We saw a lot of flowers in the botanical garden as well as some hummingbirds (see Caribbean Birds). Snorkeling around Saint Lucia was nice. Here are some pictures from the botanical garden and the snorkeling.

Pictures of birds in the Caribbean and other nature pages are separate:

Birds in the Caribbean
Bird Page for the Caribbean
Nature Pages
Other Nature Pages

All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Fauna and Flora

Tree Fern
Tree fern. (1177k)
Papaya (Carica papaya)
Papaya (Carica papaya, german: Papaya, french: Papayer). (1256k)
Elephant Ear (Alocasia macrorrhizos)
Elephant Ear (Alocasia macrorrhizos, german: Riesenblättriges Pfeilblatt, french: Oreille d'éléphant). (1128k)
Cacao Tree (Theobroma cacao)
Cacao Tree (Theobroma cacao, german: Kakaobaum, french: Cacaoyer). (1421k)
Fan Palm
Fan palm. (1124k)
Flame Violet (Episcia cupreata)
Flame Violet (Episcia cupreata). (910k)
Sunset Bells (Chrysothemis pulchella)
Sunset Bells (Chrysothemis pulchella). (668k)
Heliconia (Heliconia sp.)
Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien:Genus). (528k)
Chinese Violet (Asystasia gangetica)
Chinese Violet (Asystasia gangetica). (666k)
Candelabra Bush (Senna alata)
Candelabra Bush (Senna alata, french: Dartrier). (649k)
Starburst Bush (Clerodendrum quadriloculare)
Starburst Bush (Clerodendrum quadriloculare). (799k)
Peacock Flower (Caesalpinia pulcherrima)
Peacock Flower (Caesalpinia pulcherrima, german: Pfauenstrauch, french: Fleur de paon). (671k)
Cardinals Guard (Pachystachys coccinea)
Cardinals Guard (Pachystachys coccinea, french: Carmantine rouge). (594k)
Ixora finlaysoniana (Ixora finlaysoniana)
Ixora finlaysoniana (Ixora finlaysoniana). (550k)
Red Hot Cat's Tail (Acalypha hispida)
Red Hot Cat's Tail (Acalypha hispida, german: Katzen­schwänzchen, french: Queue de chat). (819k)
Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima)
Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima, german: Weihnachtsstern, french: Poinsettia). (736k)
Cat's Whiskers (Orthosiphon aristatus)
Cat's Whiskers (Orthosiphon aristatus, german: Katzenbart, french: Moustaches de chat). (550k)
Begonia (Begonia obliqua)
Begonia (Begonia obliqua, french: Bégonia). (629k)
Jungle Flame (Ixora coccinea)
Jungle Flame (Ixora coccinea, german: Malteserkreuz­blume). (647k)
Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum wallisii)
Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum wallisii, french: Lis de la paix). (476k)
Golden Chalice Vine (Solandra maxima)
Golden Chalice Vine (Solandra maxima). (658k)
Jade Vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys)
Jade Vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys, french: Liane de jade). (844k)
Golden Shrimp Plant (Pachystachys lutea)
Golden Shrimp Plant (Pachystachys lutea). (510k)
Bird-of-Paradise Flower (Strelitzia reginae)
Bird-of-Paradise Flower (Strelitzia reginae, german: Paradiesvogel­blume, french: Oiseau de paradis). (581k)
Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata)
White morph of Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata, french: Gingembre d'ornement rouge). (566k)
Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata)
Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata, french: Gingembre d'ornement rouge). (689k)
Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata)
Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata, french: Gingembre d'ornement rouge). (657k)
Torch Ginger (Etlingera elatior)
Torch Ginger (Etlingera elatior, german: Fackel-Ingwer, french: Rose de porcelaine). (536k)
Heliconia (Heliconia sp.)
Crab Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien:Genus). (612k)
Heliconia (Heliconia sp.)
Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien:Genus). (716k)
Heliconia (Heliconia sp.)
Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien:Genus). (641k)
Sexy Pink (Heliconia chartacea)
Sexy Pink (Heliconia chartacea). (977k)
Sally Lightfoot Crab (Grapsus grapsus)
Sally Lightfoot Crabs (Grapsus grapsus, german: Rote Klippenkrabbe, french: Crabe rouge des Galápagos). (746k)

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