Image Database

This image database was created through the Global Biodiversity Information Fund’s Biodiversity Information Development Project, funded by the European Union.

Information includes fauna, flora and ecosystems found in Jamaica.

ANIMAL/FAUNA

ANIMAL/FAUNA

PLANTS/FLORA

PLANTS/FLORA

Ecosystem

ECOSYSTEM

Blue Mahoe - Hibiscus elatus

PLANT/FLORA

Ecosystem

ECOSYSTEM

Common NameScienfic NameYearLocationPhotographerImage
Lisianthus exsertus1998Mason River, Clarendonn
Bletia purpureanMason River, ClarendonDon Matthewsontest image
White Lignum vitae1986St. Andrewn
Pink Sundew and Venus FlytrapDrosera capillaris and Dionaea muscipula2001Mason River, Clarendonn
Baobab treeAdansonia digitata1986St. AndrewnTest
Puerto Rico Necklace FernLindsaea portoricensis1998Mason River, Clarendonn
Melochia crenata1975Palisadoes, Kingstonn
Creeping DevilStenocereus hystrix1975Palisadoes, Kingstonn
Coccoloba uvifera1975Palisadoes, Kingstonn
Sesuvium portulacastrum1975Palisadoes, Kingstonn
Canavalia rosea1975Palisadoes, Kingstonn
Ipomoea pescaprae1975Palisadoes, Kingstonn
Bald Head, Bird honey, Christmas candlestick, Johnny Collins, lion's ear, lion's tailLeonotis nepetifolia1975Palisadoes, Kingstonn
Opuntia1979Gut River, Manchestern
Govenia utriculata1964Manchestern
Roystonea jamaicananManchester
Cuban Zephyrlily, Rosy rain lily, Rose fairy lily, Rose zephyr lily or the Pink rain lily,Zephyranthes carinata1966Manchestern
Saltwort or TurtleweedBatis maritima1975Palisadoes, Kingstonn
SummersweetClethra spp1998Mason River, Clarendonn
Nepseia aquatica1998Mason River, Clarendonn
Chrysobalanus icaco1998Mason River, Clarendonn
knotgrass, water finger-grass, couch paspalum, eternity grass, gingergrass, and Thompson grassPaspalum distichum1975Palisadoes, Kingstonn
Fimbrisylis cmyosa1975Palisadoes, Kingstonn
Alternanthera ficoides and Boerhavia erecta1975Palisadoes, Kingstonn
Florida semaphore cactusOpuntia spinosissima1975Palisadoes, Kingstonn
Leucaena leucocephala1975Palisadoes, KingstonnCaribbean Dove
Apple of Sodom, Sodom apple, Stabragh, king's crown, Rubber bush, and Rubber treeCalotropis procera1975Palisadoes, Kingstonn
Jamaican poinsettiaEuphorbia punicea1978Mason River, Clarendonn
Hohenbergia spinulosia and urbaniana1978Clarendonn