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[29 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

The Stemadenia donnel smithi, has a magnetic draw. Not only does the sweet nectar of its large yellow flowers attract butterflies, moths, hummingbirds and bees but its fruits also draw over 22 species of birds (including toucans and woodpeckers) and small mammals such as kinkajous, squirrels, and even monkeys.
Probably the most interesting species to note is the homo sapiens sapiens…

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[26 Mar 2012 | One Comment | ]

It is easy to see why this fantastic shrub is the preferred hedge shrub by seasoned gardeners and landscapers as the bright colors contrast wonderfully with the surrounding green vegetation. The a myriad of colors (shades of pink, red, orange, yellow or purple etc.) appear to burst out of the leaves like an elaborate firework display.

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[18 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Fireworks Plant which is scientifically known as Clerodendrum quadriloculare. The Fireworks Plant consists of over 450 species of trees or shrubs and is originally from the Phillippines.

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[30 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Todays Belize photo of the day the Lantana and its scientifically known as Lantana camara. Lantanas are a native species to the New World and Old World Tropics and the Southern parts of the United States.

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[10 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
The Beauty of the Belize Jungle

There are animals and insects in all shapes and sizes, looking for food, crawling, flying, hunting and being hunted…Much better than any cinema! I have a cohune tree to thank for my thatch roof on my house, four rosewood posts to keep the house from falling, Iguana wiss keeps the sticks strapped together forever! Dry season is finally over and some rain has finally come! The jungle smells damp and is coming back to life. I have been planting seeds, flowers and trees, getting dirty in the mud!