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Index for the Letter "C"

NAME PHOTO OF LOCATION
cabbage tree flowering shrub Juan Fernandez Island
cabeza de angel tree calliandra Mesoamerica
cabezon flower type Andes
cacao fruit and flowers widespread from Neotropics
cacao flower widespread from Neotropics
Cacatua moluccensis rare cockatoo Spice Islands
Cacatua sulphurea birds eastern Indonesia
Cacaxtla archeological site Tlaxcola, Mexico
cacho de venado unusual alpine plant paramos of Colombia, Ecuador
Cacicus melanicterus yellow-wing cacique pacific of Mexico, Guatemala
cacique, yellow-wing black and yellow bird pacific of Mexico, Guatemala
cacti   Mesoamerica
cacti, large   southern Cordillera
cacti, small   southern Cordillera
cactus, candelabro plant north Chile, south Peru
cactus, tuna leaf, flower widespread
cactus, tuna plant, fruit widespread
cadillo odd flower Chile, Argentina
caecilians snake-like amphibians Neotropics
Caesalpinia angulata bush, pods, flowers Argentina, north Chile etc.
Caesalpinia bonduc nicker nut Carib, U.S. to Ecuador, coasts
Caesalpinia cacalaco flowering shrub southern Mexico origin
Caesalpinia decapetala big, thorny weed pantropical from India
Caesalpinia decapetala thorny, invasive shrub pantropical from India
Caesalpinia exostemma flowering tree southern Mexico to Nicaragua
Caesalpinia gilliesii bush, flowers widespread
Caesalpinia pulcherrima flowering shrub pantropical from Neotropics
Caesalpinia pulcherrima flava yellow peacock flower horticultural origin
Caesalpinia sappan medicinal tree southeast Asia origin
Caesalpinioids pea family division southern Cordillera
Caesalpinioids pea family division tropical Mesoamerica
cafecillos red berry Rubiaceae Latin American term
Caiman crocodilus caiman Neotropics
Caiman latirostris snouted caiman east Bolvia to Uruguay
caiman, black large skull of predator Amazon Basin
caiman, dwarf   Amazon Basin
caiman, spectacled crocodile Neotropics
Caiophora cirsiifolia nettle south central Peru
Caiophora coronata nettle flower Argentine altiplano
Caiophora coronata rock nettle Argentine altiplano
Caiophora rosulata taraxacoides rock nettle Argentine altiplano
Caiophora rosulata taraxacoides nettle bud Argentine altiplano
caiquen goose Patagonia
Cairina moschata muscovy duck Neotropics
calabacito tree fruit pod mesoamerican coasts
calabalcilla flower south Chile, Argentina
calabash large fruit pod Neotropics
calabash, black tree fruit pod mesoamerican coasts
calabash, Mexican large fruit pods Mexico to Costa Rica
Caladium bicolor colorful leaf plant widespread from Neotropics
calafate bushes, flowers, fruit Chile, Argentina mainly
calahuala plant, flowers Patagonia
Calandrinia affinis andean plant, flower south central, Chile, Argentina
Calandrinia colchaguensis andean plant, flower south central, Chile, Argentina
Calandrinia compressa flower Peru, Chile
Calandrinia litoralis? plant, flowers norte chico, Chile
Calandula officinalis edible flower widespread
Calanthe pulchra orchid Laos to Java
Calanthe transiens orchid from Mt. Kinabalu
Calathea altissima useful herb, flowers northern South America
Calathea burle-marxii unusual plant widespread from Brazil
Calathea capitata flowering herb western Amazon
Calathea crotalifera rattlesnake plant south Mexico to Peru
Calathea cylindrica flowering plant Brazilian origin
Calathea lancifolia patterned leaf Central America to Brazil
Calathea latifolia sweet corn root plant Panama to Brazil
Calathea loeseneri flowering herb western Amazon
Calathea lutea cigar plant neotropics
Calathea marantina flowering plant Ecuador, Peru
Calathea micans flowering herb Neotropics
Calathea roseopicta colorful plant western Amazon
Calathea veitchiana patterned leaves widely planted
Calathea warscewiczii usually a houseplant Costa Rica, Panama
Calathea zebrina basal flowers Neotropics
Calatola costaricensis odd tree seed south Mexico to Panama
Calbuco, Volcan mountain southern Chile
Calceolaria arachnoides flower central Chile
Calceolaria biflora plant, flowers south-central Chile
Calceolaria brunellifolia flower northern Andes
Calceolaria cana flower south, central Chile
Calceolaria corymbosa flowers central, south Chile
Calceolaria hypericina flowers central Andes
Calceolaria irazuensis mountain flower Costa Rica, Panama
Calceolaria lamiifolia highland flower Ecuador
Calceolaria lanceolata plant, flower southern Chile, Argentina
Calceolaria microbefaria flowering herb Costa Rica to Ecuador
Calceolaria morissi flowers central Chile
Calceolaria myriophylla plant, flower Peru
Calceolaria polyrrhiza plant, flower southern Chile, Argentina
Calceolaria purpurea flower central Chile
Calceolaria salicifolia flower Peru
Calceolaria teucrioides flowers alpine north Argentina.
