinofossulocactus

brain cactus

Mammillaria elongata 'Cristata'

brain cactus

Opuntia microdasys

bunny ears

Aloe succotrina

burn plant

Sedum morganianum

burro tail

Adromischus trigynus

calico hearts

Senecio articulatus

candle plant

Opuntia spinosior

Cane cholla

Sempervivum

Cat and kittens

Stenocereus (Machaerocereus) eruca

catapiller cactus

Pachycereus pringlei

Cardon

Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri 'Makoyana'

cat's whiskers

Agave

century plant

Senecio serpens

blue chalk sticks

Dudleya brittonii

chalk rose

Echeveria pulvinata

chenille plant

Gymnocalycium

chin-cactus; spider cactus

Schlumbergera bridgesii

Christmas cactus

Sedum rubrotinctum

Christmas cheer

Opuntia microdasys var. rufida

cinnamon cactus

Fouquiera (Idria) columnaris

cirio

Echinocereus triglochidiatus

claret cup cactus

Aloe ciliaris

climbing Aloe

Bowiea volubilis

climbing onion

Echinopsis (Lobivia)

cob cacti

Senecio haworthii

cocoon plant

Sempervivum arachnoideum

cobweb houseleek

Sedum spathulifolium ssp. pruinosum

Cape Blanco Sedum

Aloe striata

coral aloe

Euphorbia mammillaris

corncob cactus

Ferocactus covillei

Coville's barrel

Opuntia engelmannii var. lindheimeri 'linguiformis'

cow's tongue

Euphorbia grandicornis

cowhorn

Schlumbergera truncata

crab cactus

Stenocereus (Machaerocereus) eruca

creeping devil cactus

Rebutia

crown cactus

Euphorbia millii var. splendens

crown of thorns

Cereus jacamaru 'monstrosus'

curiosity plant

Puna clavarioides

dead man's fingers

Adenium obesum

desert rose

Dasylirion wheeleri

desert spoon cactus

Pedilanthus tithymaloides var. smallii

devil's backbone

Selenicereus (Deamia) testudo

dog-tail cactus

Opuntia erectoclada

dominoes

Sedum morganianum

donkey tail

Mestoklema tuberosa

donkie vygie

Dracaena cinnabarina

dragon's blood tree

Dracaena draco

dragon tree

Sedum spurium

dragon's blood sedum

Hatiora salicornioides

drunkard's dream

Lophophora williamsii

dumpling cactus

Epiphyllum oxypetalum

Dutchman's pipe

Echinocactus horizonthalonius

eagle claws

Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri

Easter cactus

Echinopsis multiplex

Easter-lily cactus

Portulacara afra

elephant bush

Dioscorea (Testudinaria) elephantipes

elephant foot

Coryphantha elephantidens

elephant tooth cactus

Pachycormis discolor

elephant tree

Euphorbia lactea 'Cristata'

elkhorn ; brain plant

Rhombophyllum dolabriforme

elkhorn plant

Opuntia cylindrica

emerald idol

Haworthia attenuata fa. caespitosa

fairy washboard

Hesperaloe parviflora

false Aloe

Talinum

fame flower

Aloe plicatilis

fan Aloe

Mammillaria plumosa

feather cactus

Mammillaria (Dolichothele) longimamma

finger-mound

Ferocactus cylindraceus

fire barrel

Mammillaria microcarpa

fishook cactus

Cryptocereus anthonyanus

fish bone cactus

Disocactus (Pseudorhipsalis) macranthus

fragrant moondrops

Boswellia

frankincense

Graptopetalum paraguayense

ghost plant

Euphorbia x lomi

giant crown of thorns hybrid

Furcraea gigantea

giant false agave

Aeonium canariense

giant velvet rose

Echinocactus grusonii

golden barrel

Sedum nussbaumerianum

Golden Sedum

Cleistocactus winteri (Hildewinteria aureispinus)

golden rat tail

Mammillaria elongata

golden stars

Senecio herreanus

gooseberry plant

Aeonium tabulaeforme

green platters

Greenovia aurea

green rose buds

Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea

grizzly bear

Pachypodium namaquanum

halfmens

Pelecyphora aselliformis

hatchet cactus

Echinocereus

hedgehog cactus

Sempervivum

hen and chickens

Hoya carnosa 'Compacta'

