Welcome to the digital flora of Panama. You may access the taxonomic list of lianas, common trees, shrubs and palms by species name, family, or by their common names in Panama. There are for each species: a botanical description, photos, scans, drawings, and a distribution map showing its presence or absence in a series of floristic inventories and plots established by the Center for Tropical Forest Science in the Panama Canal watershed. A map of its distribution in the countries of Panama and its neighbor Costa Rica includes data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) network (http://www.gbif.org/). Some families include descriptions.