Calceolaria thyrsiflora flower, leaves central Chile
Calceolaria tomentosa flower Peru
Calceolariaceae botanical family Mesoamerica
Calceolariaceae botanical family southern Cordillera
Calcycophyllum megistocaulum thin-bark tree western Amazon basin
calderona amarillo flowering bush south Mexico to Panama
Caldris alba shore bird widespread
Calea integrifolia flowering shrub Mexico, Central America
Caleta Cifuncho small bay Atacama coast
calibra medicinal plant Peru
calico butterfly   Neotropics
calico flower odd flowering vine Mexico to Costa Rica
Calidris mauri sandpiper Siberia to Peru
Calidris minutilla sandpiper Pacific coast
California fan palm a large palm` southwest U.S., Mexico
California poppy flower widespread
California quail   Chile, introduced
Caligo atreus butterfly Mexico to Peru
Caligo idomeneus giant owl butterfly Amazon region
Caligo memnon butterfly Mexico to Brazil
Caligo oedipus fruhstorferi a rare owl butterfly Panama
calla lily flowering aroid pantropic from sth. Africa
callampa de diablo giant puffball Chilean term
callampa de pino pine bolete widespread, Chile photo
callampas mushrooms Latin American term
calle-calle Chilean Iris southern Chile, Neuquen
Calliandra california Baja fairy duster north and central Mexico
Calliandra carbonaria flowering shrub highlands, Venezuala to Peru
Calliandra haematocephala red powder puff widespead
Calliandra houstoniana tree calliandra Mesoamerica
Calliandra surinamensis Surinam powderpuff widespread from Neotropics
Calliandra trinervia unusual pods Neotropics
Callicebus donacophilus monkey eastern Bolivia, Paraguay
Callicore cynosura 88 butterfly western Amazon
Callicore hydaspes skin-loving butterfly NE Argentina, Paragua, Brazil
Callipepla californica quail Chile, introduced
Callistemon viminalis flower widely planted
Callistremon citrinus bottlebrush flower widespread from Australia
Callithrix agrentata silvery marmoset eastern Bolivia, Brazil
Callithrix pygmaea smallest monkey western Amazon
Callosciurus prevosti squirrel southeast Asia
callumpa del diablo giant puffball central Chile
Calochortus barbatus upland lily Mexico
Calocitta formosa magpie-jay Mexico to Costa Rica
Calopogonium caeruleum flowering vine tropical Americas
Calotes versicolor lizard southeast Asia
Calotropis gigantea giant milkweed southeast Asian origin
Calotropis procera giant milkweed Afro-asian, now pantropical
Caltha sagittata andean plant widespread
caltrop botanical family southern Cordillera
caltrop botanical family Mesoamerica
Calvenas nicobarica unusual pigeon Asia, Pacific islands
Calvisia punctulata yellow stick insect Indonesia, Malaysia
Calyceraceae botanical famiy southern Cordillera
Calycolpus moritzianus flowering tree mountains, Venezuela to Ecuador
Calycophyllum candidissimum flowering tree Mexico to Ecuador
Calycophysum pedunculatum flowering vine northwestern South America
Calydorea xiphioides iris flower Chile
Calyptrogyne ghiesbreghtiana understory palm south Mexico to Panama
Calystegia sepium hedge bindweed widespread
Camaeleo dilepis chameleon subsaharan Africa
Camalote brownseed grass tropical Americas
Camaridium bradeorum orchid Costa Rica, Panama
camaron del rio enormous shrimp rivers of south Caribbean
Camelidae camel family South America
camelids, cameloids animals southern Cordillera
cameloid art prehistoric paintings Argentina
camomile, see chamomile    
Camp del Hierlo Norte icecap Patagonian Chile
Campanulaceae bell flower family tropical Mesoamerica
Campanulaceae harebell family southern Cordillera
Campephilus magellanicus woodpecker Patagonia
Camphephilus melanoleucos crimson woodpecker tropical South America
camping   Patagonia
Campsiandra comosa tree with floating seeds northern South America
Camptosema sp. flowers, long pods north-central Peru
Campyloneurum amphostenon strap fern Neotropical highlands
Campylopterus hemileucurus hummingbird Mexico to west Panama
Campylorhychus rufinucha rufous-naped wren south Mexico to Costa Rica
camwood African sandlewood` African origin
caña agria flora group central America
caña brava troublesome bamboo neotropics
caña del danta palm flowers Honduras to Colombia
canafistula macho flowering  senna tree widespread from Neotropics
Cananga oderata fragrant flower tree pantropical from Asia
canary pea flowering plant sub-saharan Africa
Canavalia maritima (rosea) flowers tropical beaches
candelabra (or candle) bush flower, pods pan-tropical
candelabro cactus large cactus north Chile, south Peru
candelilla flowering stick Mexico
candle tree elongated fruit Panama
candlebush medicinal shrub pantropical from Neotropics
candlenut tree, flowers pan-tropical
cane toad   Australian name
canelilla shrub, flower central, south Chile, Argentina
canelito firecracker plant Mexico to Ecuador
canelo tree, flowers south, central Chile, Argentina
canelo andino (enano) shrub, flowers southern Chile
cangrejos del rio river crabs southern Argentina
Canna indica flower, seed pods pan-tropical
Canna jaegeriana flowering herb Caribbean, tropical Andes
Canna tuerckheimii tall flowering herb south Mexico to Ecuador
Cannabis sativa popular weed eastern Europe origin
Cannaceae Canna Lily Family Central America
cannonball cactus   north coast, Chile
cannonball tree large fruit pantropical
cannonball tree large flower pantropical
canoe races giant canoes central Sumatra
cantabria odd beetle southern Chile
Cantua buxifolia important flower Peru, Bolivia
Cantua caerulea flower Peru, Bolivia
Cantua quercifolia flower Peru, Ecuador
caoba del pacifico mexican mahogany, pods Mexico to Costa Rica
capa prieta flowering tree Neotropics
capachito canoso flower central, southern Chile
capachito gigante flower Peru
capachito morado flower central Chile
capachitos flower type Latin America
Capanea grandiflora mountain flower Colombia, Ecuador
capao thorny cactus north coast Chile
cape honeysuckle yellow flower shrub south african origin
Cape Kalampunian   northernmost Borneo
cape tulip really an iris south african origin
cape weed invasive ground cover widespread from South Africa
capon lizard north Peru
Caprimulgus cayennensis nightjar (bird) Costa Rica to Brazil
Capsicum annuum hot peppers widespread from Mexico
capuchin monkey   Honduras to Colombia
capuchin, brown monkey Amazon basin
capuchin, white fronted monkey eastern Ecuador, mainly
capulin flowering tree, fruit widespread from Neotropics
capybara, lesser   mainly Panama
car bomb debris Peru
Caracara cheriway bird of prey Mexico to Venezuela
Caracara plancus bird southern Cordillera
caracara, mountain bird of prey Andes
caracara, northern crested bird of prey Mexico to Venezuela
caracara, southern bird southern Cordillera
caracara, yellow-headed large bird Neotropics
caracaras bird type southern Cordillera
caracols edible sea snails southern Chile
caragallos lobelia Arizona to Colombia
caraigre flowering shrub southern Mexico to Panama
carambola starfruit widespread
caraña strange tree pod Honduras to Ecuador
carana palm edible fruit Amazon basin
caraña tree unusual foliage neotropics
carancho bird southern Cordillera
carancho cordillerano alpine hawk Andes
carbon antlers unusual fungus very widespread
carbonillo flowering bush north-central Chile
carbonillo flower north-central Chile
carda teasel weed widespread
cardilla saffron thistle widespread
cardinal's guard flower Cuba
Cardiospermum halicacabum balloon vine Cuba
Cardiospermum halicacabum microcarpum ballon vine widespread
Cardiospermum sp. balloon vine Peru, widespread
cardo comun thistle widespread
cardo grande giant mountain thistle south Mexico to west Panama
cardo mariano thistle plant, leaves widespread
cardo mariano thistle flower widespread
cardo negro bull thistle widespread
cardo penquero thistle, edible weed widespread
cardo ruso a tumbleweed south Chile, Argentina
cardo santo poppy widespread
cardon grande large cactus northwest Argentina
cardoncillo bromalid south-central Chile
cardoon thistle, edible weed widespread
Carduus nutans musk thistle widespread weed
Carduus thoemeri musk thistle widespread
Carex jamesonii dark seed sedge neotropical highlands
cargueja plant, flowers east of Cordillera
Carica papaya male flowers neotropical
Carica papaya fruit neotropical
Caricaceae papaya family neotropical
Carlowrightiana arizonica Arizona Wrightwort southern U.S. to Costa Rica
Carludovica palmata fruiting body Mexico to Boliva
Carludovica palmata Panama hat palm Mexico to Bolivia
carnations plant family southern Cordillera
carpintero araucano woodpecker Chile, adjacent Argentina
carpintero arcoiris colorful woodpecker SE Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina
carpintero crestirrojo lineated woodpecker Neotropics
carpintero habado red-crowned woodpecker Costa Rica to Venezuela
carpintero negro woodpecker Patagonia
Carpobrotus chilensis coastal flower widespread
Carpobrotus edulis yellow flower widespread
Carpobrotus edulis pink flower widespread
Carpotroche platyptera strange tree pod Honduras to Ecuador
carptentero bellotero woodpecker south U.S. to Colombia
carrao bird tropical Americas
carricillo bindweed widespread
Carrisa macrocarpa fruit widespread from Sth. Africa
Carrisa macrocarpa flowers widespread from Sth. Africa
carrot family   southern Cordillera
carrot family   tropical Mesoamerica
carrot, wild weed widespread
Carruanthus ringens flowering succulent southernmost Africa
Carthamus lanatus saffron thistle widespread
cartilage lichen a strap lichen widespread
cartucho foxglove widespread
Caryophyllaceae pink family southern Cordillera
Caryophyllales botanical order mesoamerica
Caryophyllales botancial order Indonesia, etc.