Hindu rope plant

Cotyledon barbeyi

hoary navelwort

Schlumbergera

holiday cactus

Opuntia microdasys 'Lutea'

honey Mike

Disocactus (Pseudorhipsalis) macranthus

honeysuckle cactus

Sempervivum

houseleek

Hylotelephium spectabile

Ice Plant

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

Ice Plant

Adenium swazicum

impala lily

Kleinia pendula

inchworm plant

Euphorbia mammillaris 'variegata'

Indian corncob

Opuntia ficus-indica

Indian Fig

Opuntia monacantha

Irish mittens

Crassula ovata

jade plant

Senecio pachyphyllum

jelly beans

x Pachyveria haagei

jewel plant

x Pachyveria scheideckeri 'Cristata'

jeweled crown

Opuntia monacantha 'Variegata'

Joseph's coat

Yucca brevifolia

Joshua tree

Opuntia fulgida

jumping Cholla

Lapidaria margaretae

karroo rose

Selenicereus pteranthus

king of the night

Mammillaria lasiacantha

lace-spine cactus

Mammillaria elongata

lady finger cactus

Drimiopsis botryoides

leather leaf

Parodia (Notocactus) submammulosus

lemon ball

Pereskia aculeata

lemon vine

Huernia zebrina

life-saver plant

Opuntia schickendantzii

lion's tongue

Pleiospilos

living rocks

Lithops

living stones

Ariocarpus fissuratus

living stone cactus

Dorotheanthus bellidiformis

livingstone daisy

Pachypodium lamerei

Madagascar palm

Aloe succotrina

medicine Aloe

Euphorbia caput-medusae

Medusa's head

Ariocarpus fissuratus

Mexican living rock

Echeveria elegans

Mexican snowball

Euphorbia

milk bush

Crassula tetragona

miniature pine tree

Sedum multiceps

miniature Joshua tree

Rhipsalis baccifera

mistletoe cactus

Euphorbia lathyrus

mole plant

Portulaca

moss rose

Bryophyllum daigremontianum

mother of thousands

Sansevieria trifasciata

mother-in-law's tongue

Oreocereus fossulatus

mountain cereus

Aloe suprafoliata

mustache plant

Commiphora

myrrh

Myrtillocactus geometrizans

myrtle cactus

Umbilicus

navelwort

Crassula perforata

necklace vine

Cereus jacamaru

night blooming cereus

Epiphyllum oxypetalum

night blooming cereus

Hylocereus undatus

night blooming cereus

Selenicereus grandiflorus

night blooming cereus

Mammillaria

nipple cactus

Fouquiera splendens

ocotillo

Hylotelephium sieboldii

October plant

Mammillaria hahniana

old lady cactus

Espostoa lanata

old lady cactus

Cephalocereus senilis

old man cactus

Oreocereus celsianus

old man of the Andes

Sedum divergens

old man's bones

Epiphyllum hybrids

orchid cactus

Stenocereus thurberi

organ pipe cactus

Pachycereus marginatus

organ pipe

Hylotelephium telephium

Orpine

Mammillaria parkinsonii

owls eyes

Gasteria carinata var. verrucosa

oxtongue; pencil leaf

Echeveria derenbergii

painted lady

Kalanchoe thyrsiflora

paddle plant

Kalanchoe tomentosa

panda plant

Tephrocactus articulatus

paperspine cactus

Aloe variegata

partridge breast Aloe

Echinopsis chamaecereus (Chamaecereus silvestrii)

peanut cactus

x Gasteraloe beguinii

pearl aloe; lizard tail

Gasteria bicolor 'Caespitosa'

pencil leaf

Euphorbia tirucalli

pencil plant

Kalanchoe marmorata

penwiper plant

Kleinia gregori

peppermint stick

Espostoa lanata

Peruvian old man

Lophophora williamsii

Peyote

Kleinia obesa (Senecio deflersii)

pickle plant

Mammillaria

pincushion cactus

Aeonium haworthii

pin-wheel

Parodia (Notocactus) rutilans

pink ball cactus

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii var. friedrichii

plaid cactus

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii

plain chin-cactus

Adromischus cooperi

plover eggs

Euphorbia pulcherrima

Poinsettia

Opuntia microdasys var. albispina

polka dots

Beaucarnea recurvata

pony tail

Rhipsalis warmingiana

popcorn cactus

Mammillaria bocasana

powder puff

Ornithogalum longibracteatum (O.caudatum)

