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  • Pistia stratiotes L.

    Water lettuce

    This floating plant with no apparent stem has leaves arranged in a dense rosette. The hairy, thick and spongy leaves are 5 to 17 cm long and 2 to 7 cm wide.

    Plant form
    Herbaceous aquatic plant
    Family
    Araceae
  • Swietenia mahagoni (L.) Jacq.

    West Indian mahogany

    This large tree grows up to 30 m tall. Its trunk is ramified near the top. Its leaves are formed of 2 to 5 shiny dark green leaflets, each 2 to 6 cm long.

    Plant form
    Broadleaf tree
    Family
    Meliaceae
  • Spondias purpurea L.

    Yellow mombin, jocote

    This small tree grows 5 to 15 m tall. Its bark peels off in strips. Older trees have long vertical fissures on their trunks. The alternate leaves have 5 to 12 pairs of leaflets 12 to 22 cm long.

    Plant form
    Broadleaf tree
    Family
    Anacardiaceae