Caryota no giant fishtail palm Borneo
Caryota urens fire palm southeast Asia
cas popular fruit widespread from Mesoamerica
cascabel mudo mute rattler Nicaragua to Ecuador
cascabel mudo large, venomous viper neotropics
cascalote flowering shrub southern Mexico origin
Casearia guianensis Guyanese wild coffee flowers northern Neotropics
Casearia obovalis tree fruit mainly amazonian
cashew botanical family southern cordillera
cashew nut, fruit now pantropical
cashew flower now pantropical
caspian tern   widespread
cassava root vegetable widespread
cassava preparation toasting to remove cyanide Amazon
Cassia alata flower, pods pan-tropical
Cassia siamea flowering tree, pods southeast Asia
Cassipourea elliptica flowering tree Caribbean, etc. coasts
cassowary large bird New Guinea, etc
Castanea sativa chestnut flower widespread
castaño de guinea tree, pods widespread from Neotropics
castaño de guinea large flower widespread from Neotropics
caster oil plant pods widespread
caster oil plant flowers widespread
caster oil plant plant widespread
Castilla elastica a rubber tree fruit Mesoamerica
Castilleja arvensis indian paintbrush Neotropics
Castilleja fissifolia indian paintbrush paramos, Colombia, Ecuador
Castilleja irasuensis indian paintbrush mountains, Costa Rica
Castilleja peruviana herb, paintbrush western mountains of Peru
Castilleja pumila unusual paintbrush alpine Peru
Castilleja talamancensis indian paintbrush Costa Rica, Panama
castillo ruin Chichen Itza, Mexico
Castillo, Cerro mountain southern Chile
Castillo, Cerro mountain Chile-Argentina border
Casuarius casuarius large bird New Guinea, etc.
cat snake, black headed   Thailand to Java
cat snake, yellow banded   southeast Asia
Cataracta del Toro falls Costa Rica
Cataractas de Aguas Azul falls Mexico
catclaw thorny, invasive shrub pantropical from India
catclaw climber vine, flowers northeastern Cordillera
Catedral de la Havana Cathedral Havana
catfish, spotted   Amazon River
Catharellus cibarius chantrelle mushroom widespread
Cathartes aura turkey vulture widespread
Cathartes burrovianus yellow-head vulture Neotropics
Catholic Church   southern Cordillera
Catonephele acontius firewing butterfly central, northern South America
Catoptrophorus semipalmatus bird (willet) widespread
cat's ear, hairy invasive weed widespread
cattle egret bird very widespead
Cattleya lobata alba white orchid eastern Brazil
Cattleya lundi epiphytic orchid east Bolivia to north Argentina
Cattleya trianae national flower of Colombia Colombian mountains
Caucaea cucullata epiphytic orchid Ecuador
caucho rubber tree fruit Mesoamerica
caujero ant housing shrub Costa Rica to Brazil
Caunahue River canyon southern Chile
cauquen cabeza-gris ashy-headed goose patagonian highlands
Cavanillesia platanifolia large tree Nicaragua to Peru
cave cockroach large cockroach Cuba
Cave of Hands pictograph site southern Argentina
Cave of Hands pictograph site southern Chile
Cave of the Virgins petroglyphs Easter Island
Cavendishia allenii flowering shrub Central Panama
Cavendishia bracteata flowering shrub neotropical cordillera
Cavendishia callista flowering shub northern Neotropics
cayena hibiscus flowers mesoamerican term
cazahuate tree morning glory southern Mexico
cebil tree, flowers northeastern Andes
cebollin purpurea flower central Chile
Cebus albifrons cuscinus white-fronted capuchin eastern Ecuador, mainly
Cebus apella brown capuchin monkey Amazon basin
Cebus capucinus capuchin monkey Honduras to Colombia
Cecropia insignis important tree Costa Rica to Ecuador
Cecropia latiloba flood plain tree mainly Amazon
Cecropia obtusifolia major tree Mexico to Ecuador
Cecropia pinnatiloba tree southern Neotropics
Cecropia polyphlebia mountain tree Costa Rica, Panama
Cecropia sciadophylla widespread tree tropical South America
Cecropia telenitida white-topped tree Colombia, Peru
Cedrela odorata tree of aromatic wood Neotropics
Cedrelinga cateniformis tree western Amazon
cedro americano tree of aromatic wood Neotropics
cedron del monte flowering bush widespread
Ceiba chodatii spectacular tree northeast Cordillera
Ceiba pentandra kapok tree pantropical from Neotropics
Ceiba pentandra tree cotton Peru, etc.
