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Galapagos vegetation chart

Galapagos vegetation chart: List of plant life and flora by zones and Island

Below is a vegetation chart indicating the location of plant life in the zones that are most visited by tourists. We have underlined the most common species.

Coastal Zone Dry or Arid Zone Humid Zone

Sesuvium
Mangle boton or button mangrove
Salt bush
Black Mangrove
White Mangrove
Red Mangrove
Maytenus
Nolana
Batis
Heliotrope
Shore Petunia (Cacabus)
Puncture Vine
Morning glory

Molluga
Alternantha
Portulacia
Poison Apple
Gloryblower
Espino
Passionflower
Tiquilia (Coldenia)
Chamaesya (spurge)
Lantana
Prickly pear (Opuntia)
Jasminocereus (Candelabra cactus)
Brachycereus (Lava cactus)
Palo santo (Bursera)
Chala (Croton)
Acacia
Mesquite
Matazarno
Parkinsonia (Palo verde)
Lycium
Cordia
Atriplex

Bananas
Mangoes
Mulberry
Butterfly weed
avocado
papaya
elephant grass
coffee
Quinine
balsa
Datura arborea
manihot root
bamboo
Lantana (exotic)
Ferns/Sedges
Guayabillo
Guayabo or guava
Lechoso (Scalesia) or sunflower tree
Pega pega
Cats Claw tree (Zanthophylum)
Tillandria
Justica
Bidens