Keep your eyes open!
You never know what amazing plants you can find during the adventure trips at Caves Branch Jungle Lodge.
One of the plants that can be seen during your tours belongs to Gesneriaceae (commonly known as African Violet family). It grows on the cliffs and trees of the Black Hole drop.
It was officially named Alsobia baroniae in recognition of Ella Baron, Director of Caves Branch Botanical Garden, for her efforts in conservation of Belizean flora.
Enjoy your Botanical Adventures!
The Black Hole Drop- a Signature Caves Branch Lodge Adventure is one of the most fascinating & unique activities of Belize. The trails leading up to the natural karst limestone sinkhole is through the jungle which countless plants including the Gesneriaceae. We do not encourage visitors to tamper with native plants of any kind but you are welcome to take as many photos as you can of the simply amazing native flora of Belize.