#IslandTime #DidYouKnow Barbados is named after the bearded fig tree, which grows wild throughout the whole island and bears a sweet, edible fruit.
Blue Bell Tunicate
The Botanical Gardens of Nevis
Travel 2 the Caribbean Blog: Tropical Colors of the Caribbean
Barbados Lilac Lily
Papaya Tree - Dominican Republic
Asa Wright Nature Center - Trinidad
Wild Passion Flower - Abaco, Bahamas
Poinsettia - St Lucia
Golden Penda Trees in St Lucia
CUBAN NATIONAL FLOWER.. LA Mariposa
Jamaica Exotic fruits
Tamarind - a brown sticky fruit inside a hard outer case. In western cuisine it is used in Worcestershire and HP sauce. In Grenada and the Grenadines, once it is ripened it is used in snacks, drinks, jellies, jams, juices, chutneys, and ice-creams.
Orchids from St Kitts Eco Park
Sorrel is a species of the hibiscus plant. Its a herb and can be boiled into a tasty drink during Christmas. Sugar and ginger are added. Some add wine/rum. Mine will always have rum! :)