Ceiba speciosa flower northeast Cordillera
Ceiba speciosa cotton northeast Cordillera
Ceiba speciosa pods northeast Cordillera
Ceiba speciosa spectacular tree northeast Cordillera
Ceiba speciosa bark, thorns northeast Cordillera
ceibo Argentine national flower  
ceibo salteño (or jujeño) tree, flowers northwest Argentina, Bolivia
Celastraceae botanical family southern Cordillera
Celeus loricatus woodpecker Nicaragua to Colombia
cellulose mill   Constitucion, Chile
Celosia cristata plant, flower now pan-tropical
celt, Arawak ceremonial ax Caribbean
Cementario de Aconcagua cemetery for climbers Argentina
Cenchrus incertus a burr grass widespread
Cenchrus spinifex sandburr beaches, US to Panama
cenicero large flower Panama to Brazil
cenizaro rain tree flower Neotropics
cenote, sagrada sacred pond Chichen Itza, Mexico
Centaurea calcitrapa star-thistle Argentina, central Chile
Centaurea chilensis flower central and northern Chile
Centaurea cyanus bachelor buttons Patagonia from Europe
centipede red legged Sumatra
Centradenia inaequilateralis flowering shrub south Mexico to Panama
central american boa large snake Mexico to Colombia
Centratherum puctatum larkdaisy southeast Brasil, Argentina
Centropogon ferrugineus flowering bush Guatemala to Peru
Centropogon grandidentatus flowering bush south Mexico, Guatemala
Centropogon granulosus flowering bush Costa Rica to Peru
Centropogon solanifolius flowering bush Costa Rica to Venezuela
Centropogon talamancensis flowering bush Costa Rica, west Panama
Centrosema macrocarpum attractive butterfly pea neotropical
Centrosema molle soft butterfly pea widespread from Neotropics
Centrosema pubescens butterfly pea flower widespread from Neotropics
cenzontle tropical tropical mockingbird Mexico to Brazil
cepa caballo medicinal plant southern Cordillera
Cephalanthus occidentalis buttonwood flowers

south U.S. to Honduras

Cephalocereus senilis oldman cactus Mexico
ceplukan fruit in pods Indonesian name
Cerambycidae beetle (family) Sumatra
cerastio flower type southern Cordillera
Cerastium arvense weed widespread
Cerastium fontanum weed widespread
Cerastium glomeratus weed widespread
Cerastium humifusum plant, flower central Andes
Ceratophyrs ornata very strange frog Brazil to northern Argentina
Ceratostema alatum flowering shrub Ecuadorian Andes
Ceratotheca triloba south african foxglove southeastern Africa
Ceratozamia hildae bamboo cycad Mexico
Ceratozamia robusta cycad Mexico, Guatemala
ceremony   southern Cordillera
Cereus hexagonus night blooming cacuts northern South America
ceriman monstrosa vine pantropical from Americas
cernicalo kestrel widespread
Ceroglossus chilensis metallic beetle Chile
Ceroxylon quindiuense world's tallest palm Colombia highlands
Cerro Aconcagua highest mountain Argentina
Cerro Altar mountain near Santiago, Chile
Cerro Apuntiagujo mountain souhern Chile
Cerro Arenales mountain Patagonian Chile
Cerro Belgrano mountain La Rioja, Argentina
Cerro Castillo mountain Chile-Argentine border
Cerro Castillo mountain southern Chile
Cerro Chalten mountain (Fitzroy) Patagonian Argentina
Cerro Chivo mountain Chubut Prov., Argentina
Cerro Cuerno mountain Adjacent to Aconcagua
Cerro Dos Picos mountain

southern Argentina

Cerro Fitzroy mountain Patagonian Argentina
Cerro Jeria mountain Chile-Argentine border
Cerro la Compana summit graffiti Chile
Cerro la Parva mountain group Portillos, Chile
Cerro McKay mountain Coihaique, south Chile
Cerro Melimoyu volcano southern Chile
Cerro Mismi mountain southern Peru
Cerro Morado mountain near Santiago, Chile
Cerro San Lorenzo mountain Chile-Argentina, south
Cerro Sta. Elena mountain Chile, Rio Teno area
Cerro Torre rock tower Patagonian Argentina
Cerro Tres Monjas mountain group Chile-Argentine border, south
Cerro Tres Picos mountain group southern Argentina
Cerro Tres Torres mountain group southern Argentina
Cerro Tupungato high mountain Chile-Argentine border
Cerro Ventisquero mountain Chile-Argentine border, south
Ceryle alcyon kingfisher north, central America
Ceryle torquata kingfisher Patagonia
Cespidesia spathulata neotropical tree Neotropics
Cestrum aurantiacum yellow flowered shrub south Mexico to west Panama
Cestrum elegans flowering shrub northern Mesoamerica
Cestrum fasciculatum flowering shrub Mexican origin
Cestrum mutisii tree, black fruit northwest South America
Cestrum parqui shrub southern Cordillera
Cestrum parqui flowers southern Cordillera
Chacabuco, Puerto port Patagonian Chile
chacay Discaria shrubs mainly Chile
chachalaca, grey-headed large bird Honduras to Panama
chachalaca, west mexican a large bird southwest Mexico
Chaetanthera chilensis alpine flower central Andes
Chaetanthera glabrata flower coastal Chile
Chaetanthera sphaeroidalis? high altitude plant Andes
Chaetoleptis alpina mountain plant northern Colombia
Chaetoleptis cufodontisii mountain plant Costa Rica paramos
Chaetophractus villosus armadillo southern Argentina
chagual del jote bromalid deserts of Chile, Argentina
chagual, blue flowered large bromeliad central Chile
chagual, green flowered large bromeliad central Chile
chagual, yellow flowered large bromeliad south-central Chile
chaguales large bromeliads Chile
chagualillo bromalid flower central Chile coasts
Chalcosoma atlas large beetle southeast Asia
Chalcosoma moellenkampi large beetle western Indonesia
chalice vine large-flowered liana south Mexico to Panama
Chalybura buffonii hummingbird Colombia, Panama
Chamaecrista nictitans sensitive pea bush widespread from Neotropics
Chamaedorea angustifolia palm, fruit Bolvia, Peru, western Brazil
Chamaedorea deckeriana understory palm Costa Rica, Panama
Chamaedorea metallica palm southern Mexico
Chamaedorea microspadix hardy bamboo palm eastern Mexico
Chamaedorea pinnatifrons palm, flowers Andes, Mexico to Bolivia
Chamaedorea tepejilote palm, fruit south Mexico to Colombia
Chamaedorea pinnatifrons palm fruit Andes, Mexico to Bolivia
Chamaepetes unicolor guan (bird) Costa Rica, Panama
chambira palm fruit   Amazon, Colombia to Peru
chambuco edible fruit southern Amazon
chameleon, flap-neck   subsaharan Africa
chamico datura pods widespread
chamico datura plant widespread
chamico insecticidal herb widespread from Peru
chamiza flowers north, central Chile
chamomile medicinal plant widespread
chamomile, German medicinal plant widespread
chamomilla medicinal plant widespread
chañar tree, fruit Peru, north Chile, Argentina
Chañaral harbor   northern Chile
chanchlagua marsh plant widespread
chandalier vines Mucuna genus Neotropical
changeable lizard   southeast Asia
chantrelles edible fungi widespread
chapir plant central Andes
chaquihue tree flower southern Chile
chaquilulo flowering shrub mountains, Panama to Peru
Charadrius nivosus shore bird Pacific coast
Charadrius vociferus bird (killdeer) widespread
Charaxes brutus natalensis butterfly east Africa
charrua nettle flower Argentine altiplano
Chartergus globiventris bell wasp nest Amazon region
chaura plant type southern Cordillera
cheeses common mallow widespread
cheeseweed mallow weed widespread
Cheilanthes myriophylla lace fern Mexico to Argentina
Chelonoidis carbonaria red-footed tortoise Panama to Argentina
Chelonoidis denticulata yellow-footed tortise South America
Chelus fimbriatus bizarre turtle Amazon basin
chenille plant odd flowers widely planted
Chenopodiaceae goosefoot family southern Cordillera
Chenopodium ambrosioides medicinal herb Latin America
Chenopodium philippianum plant central Andes
cherry pie heliotrope flowering bush widespread from Peru
chess in a market Sumatra
chestnut-bellied sand grouse desert bird Africa to India
chestnut-breasted malkoha unusual bird Burma to Java
chestnut-capped brush-finch   Mexico to Peru
chestnut-eared aricari large-billed bird Ecuador to northeast Argentina
chewstick vine Neotropics
Chiasognathus granti odd beetle southern Chile
chicalote prickley poppy Mexican term
Chichen Itza archeological site Yucatan, Mexico
chichicaste grande giant nettle Panama
chicken feet market Indonesia, etc.
chicken of the woods edible polypore fungus widespread
chickweed, field weed widespread
chickweed, mouse ear weed widespread
chickweeds plant type southern Cordillera
chicle latex used for gum Mesoamerica
chicle muyu thorny tree trunk Ecuador
chicorea chicory widespread
chicory handsome weed widespread
chidra Panama hat palm Mexico to Bolivia
chidra fruiting body Mexico to Bolivia
chigger bites   Central America
chiggery grapes white berries mainly Mexico
chiguarnco thrush bird altiplano
chilca de Magellanes flowering mat Patagonia
chilco, chilca flowering bush Patagonia
chile loco hot peppers mesoamerican term
Chilean (wine) palm   central Chile
Chilean coup    
Chilean flamingo   altiplano
Chilean guava strawberry flavored south, central Chile, Argentina
Chilean lantern flower tree flower southern Chile
chilean mesquite tree, flowers north Chile, Argentina, etc.
