to the web site!
is based on fifteen years of field work on this spectacular small
island and reveals an astonishing plant biodiversity of over 1300 wild
flowering plant species and 150 species of ferns squeezed into a rugged
620 square kilometers.
aim of the web site is to enable Saint Lucians to identify and
correctly name plants that they find. It is essentially a field
guide (see albums
and not intended to take the place of herbarium specimens which
are essential for detailed examination. Hopefully people with
interest in Caribbean botany in general might also find the site
Its worth having a look
slideshows which reveal the many faces of Saint Lucia - from the arid,
rocky Atlantic coast to the cloud covered, cold, elfin shrublands to
the magical rock gardens on the summit of Gros Piton.
Please feel free to
contact me by email with any question, comments and corrections!
please note that requests for the export of plant material of any sort
must be addressed to the Department of Forestry as must be any proposed
all images are my own. Please contact me if you would like to use any
of them. I often have larger file sizes as well.
I have a Google
of the Antilles
so again please contact me if you would like
an invitation to join.
Roger Graveson, December, 2015.