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Sites about Tropical Flora, specifially from Mexico and general gardening


Anioleka Vegetable Seeds Description: Heirloom Vegetable seeds. Over 300 varieties of tomatoes, peppers, squash, eggplant, pumkins, onions, leeks, rhubarb, beets, radishes and more!

Tropical plants

Aroid ID page. Aroids are the common name for members of the Araceae family of plants, sometimes known as the Philodendron or Arum family. The combination of spathe and spadix known as the inflorescence, and sometimes referred to as a "flower", is a distinguishing feature of all aroids.

Bromeliad Photo Index This site is confusing due to the use of frames, but worth looking at. Sponsored by the Florida Council of Bromeliad Societies, there are many photos of Bromeliads, one of the most prominant flowering species in the Costa Maya jungles.

Fairchild Tropical Gardens: This gardening site is based on gardens located in Florida, but there are plenty of good pictures and tips on growing and caring for tropical plants, many of which are found natively in Mexico. The site also includes pictures of many types of palms, vines and less common plants. Included is a "Virtual Herbarium" which allows you to look up by name over 30,000 plants.

Families of Vascular Plants in the Neutropical Flora Catalog. This site is useful when you know the latin name of a plant or plant family. Following the links in many cases provides some very detailed images that help identify the species. This discusses families of Tropical plants, not just those in Mexico, but the geographical areas that the species are noted.

Images of Dry Tropical Habitat: Interesting site that has quite a few tropical plants that grow in dry areas of Mexico. Lots of pictures and descriptions. information on tropical palms, growing and nurturing them

Tropical plants in and around Mayan Beach Garden

Tropical Plants of the Costa Maya and Southern Quintana Roo


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