Chilean military    
Chilean oxalis flower south, central Chile, Argentina
Chilean potatoe tree flowers southern Chile
Chilean recluse spider   widespread
Chilean rhubarb gunnera central, south Chile, Argentina
Chilean rose tarantula   Chile
Chilean wineberry tree fruit south, central Chile, Argentina
chilenito cactus cactus, flowers north coast, Chile
chili pepper fuchsia flowering shrub, fruit Mexico to Costa Rica
chili, red   Chile
Chiliotrichum diffusum white daisy patagonia
chilla fox widespread
Chiloe ferry   southern Chile
chiloe wigeon duck Chile, Argentina
Chilopsis linearis flowering bush southern U.S., Mexico
chilte giant nettle, flower Peru, Bolivia, NW Argentina
chilte giant nettle, plant Peru, Bolivia, NW Argentina
chiltepin type of hot pepper widespread from Mexico
Chimango caracara bird southern Cordillera
Chimborazo volcano Ecuador's highest mountain
chinche del monte stinkbug Central America
chinche molle smelly bug high Andes
chinchemolle smelly bug high Andes
chinchircuma thorny plant Peru
chinchircuma flower Peru
chincol sparrow widespread
chiñe gumweeds southern Cordillera
chinese hat plant flower widely planted
Chinge real andean skunk Peruvian mountains
chinita flower type Andes
Chionanthus pubescens Ecuador national tree Colombia to Peru
Chipana, Punta point Atacama coast
chipluan tomatillo pan-tropical
chirahui boat-spine acacia Mexico origin
Chiranthodendron pentadactylon devil's hand pods southern Mexico, Guatemala
chirihue verdosa finch Atacaman Andes
chiripique flowering herb mountains, Colombia to Peru
Chironius carinatus Amazonian whipsnake Costa Rica to Brazil
Chironius exoletus long, green snake neotropics
chirrador flowering bush Andes
Chirripo, Cerro mountain summit highest in Costa Rica
chite alpine flower Colombia, Ecuador
Chitlaltepetl high volcanoe Mexico
Chivo, Cerro mountain Chubut Prov., Argentina
Chlamydosaurus kingii frilled lizard New Guinea, Australia
Chloephaga melanoptera goose Andes
Chloephaga picta goose Patagonia
Chloephaga poliocephala ashy-headed goose patagonian highlands
Chloraea alpina alpine orchid southern Andes
Chloraea chrysantha orchid Chile
Chloreuptychia agatha blue ringlet butterfly Amazon basin
Chloris canterae wildmill grass Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina
Chlorophonia cyanea colorful birds northern South America
Chlorospingus ophthalmicus bush-tanager Neotropics
Chlosyne hippodrome butterfly Central America
chocho lupines southern Cordillera
choclo corn Chile
chocolate orchid flower Cuba
chocuaco green heron Canada to Panama
Choisya ternata scented flower sth US, Mexico
Choloepus didactylus two-toed sloth Nicaragua to Bolivia
Cholula pyramid archeological site central Mexioc
chontaduro peach palm Neotropics
choreque negro butterfly pea mesoamerican term
chorlo nevado shore bird Pacific coast
choro zapato giant mussel coastal Chile
Choromytilus chorus giant mussel coastal Chile
Chorro de la Vieja waterfall Chile
Chromolaena oderata triffid weed aggressive pantropical
Chromolaena opadoclina flowering weed southern Mexico
Chrysanthemum coronarium weedy flower widespread
Chrysanthemum parthenium medicinal weed widespread
chrysanthemum, garland weedy flower widespread
Chrysobalanus icaco cocoplum flower tropical coasts
Chrysochlamys glauca tree fruit Nicaragua to Colombia
Chrysochlamys sp. unusual fruit Ecuador
Chrysothemis pulchella flowering herb Costa Rica to Ecuador
Chrysuronia oenone hummingbird Venezuela to Bolivia
chulta large fruit southeast Asia
chulta elephant apple southeast Asia
chuncho owl Patagonia
chupa-chupa vine, flowers central, south Chile, Argentina
chupalla spiny plant south, central Chile, Argentina
chupa-poto vine, flowers central, south Chile, Argentina
chupli flowering shrub central, south Chile
Chuquicamata mine, plant,town northern Chile
Chuquiraga avellanedae flowering bush central, south Argentina
Chuquiraga erinaceae flowering bush Bolivia, western Argentina
Chuquiraga jussieui flowering bush high Andes, Colombia, Ecuador
Chuquiraga oppositifolia flowering bush Andes
Chuquiraga spinosa thorny bush Peruvian mountains
churches   southern Cordillera
churcu, violet flowering bush Ecuador, Peru
churque tree, flowers, thorns southern Cordillera
churra blanca nettle flower Argentine altiplano
churra blanca rock nettle Argentine altiplano
churra roja nettle bud Argentine altiplano
churra roja rock nettle Argentina altiplano
churrete bird south, central Chile
Chusquea troublesome bamboo neotropics
Chusquea scandens thicket forming bamboo neotropical highlands
Chusquea sp. Chilean bamboo southern Chile
cicada chimneys clay towers Amazon region
cicada, giant   Sumatra
cichlid, blue follower colorful fish Lake Malawi, Africa
cichlid, peacock variable fish Lake Malawi, Africa
Cichlidae tilapia fish family widespread
Ciconia abdimii abdim's stork sub saharan Africa
Ciconia maguari stork widespread
Ciconia stormi distant stork Sabah
Ciconiiformis botanical Order, birds Central America
Cicorium intybus chicory widespread
ciervo volante odd beetle southern Chile
cigar plant flowering shrub Mexico, Caribbean
cigueña de cabeza pelada wood stork widely distributed
cigueñuela cuellinegro stilt U.S. to Chile
Cinchona pubescens quinine tree flowers widespread from Neotropics
Cinclodes patagonicus bird south, central Chile
cinco llagas red and yellow marigold mainly southern Mexico
cinco negritos lantanas mesoamerican term
cinereous harrier bird of prey Chile, Argentina
Cinnamomum sp. cinnamon widespread
cinnamon bush, bark widespread
cinnamon dove (dead) Mexico to Argentina
cinnamon woodpecker   Nicaragua to Colombia
cipluan, ciplukan tomatillo pan-tropical
cipres del cordillera tree south, central Chile, Argentina
cipresillo escallonia flowers Colombia to Argentina
Circus cinereus bird of prey Chile, Argentina
Cirsium arvense creeping thistle Chile from Eurasia
Cirsium subcoriaceum giant mountain thistle south Mexico to west Panama
Cirsium vulgare bull thistle widespread
ciruelillo pods southern Chile, Argentina
ciruelillo flower southern Chile, Argentina
cisne coscoroba swan Argentina, coastal Chile
cisne de cuello negro swan Chile, Argentina
cisnes swans southern Cordillera
Cissopis leverianus magpie tanager tropical South America
Cissus erosa unusual vine Neotropics
Cistanthe amarantoides plant north Chile, Peru
Cistanthe celosioides plant, flower, seeds Atacama desert
Cistanthe grandiflora flower Chile
Cistanthe sp., mystery plant, flowers coastal rocks, norte chico
Citharexylum caudatum fruit raceme Mesoamerica, Caribbean
