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Caribbean Flora: Flowers

November 11, 2015

by Paula
At sea on a passage

Lush, verdant, flourishing, abundant. It's easy to run out of adjectives when writing about the flora on Caribbean islands. The year-round sunlight, intense heat, and moist air makes for a continuous growing season in which a multitude of plants thrive.Far too rich to describe in just one blog post, I'll share the details of the plants, flowers, and fruits we've seen in three installments.  This is the second. (First here.)

Who doesn't love a flower? From simple, tiny blossom to the fantastic bird-of-paradise, they are dazzling, intense, and profuse. Every size, every shape, every color; none disappoint.