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)
Papaya Carica Papaya
Papaya (Carica papaya, german: Papaya, french: Papayer). (1209k)
Elephant Ear Alocasia
Elephant Ear (Alocasia macrorrhizos, german: Riesenblättriges Pfeilblatt, french: Songe papangue). (1074k)
Cacao Tree Theobroma
Cacao Tree (Theobroma cacao, german: Kakaobaum, french: Cacaoyer). (1361k)
Fan Palm
Fan palm. (1062k)
Flower
Flower. (865k)
Flower
Flower. (650k)
Flower
Flower. (518k)
Flower
Flower. (645k)
Flower
Flower. (630k)
Flower
Flower. (763k)
Flower
Flower. (649k)
Cardinals Guard Pachystachys
Cardinals Guard (Pachystachys coccinea, french: Carmantine rouge). (583k)
Ixora Ixora Sp
Ixora (Ixora sp.). (534k)
Red Hot Cat's
Red Hot Cat's Tail (Acalypha hispida, german: Katzenschwänzchen, french: Queue de chat). (807k)
Poinsettia Euphorbia Pulcherrima
Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima, german: Weihnachtsstern, french: Poinsettia). (708k)
Cat Whiskers Orthosiphon
Cat Whiskers (Orthosiphon aristatus, french: Moustaches de chat). (534k)
Begonia Begonia Sp
Begonia (Begonia sp., german: Begonien, french: Bégonia). (608k)
Begonia Begonia Sp
Begonia (Begonia sp., german: Begonien, french: Bégonia). (627k)
White Anthurium Anthurium
White Anthurium (Anthurium sp., german: Flamingoblumen). (473k)
Golden Chalice Vine
Golden Chalice Vine (Solandra maxima). (627k)
Jade Vine Strongylodon
Jade Vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys, french: Liane de jade). (805k)
Golden Shrimp Plant
Golden Shrimp Plant (Pachystachys lutea). (501k)
Bird-of-paradise Flower Strelitzia
Bird-of-Paradise Flower (Strelitzia reginae, german: Paradiesvogelblume). (568k)
Pink Ginger Alpinia
Pink Ginger (Alpinia sp., german: Ingwer). (554k)
Pink Ginger Alpinia
Pink Ginger (Alpinia sp., german: Ingwer). (663k)
Red Ginger Alpinia
Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata, french: Gingembre d'ornement rouge). (644k)
Red Torch Ginger
Red Torch Ginger (Etlingera elatior, german: Fackel-Ingwer, french: Rose de porcelaine). (529k)
Crab Heliconia Heliconia
Crab Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien). (604k)
Heliconia Heliconia Sp
Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien). (688k)
Heliconia Heliconia Sp
Heliconia (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien). (623k)
Sexy Pink Heliconia
Sexy Pink (Heliconia chartacea). (923k)

Under Water

Houndfish Tylosurus Crocodilus
Houndfish (Tylosurus crocodilus). (309k)
Reef Fish
Reef fish. (526k)
Queen Parrotfish Scarus
Queen Parrotfish (Scarus vetula, french: Poisson-perroquet royal). (810k)
Whitespotted Filefish Orange
Whitespotted Filefish, orange phase (Cantherhines macrocerus, german: Weißflecken-Feilenfisch). (632k)
Stoplight Parrotfish Sparisoma
Stoplight Parrotfish (Sparisoma viride), initial phase. (664k)
Bluespotted Cornetfish Fistularia
Bluespotted Cornetfish (Fistularia commersonii, german: Glatter Flötenfisch, french: Poisson-flûte). (689k)
Ocean Surgeonfish Acanthurus
Ocean Surgeonfish (Acanthurus bahianus, german: Ozean-Doktorfisch). (718k)
Blue Tang Acanthurus
Blue Tang (Acanthurus coeruleus, german: Blauer Doktorfisch, french: Poisson-chirurgien bleu). (813k)
Juvenile Yellowtail Damselfish
Juvenile Yellowtail Damselfish (Microspathodon chrysurus). (566k)
Reef Fish
Reef fish. (766k)
Reef Fish
Reef fish. (620k)
Brain Coral Mussidae
Brain Coral (Mussidae gen.). (865k)
Sea Fan Alcyonacea
Sea Fan (Alcyonacea fam., german: Weichkorallen). (741k)
Ghost Crab Ocypode
Ghost Crab (Ocypode sp.). (739k)

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St Lucia
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