Citharexylum donnell-smithii fruit racemes Mesoamerica
citron-crested cockatoo birds eastern Indonesia
citrus family botanical family southern Cordillera
citrus family botanical family central America
Citrus limon lemon flower widespread
Citrus maxima flower now widespread
Citrus maxima (or grandis) an Asian fruit now widespread
citrus scented marigold   southern Mexico, Guatemala
citrus x sinensis orange tree, fruit pantropical hybrid
cizaña star-thistle Argentina, central Chile
Cladium bicolor colorful leaf aroid now widespread
Cladonia cervicornis pagoda lichen widespread, cool climates
clam shell orchid   northern Neotropics
clamidosaurio frilled lizard New Guinea, Australia
clarin, clarincillo vine, flower south Chile, Argentina
Clarisia racemosa tree with orange markings mainly Amazon basin
Clarkia tenella variable plant central, south Chile
clash of cultures   central America
clavel de campo naranjo flowering vine south, central Chile
clavel de campo rosado flowering vine south, central Chile
clavel del monte small, handsome flower southern US, Mexico
clavelillo noxious weed Bolivia, Argentina
clavellin de la playa weedy herb pantropical, coastal
Clavija costaricana shrub, fruit Honduras to Costa Rica
clavillo firecracker bush Mexican origin
clavo de olor flower north-central Chile
clay-colored robin (thrush) Costa Rican nat. bird Texas to Colombia
clearwing butterfly   Columbia to Bolivia
Cleistocactus baumannii cactus, flowers Bolivia, northwest Argentina
Cleistocactus baumannii flavispinus cactus, flowers Bolivia, northwest Argentina
Cleistocactus candelilla cactus, flowers Bolivia
Cleistocactus fieldianus flowering cactus central Peru
Cleistocactus hyalacanthus large cactus, flowers northwestern Argentina
Cleistocactus hyalacanthus cactus northwest Argentine Andes
Cleistocactus plagiostoma flowering cactus Peru
Cleistocactus smaragdiflorus colorful cactus Argentina, Bolivia
Cleistocactus strausii fuzzy cactus Bolivia
Cleistocactus tarijensis large cactus, flowers Bolivia
Cleistocactus winterii reclining cactus, flowers Bolivia
Clematis dioica flowering vine, seeds Neotropics
Clematis montevidensis unusual vine seeds widespread
Clematis montevidensis vine flower widespread
Cleomaceae plant family Mesoamerica
Cleome anomala unusual plant highlands, Colombia, Ecuador
Cleome gynandra nutrative shrub, flowers pantropical
Cleome gynandra shona cabbage flower pantropical from Africa
Cleome hirta purple mouse-whiskers Africa, central latitudes
Cleome parviflora flowering plant Neotropics
Clerodendron thomsoniae bleeding heart vine African origin, widespread
Clerodendrum fallax flowering shrub pan-tropical
Clerodendrum paniculatum pagoda flower pan-tropical
Clerodendrum paniculatum pagoda plant pan-tropical
Clerodendrum speciosissimum flowering shrub pan-tropical
Clethra mexicana flowering shrub Mexico to Panama
Clethra suaveolens scented clethra tree south Mexico to Panama
Clibadium leiocarpum weedy shrub Nicaragua to Panama
Clibadium sylvestre fish-stunning liana Costa Rica to Peru
Clidemia dentata shrub, berries Neotropics
Clidemia hirta invasive bush pandemic from Neotropics
Clitoria fairchildiana flower of a pea tree tropical South America
Clitoria macrophylla flowering vine southeast Asia
clouded leopard   southeast Asia
clover, alsike flowers widespread
clover, red plant widespread
clover, sour plant widespread
clover, sweet white plant widespread
clover, sweet yellow plant widespread
clover, white plant widespread
clown fish, false   southeast Asia
Clusia croatii flowering tree Nicaragua to Panama
Clusia octopetala tree, fruit Colombian mountains
Clusia pod printing on cloth eastern Ecuador
Clusia rosea autograph tree fruit widespread from neotropics
Clusia rosea autograph tree flower widespread from neotropics
Clusiaceae botanical family Central America
cluster figs tree, fruit India to Australia
Cnidoscolus urens strong nettle Mexico to Peru
coaba de Honduras honduran mahogany tree Mexico to Bolvia
coati, coatimundo animal Arizona to Ecuador
Cobaea scandens large flower vine pantropical from Mesoamerica
coca leaves   altiplano
Coca plant fruit and flower  
coca plantation   Peru
Coccinia adoensis vine fruit eastern Africa
Coccocypselum herbaceum plant, blue fruit south Mexico to Colombia
Coccoloba uvifera beach grape fruit Cuba
cochayuyo edible kelp Chile and Peru
cochineal cactus bug, dye widespread
Cochlearius cochlearius boat-billed heron south Mexico to south Brazil
Cochliostema odoratissima perfumed flower Nicaragua to Ecuador
Cochlospermum vitifolia flowering tree northern Neotropics origen
Cochorus sp. jute genus widespread
Cochrane Lake   Patagonian Chile
cock of the rock colorful bird widespread
cockatoo, citron-crested birds eastern Indonesia
cockatoo, great black large bird New Guinea, etc.
cockatoo, Moluccan rare bird Spice Islands
cockatoo, palm large bird New Guinea, etc.
cockatoo, salmon-crested rare bird Spice Islands
cockatoo, sulphur-crested birds eastern Indonesia
cockle shell orchid   Caribbean, Neotropics
cockroach   Sumatra
cockroach berry thorny solanum fruit Neotropics, scattered
cockroach, giant or cave   Cuba
cockroach, wood   Sumatra
coco cabuyo unusual tree pod Nicaragua to Bolivia
cocoa de mono tree, flower, pod Nicaragua to Panama
cocoa pods   pantropical from Neotropics
cocoa seeds chocolate source pantropical from Neotropics
coconut   pantropical
coconut flower   pantropical
coconut palm   pantropical
Cocos nucifera coconut palm pantropical
codorniz quail Chile, introduced
Coeligena phalerata hummingbird Santa Marta Mtns, Colombia
Coelogyne (verrucosa) orchid Borneo
Coelogyne papillosa orchid from Mt. Kinabalu
Coenobita brevimanus land hermit crab widespread
Coenogonium linkii frilly lichen trop. Americas, SE Asia
Coereba flaveola bananaquit (bird) tropical America
Coffea arabica coffee berry pantropical
Coffea arabica coffee flower pantropical
coffee family Rubiaceae southern Cordillera
coffee family Rubiaceae tropical Mesoamerica
coicopihue flowering shrub southern Chile
coigue southern beech south Chile, Argentina
Coipo nutria widespread
coiron llama grass Argentine steppes
Coix lacryma-jobi large seed grass  pantropical
Cojiba, Puerto abandoned port Atacama Chile
Cojoba arborea unusual pod, seeds Mexico, Carib. to Ecuador
Cojoba rufescens unusual tree pod Costa Rica to Ecuador
coke kilns   Chile
Cola acuminata kola nut flower widespread from Africa
cola de zorro grass Argentine steppes
cola de zorro large grass altiplano, etc.
