Species

Coral

Cauliflower coral

Colonies ofPocillopora meandrinaare small upright bushes, with branches radiating from the initial point of growth. Branches are flattenedand covered by bumps called verr...

Plant

Madras thorn

Description: Trees, to 20 m high. Leaves bipinnate, alternate; stipular spines to 2 cm; rachis 1-3 cm long, pulvinate; pinnae 2, 4-10 mm long, pubescent, with a solitary gland at t...

Plant

Red frangipani

Description: Deciduous trees, to 10 m high, latex milky. Leaves simple, alternate, spiral, clustered, 20-43×7-10 cm, obovatespathulate, base cuneate, apex acuminate or acute,...

Plant

Indian banyan

Description: Spreading trees, to 30 m high; aerial roots numerous; bark greyish-white, smooth; exudation milky. Leaves simple, alternate, 10-20×5-12.5 cm, ovate, base rounded...

Plant

Avocado

Description: Trees, to 15 m high. Leaf buds perulate with imbricate scales. Leaves simple, alternate, 8-18×4-6 cm, elliptic, elliptic-ovate or elliptic-oblong, base attenuate, apex obtuse; la...

Plant

whistling pine

Description: Dioecious trees, to 30 m high, bark brown, rough, peeling off in vertical strips branchlets to 15 cm, arising from the axils of small, recurved scales, ribbed. Leaves ...

Plant

Tuberose

The tuberose is herbaceous, growing from underground tubers or tuberous roots. It produces offsets. The leaves are a dull green and about 1–1.5 ft (30–50 cm) long and up to 0.5 in (13 m...

Plant

Luckynut

Luckynut(Cascabela thevetia) is an evergreen tropical shrub or small tree. Its leaves are willow-like, linear-lanceolate, and glossy green in color. They are covered in waxy coating ...

Plant

Manila grass

Manila grass (Zoysia matrella) is a species of mat-forming, perennial grass native to temperate coastal southeastern Asia.It forms extensive, velvety, green mats, spreading vigorousl...

Plant

Sea putat

Description: Trees to 25 m high with dense canopy and buttressed trunk. Leaves alternate, clustered at apex; lamina often 3040×5-15 cm, oblanceolate, obtuse, narrowed at the ...

Plant

Curtain fig

Curtain fig is an evergreen, small or medium-sized banyan tree with a dense, spreading crown; it can grow up to 25 metres tall and develope numerous slender aerial roots from the branches.

Insects

Tawny Coster

MaleUpperside-Forewing: a transverse black spot in cell, and another irregular, oblique and broader at the discocellulars; a discal ser...

Bulb-tentacle sea anemone

Short description -Tentacle up to 10 cm in length and are usually brown with bulb at or below the end. Tip of the tentacle is usually red with the equator of the bulb white....

Coral

Torch Coral

Forms dome-shaped colonies usually less than 1 m in diameter with large phaceloid corallites less than 3 cm in diameter. When a live, the several centimeters long, unbranched, brown tentacles easil...

Beaded sea anemone

Both the tentacles and oral disc ofbeaded anemone (Heteractis aurora) are brown or purplish. The tentacles reach 50 mm in length, may be sticky when touched, and can have tips of a m...