Fiji’s tropical dry forest contains an estimated 324 flora species, of which 310 are native to Fiji and 14 are introduced.
Today, forty percent of Fiji’s total land area is covered by natural forests, while along the coast, coconut groves are found in abundance. Currently, Fiji is home to over 3,000 flora species of which roughly one-third are endemic. Hundreds of fern species are found on Fiji as well as many varieties of orchids. Bamboo, mangroves and a number of aquatic plants can also be found on Fiji’s various islands.
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This 225 acre resort was once a 19th century Coconut Plantation and Katafanga is a Tongan word meaning “Smiling Beach”.
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