cola paloma understory shrub, flower neotropics
cola pichi spiny plant, circles Patagonia
Colaptes pitius Chilean flicker Chile, adjacent Argentina
Colbun, Embalse reservoir Chile
Colca River river and canyon southern Peru
colchon de agua alpine mat plant Andes, Colombia to Bolivia
colchon de la suergra spiny mat plants Andes, Altiplano
Coleta el Manzano bay southern Chile
colibri insigne hummingbird Costa Rica, Panama
colibri magnifico hummingird south US to Panama
colibri pechiazul hummingbird Nicaragua to Colombia
Colibri thalassinus hummingbird Neotropical highlands
Colibria coruscans hummingbird Venezuela to Bolivia
Coligue, aguilar sector petroglyph area Chile
Coligue, zorro sector petroglyph area Chile
colihue Chilean bamboo southern Chile
collared aracari large bird Central America
collared forest falcon bird of prey Mexico to northern Argentina
collared peccary wild pig-like widespread
Colletia hystrix thorny plant Chile, Argentina
Colletia paradoxa strange and spiny plant SE Brazil, Uruguay, NE Argentina
Colletia spinosa thorny plant Chile, Argentina
Colletia spinosissima thorny plant, flower most of southern Cordillera
Colletia ulicina thorny plant, flower central Chile
Colliguaja integerrima plant, fruit central, south Chile, Argentina
Colliguaja odorifera fruit central Chile to Peru
Colliguaja odorifera plant, flower central Chile to Peru
colliguay plant type southern Cordillera
Colocasia gigantea elphant ear plant southeast Asia
coloradillo bites chiggers Central America
colossal heads Olmec art southern Mexico
Colossoma macropomum large fish Amazon and Orinoco drainages
Colostethus flotator frog Costa Rica, Panama
Colpolophaga sp. black grasshopper Colombian Amazon photo
Columbidae dove family Central America
Columbina talpacoti dove Mexico to Argentina
columbine, mexican   widely planted from Mexico
Columelliaceae defunct botanical family southern Cordillera
Columnea cruenta colorful leaves Panama
Columnea lepidocaulis epiphytic plant Costa Rica
Columnea linearis epiphytic shrub Honduras to Costa Rica
Columnea rubricaulis goldfish bush Venezuela to Ecuador
Columnea sanguinolenta flowering epiphyte Costa Rica, Panama
Columnea villosissima hairy shrub Colombia to Peru
Columnea zebrina flowering epiphyte Costa Rica, Panama
Comarostaphylis arbutoides heath tree, fruit neotropical cordilleras
Comarostaphylis arbutoides heath tree, flowers neotropical cordilleras
Comarostaphylis discolor heath bush southern Mexico
Comarostaphylis pyrifolia heath bush southern Mexico
comb duck odd water fowl widespread in tropics
Combretum punctatum shrub, outstanding flowers widespread in tropics
cometocino, black-hooded bird widespread
cometocino, grey-hooded bird Chile, Argentina
Comite de Cooperation para Paz during the coup Santiago
Commelina africana yellow dayflower sub-saharan Africa
Commelina coelestris spiderwort flower Mexico
Commelina erecta flowering herb widespread
Commelinaceae spiderwort family mesoamerica
community spider web huge web tropical South America
Compositae, see Asteraceae    
Conanthera biflora Chilean flower central Chile
Conanthera trimaculata Chilean flower south-central Chile
Concepcion, Volcan volcano Nicaragua
Concholepas concholepas loco shells Chile, Peru
conchudo a viburnum bush Costa Rica, Panama highlands
condiments in market Indonesia, etc.
condor large bird southern Andes
cone ginger flowers, plants pan-tropical
Conepatus chinga rex andean skunk Peruvian mountains
Conepatus humboldtii hog nosed skunks southern Cordillera, etc.
congio fish southern Chile
congo cockatoo plant flowering shrub tropical Africa
Conium maculatum stems widespread
Conium maculatum poison hemlock widespread
conk, white fungus south Chile
conks hard shelf fungi in Mesoamerica
Conophytum novicium flowering succulent Southern Africa
Conostegia rufescens shrub Costa Rica - Ecuador, Carib
Conostegia subcrustulata flowering bush Nicaragua to Ecuador
Conostegia xalapensis flowering bush northern Neotropics
conoto negro crested weaverbird tropical South America
conservation issues   southern Cordillera
contulmo flowering tree southern Chile
Convento Antiguo Sn. Francisco archeological museum Grenada, Nicaragua
Convolvulaceae morning glory family tropical Mesoamerica
Convolvulaceae morning glory family southern Cordillera
Convolvulus arvensis bindweed widespread
Convolvulus chilensis morning glorly most of Chile
Cookeina cf. speciosa brown cup fungus uncertain
Cookeina sulcipes cup fungus widespread in tropics
Cookeina tricholoma hairy cup fungus pantropical
cooking, Iban   Sarawak
coot, giant andean lakes altiplano
copa de oro large liana flower south Mexico to Panama
copa-copa weed scattered locations
copal tree sap incense indigenous neotropics
Copiapoa humilis flowering cactus Atacama of Chile
Copiapoa krainziana cannon-ball cactus Atacaman Chile
copihue Chilean national flower southern Chile
copoazu large fruit Colombia, northwest Amazon
copper iceplant red flowered succulent southeastern Africa
Coprinellus disseminatus fairy bonnet mushrooms widespread
Coprinopsis nivea dung mushroom widespread, Chile photo
Coprinus comatus widespread mushroom south Argentina photo
Coprosma sundana flowering bush Malaysia to Australia
coquillo medicinal/poisonous vine widespread from Mesoamerica
Coquimbo city, view from air northern Chile
cora pavonia unusual lichen Central America
Coracias abyssinicus colorful bird equatorial Africa
Coragyps atratus black vulture widespread
coral berry bush berries invasive from Asia
coral snake skin for pattern Neotropical
coral snake tree tree with unusual pods Mexico, Carib. to Ecuador
coral snake, false   Costa Rica to Venezuela
coral snake, western ribbon   Peru, Bolivia, Brazil
coral trees   widespread
coral vine flowering vine widespread
coral, brain   widespread
coral, leather   widespread
coral, staghorn   widespread
coralillo unusual tree pod Costa Rica to Ecuador
coralillo plant group southern Cordillera
coralillo seeds Cuba
Corallus caninus emerald boa western Amazon
Corallus hortulanus Amazon tree boa Panama to Uruguay
corcolen Azara genus mainly Chile, Argentina
Corcovado, Golfo ocean channel south Chile
Corcovado, Volcan volcano southern Chile
Cordia alliodora flowering tree Neotropics
Cordia boissieri flowering bush Mexico
Cordia decandra flower north-central Chile
Cordia decandra flowering bush north-central Chile
Cordia parviflora flowering shrub Mexican origin
Cordia tricholoma tree, noted for oils, wood Bolivia to eastern Brazil
Cordillera Blanca major mountain range Peru
Cordon Amarillo mountain range southeast of Santiago, Chile
Cordon Manzanar mountain range Chile
Cordyline fruticosa ti plant, flower southeast Asia
Cordyline terminalis ti plant, flower southeast Asia
core-core wild geranium central, south Chile, Argentina
corena gorse southern Chile
Coreopsis senaria flowering plant Peru at altitude
Coriaria ruscifolia poisonous plant southern Chile
Coriariaceae botanical family southern Cordillera
cork bark tree   widespread from Eur-Africa
corkscrew flower twisted flowers neotropical
cormoran orejudo cormorant Alaska to south Mexico
cormorant nests   Central America
cormorant, double-crested   Alaska to south Mexico
cormorant, imperial   southern Chile, Argentina
cormorant, neotropical   widespread
cormorants   widespread
cornizuela bullthorn acacia Mesoamerica
corona de cristo flowering thorn bush southern U.S., Mexico
coronillo spiny plant, flower most of southern Cordillera
coronillo de fraile plant, flower Peru, northern Chile
corono tree fruit Columbian highlands
Coropuna Este mountain southern Peru
Coropuna, Nevado mountain southern Peru
corpse flower amorphophallus plant mainly Sumatran
corredor del Atacama lizard north Chile
correhuela bindweed widespead
correhuela rosada morning glory most of Chile
correlimos occidental sandpiper Siberia to Peru
correlimos vagamundo wandering tattler Alaska to Peru
Corryocactus brevistylus tall cactus Peru, Boliva, north Chile
Cortaderia pilosa pampas grass south Chile, Argentina
Cortaderia selloana tall grass Cordilleran swamps
Cortaderia speciosa pampas grass altiplano, etc.