pregnant onion

Bryophyllum delagoense

pregnant plant

Opuntia

prickly pear

Crassula muscosa 'Pseudolycopodiodes'

princess pine

Leuchtenbergia principis

prism cactus

Crassula perfoliata var. minor (C.falcata)

propeller plant

Portulaca

purslane

Agave victoriae-reginae

queen agave

Selenicereus grandiflorus

queen of the night

Portulacaria afra 'Variegata tricolor'

rainbow bush

Echinocereus dasayacanthus

rainbow cactus

Aporocactus flagelliformis

rat-tail cactus

Crassula barkleyi (C.teres)

rattlesnake tail

Mammillaria spinosissima

red headed Irishman

Pedilanthus tithymaloides

redbird cactus

Crassula rupestris

rosary vine

Pereskia grandifolia

rose cactus

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii var. friedrichii

rose-plaid cactus; red cap

Rhodiola rosea

rose root

x Gasterhaworthia 'Royal Highness'

royal highness

Carnegia gigantea

Saguaro

Echinopsis (Trichocereus) pachanoi

San Pedro

Astrophytum asterias

sand dollar

Euphorbia fulgens

scarlet plume

Astrophytum asterias

sea urchin cactus

Lophocereus schottii

Senita

Mammillaria bombycina

silken pincushion

Parodia (Notocactus) scopa

silver ball

Crassula deltoidea

silver beads

Sedum treleasei

silver sedum

Ledebouria socialis 'Violacea'

silver squill

Cleistocactus straussi

silver torch

Nyctocereus serpentinus

snake cactus

Sansevieria trifasciata

snake plant

Mammillaria candida

snowball pincushion

Yucca elata

soaptree Yucca

Yucca aloifolia

Spanish bayonet

Portulacara afra

spekboom

Rhipsalis (Acanthorhipsalis) monacantha

spiny Rhipsalis

Bryophyllum pinnatum

sprouting leaf

Pleiospilos

split rock

Tephrocactus articulatus var. inermis (Opuntia strobiliformis)

spruce cones

Opunia versicolor

staghorn cholla

Orbea variegata

star flower

Stapelia hirsuta, Stapelia gigantea

starfish flower

Sedum

stonecrop

Lithops

stoneface, cleft stone

Senecio rowleyanus

string of beads

Crassula perfossa

string of buttons

Ceropegia linearis ssp. woodii

string of hearts

Senecio rowleyanus 'String of Pearls'

string of pearls

x Sedeveria 'Harry Butterfield'

super burro tail

Heliocereus speciosus

sun cactus

Opuntia bigelovii

teddy bear cholla

Schlumbergera truncata

Thanksgiving cactus

Mammillaria gracilis (M.fragilis)

thimble cactus

Tavaresia barklyi

thimble flower

Aloe variegata

tiger Aloe

Faucaria tigrina

tiger jaws

Orbea variegata

toad flower

Parodia aureispina

Tom Thumb

Parodia maassii

Tom Thumb cactus

Glottiphyllum

tongue leaf

Selenicereus (Deamia) testudo

tortoise cactus

Crassula ovata 'Tricolor'

tricolored jade

Opuntia dillenii

tuna

Opuntia streptacantha

tuna cardona

Melocactus

turk's cap cactus

Portulacaria afra 'Variegata'

variegated elephant bush

Fuurcaea selloa 'Marginata'

variegated false agave

Cissus quadrangularis

veld grape

Kalanchoe beharensis

velvet leaf; elephant ear

Cheiriodopsis candidissima

victory plant

Sedum acre

wall pepper

Crassula muscosa (C.lycopodioides)

watch chain plant

Hoya carnosa

wax plant

Parodia (Notocactus) haselbergii

white-web ball

Mammillaria geminispina

whitey

Gymnocalycium leeanum

yellow chin-cactus

Haworthia attenuata fa. caespitosa

zebra plant

Cryptocereus anthonyanus

Zig-zag cactus

Pedilanthus tithymaloides var. smallii

Zig-zag plant

Decaryia madagascariensis

Zig-zag plant

Schlumbergera truncata

Zygocactus