Discover Flora Marshall Islands

The poor coral reef soil and the salt only allow only a few species to flourish, such as the coconut tree (covering 60% of the surface), pandanus, breadfruit, taro, marante and yam.

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    The flora on the Marshall Islands

    The terrestrial flora is a lot less expansive than the marine flora, with mostly only coconut and breadfruit trees growing here.

    © PhotoBank Yokohama RF / age fotostock
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    Cultivation on the Marshall Islands

    The most produced and sold food items here are coconuts and a few types of fruit, like from the breadfruit tree and melons.

    © MIXA / age fotostock
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    An exotic flower

    This orange-like unusual-looking flower can be found growing on the Marshall Islands.

    Fotosearch / Age Fotostock
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    The palm trees on the Marshall Islands

    Although the flora on the archipelago may not be very diverse, there are lots of different species of palm trees.

    © Michael Reicke / age fotostock
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    Flora
    © Mahathir Mohd Yasin / age fotostock
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    A taro root and a yam

    These two plants are tubers that grow underground in tropical regions. Yams are rich in starch.

    STOCKFOOD LBRF / age fotostock
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