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Discover Tropical plant species Dominican Republic

With approximately 8,000 plant species, the Dominican Republic's flora is clearly very varied. The island boasts 300 varieties of orchids and, depending on the area there are poincianas, royal palms, mangroves, pines and cedars. Without forgetting the very many tropical fruits such as mangos, passion fruits, and plants such as tobacco, sugar cane and manioc.

  • Flora, Tropical plant species, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    Flora

    8,000 tropical plant species.

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  • A tropical flower, Tropical plant species, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    A tropical flower

    The island is home to 300 varieties of orchid.

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  • A rich and varied flora, Tropical plant species, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    A rich and varied flora

    Depending on the landscape you'll find flame trees, royal palms, mangrove forests, pines and even cedar trees growing here.

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  • A profusion of colour, Tropical plant species, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    A profusion of colour

    There are also, of course, very many tropical fruits, such as mangos and passion fruit, and plants such as tobacco, sugar cane and manioc, to be found on the island.

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  • A very rich flora, Tropical plant species, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    A very rich flora

    The Dominican Republic is home to some 1,800 native flower species.

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  • Dazzling colours, Tropical plant species, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    Dazzling colours

    The many varieties of plant found here make for some truly spectacular bouquets.

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