Gossypium hirsutum belongs to the order Malvales, family Malvaceae. It is native to Central America and is the most widely planted species of cotton in the US, used for its fiber and seed oil.
Hibiscus schizopetalus is a member of the order Malvales, family Malvaceae. It is native to eastern Africa.
Theobroma cacao, also known as the cacao or cocoa tree, is a member of the order Malvales, family Malvaceae. It is native to Central and South America. The tree is unusual in that fruits emerge directly from the main trunk. Beans of the fruit are processed to make cocoa for chocolate.
Pimenta officinalis, also called Pimenta dioica, is a member of the order Myrtales, family Myrtaceae. It is native to Mexico and Central America and its dried fruit is used as a culinary flavoring.
Plants of the genus Citrus are members of the order Sapindales, family Rutaceae. They are thought to have originated in Australia and New Guinea or Southeast Asia, and are frequently cultivated for their fruits. This specimen was donated by the Reynolda Greenhouse of Wake Forest University.