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
Caribbean Bird Page
Nature Pages
Other Nature Pages

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

Fauna and Flora

Tree Fern
Tree fern. (1118k)
Carica papaya
Papaya (Carica papaya, german: Papaya, french: Papayer). (1209k)
Alocasia macrorrhizos
Elephant Ear (Alocasia macrorrhizos, german: Riesenblättriges Pfeilblatt, french: Oreille d'éléphant). (1074k)
Theobroma cacao
Cacao Tree (Theobroma cacao, german: Kakaobaum, french: Cacaoyer). (1361k)
Fan Palm
Fan palm. (1062k)
Episcia cupreata
Flame Violet (Episcia cupreata). (865k)
Chrysothemis pulchella
Copper Leaf (Chrysothemis pulchella). (650k)
Heliconia sp.
Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien). (518k)
Asystasia gangetica
Chinese Violet (Asystasia gangetica). (645k)
Senna alata
Christmas Candle (Senna alata, french: Dartrier). (630k)
Clerodendrum quadriloculare
Philippine Glorybower (Clerodendrum quadriloculare). (763k)
Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Pride of Barbados (Caesalpinia pulcherrima, german: Pfauenstrauch, french: Fleur de paon). (649k)
Pachystachys coccinea
Cardinals Guard (Pachystachys coccinea, french: Carmantine rouge). (583k)
Ixora finlaysoniana
Ixora (Ixora finlaysoniana). (534k)
Acalypha hispida
Red Hot Cat's Tail (Acalypha hispida, german: Katzenschwänzchen, french: Queue de chat). (807k)
Euphorbia pulcherrima
Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima, german: Weihnachtsstern, french: Poinsettia). (708k)
Orthosiphon aristatus
Cat Whiskers (Orthosiphon aristatus, german: Katzenbart, french: Moustaches de chat). (534k)
Begonia obliqua
Begonia (Begonia obliqua, french: Bégonia). (608k)
Ixora coccinea
Flame-of-the-woods (Ixora coccinea, german: Malteserkreuzblume). (627k)
Spathiphyllum wallisii
Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum wallisii, french: Lis de la paix). (473k)
Solandra maxima
Golden Chalice Vine (Solandra maxima). (627k)
Strongylodon macrobotrys
Jade Vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys, french: Liane de jade). (805k)
Pachystachys lutea
Golden Shrimp Plant (Pachystachys lutea). (501k)
Strelitzia reginae
Bird-of-Paradise Flower (Strelitzia reginae, german: Paradiesvogelblume, french: Oiseau de paradis). (568k)
Alpinia purpurata
White morph of Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata, french: Gingembre d'ornement rouge). (554k)
Alpinia purpurata
Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata, french: Gingembre d'ornement rouge). (663k)
Alpinia purpurata
Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata, french: Gingembre d'ornement rouge). (644k)
Etlingera elatior
Red Torch Ginger (Etlingera elatior, german: Fackel-Ingwer, french: Rose de porcelaine). (529k)
Heliconia sp.
Crab Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien). (604k)
Heliconia sp.
Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien). (688k)
Heliconia sp.
Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien). (623k)
Heliconia chartacea
Sexy Pink (Heliconia chartacea, german: Helikonien). (923k)

Under Water

Tylosurus crocodilus
Houndfish (Tylosurus crocodilus). (309k)
Reef Fish
Reef fish. (526k)
Scarus vetula
Queen Parrotfish (Scarus vetula, french: Poisson-perroquet royal). (810k)
Cantherhines macrocerus
Whitespotted Filefish, orange phase (Cantherhines macrocerus, german: Weißflecken-Feilenfisch). (632k)
Sparisoma viride
Stoplight Parrotfish (Sparisoma viride), initial phase. (664k)
Aulostomus maculatus
Western Atlantic Trumpetfish (Aulostomus maculatus, german: Westatlantischer Trompetenfisch, french: Poisson-trompette tachetée). (689k)
Acanthurus tractus
Caribbean Ocean Surgeonfish (Acanthurus tractus). (718k)
Acanthurus coeruleus
Blue Tang (Acanthurus coeruleus, german: Blauer Doktorfisch, french: Poisson-chirurgien bleu). (813k)
Microspathodon chrysurus
Juvenile Yellowtail Damselfish (Microspathodon chrysurus). (566k)
Reef Fish
Reef fish. (766k)
Reef Fish
Reef fish. (620k)
Mussidae gen.
Brain Coral (Mussidae gen.). (865k)
Alcyonacea fam.
Sea Fan (Alcyonacea fam., german: Weichkorallen). (741k)
Ocypode sp.
Ghost Crab (Ocypode sp., french: Crabes fantômes). (739k)

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