This page will be used for information about the university's greenhouse, including specimen care, species information, and images.
The family Crassulacae is distinguished by fleshy, succulent leaves that are very drought tolerant. Members of the genus Kalanchoe are unique for their production of pups on the spines of their leaves, which then fall off and root.
The family Euphorbiaceae contains a wide variety of characteristics, with all of the plants known for their dangerous sap.
- E. milii - Crown of Thorns
- E. obesa
- E. baioensis
- E. tirucalli
- E. tithymaloides - Devil's Backbone
- R. communis - Castor Bean
- C. variegatum 'Gold Dust'
The genus Schlumbergera, more commonly known as the Christmas Cactus, produces a spectacular display of flowers at various times of the year, typically determined by the length of the day