Cortinarius violaceus violet mushroom northern hemisphere
Corvus albus black and white crow sub saharan Africa
Corynabutilon ceratocarpum low herb, flower central Chile
Corypantha pycnantha cactus Mexico
Corytophanes cristatus helmeted iguana Mexico to Bolivia
Coscoroba coscoroba swan Argentina, coastal Chile
coscoroba swan   Argentina, coastal Chile
Cosmos bipinnatus flowering herb widespread from south Mexico
Costaceae botanical family central America
Costus amazonicus flowering plant Amazon basin
Costus barbatus flowering herb pantropical from Americas
Costus comosus flowering herb south Mexico to Venezuela
Costus curvibacteatus flowering herb Costa Rica to Colombia
Costus erythrocoryne unusual plant western Amazon
Costus laevis flowering plant Neotropics
Costus pictus flowering shrub Mexico to Peru
Costus speciosa flower, plant pan-tropical
Costus woodsonii flowering herb Nicaragua to Colombia
cotton bolls, wild   widespread from Neotropics
cotton flower   widespread from Neotropics
cotton stainer bug   widespread
Cotula coronopifolia saline adapted plant widespread from Sth. Africa
Cotyledon ladismithensis hairy, flowering succulent South Africa
Cotylidia sp. massed wood fungus widespread genus
coup (d'etat)   Chile
Couratari guianensis unusual tree pod Nicaragua to Bolivia
Couroupita guianensis cannonball tree pantropical
Coursetia dubia flowering shrub Ecuadorian Andes
cowbird, shiny   Caribbean to Patagonia
cowpea cultivated vine pantropical
cowrie (cowry) shells (in a mask) Papua New Guinea
cow's tongue cactus   US, Mexico
coxinea plant, flowers central, south Andes.
coyol palm grugru nuts Neotropics
coyolillo fragrant sedge widespread
Coypu nutria widespread
coyure palm palm, fruit Andes, Venezuela to Bolivia
crab brittlegill smelly mushroom northern hemisphere
crab, colorful   northern Suluwesi
crab-eating racoon   Costa Rica to Uruguay
crane, grey crowned large bird east Africa
crape ginger flower, plant pan-tropical
crape myrtle fowering tree genus widespread from Asia
crashes traffic accidents Sumatra
Crassocephalum rubens flowering herb mainly Africa
Crataegus monogyna haws widespread
Crataegus monogyna hawthorn flowers widespread
Craugastor fitzinger rain frog Honduras to Colombia
Craugastor gollmeri frog, red eyed Costa Rica, Panama
Crax rubra large ground bird Mexico to Ecuador
creeks, following through jungles Indonesia, etc.
creeping buttercup weed widespread
creeping cucumber vine, black fruit warm Americas
creeping daisy flower pan-tropical
creeping jenney bindweed widespread
creeping oxeye weedy herb pantropical, coastal
creeping thistle weed Chile from Eurasia
cremation tower funeral procession Bali
Creobroter sp. flower mantis Sumatra
creole tea flowering plant Neotropical origin
Crescentia alata Mexican calabash Mexico to Costa Rica
Crescentia cujete calabash pod Neotropics
cresta del gallo flowering plant widespread
crested prickly poppy   south U.S. to south Mexico
crickets, large   Nicaragua
crimson passion flower   Nicaragua to Ecuador
crimson-crested woodpecker   tropical South America
Crinodendron hookerianum tree flower southern Chile
Crinodendron patagua tree flower central Chile
Crinum asiaticum flower pan-tropical
Crinum augustum flower pan_tropical
Crinum erubescens a swamp lily Cent. America to southeast Brazil
crinum, giant red flower pan-tropical
crinum, giant white flower pan-tropical
Cristaria andicola flower northern Argentina, Chile
Cristaria andicola plant northern Argentina, Chile
Cristaria aspera flower northern Chile
Cristaria glaucophylla flower northern Chile
Cristaria integerrim flower northern Chile
Cristaria viridiluteola flower northern Chile
cristofue kiskadee (a bird) Neotropics
crocodile monitor large lizard New Guinea
crocodile, american   Mexico to Peru
crocodile, Cuban   Cuba
crocodile, saltwater baby crocodile southeast Asia
Crocodylus acutus crocodile Mexico to Peru
Crocodylus niloticus Nile crocodile lakes, rivers of Africa
Crocodylus prorosus baby crocodile southeast Asia
Crocodylus rhombifer crocodile Cuba
Crocosmia masoniorum giant montbretia plant southeast Africa origin
crop burning   Chile
crop dusting   Chile
crossed viper pit viper northern Argentina
Crotalaria laburnifolia sun hemp flowers widespread from Afro-Asia
Crotalaria nitens weedy flowering shrub Neotropics
Crotalaria ochroleuca slender-leaf rattle-box widespread from east Africa
Crotalaria pallida rattlebox flowers widespread
Crotalaria retusa flowering shrub pantropical from Africa
Crotalaria sp. flowers Peruvian mountains
Crotalo carnudo eyelash viper Chiapis to Peru
Crotalus durissus neotropical rattlesnake neotropics
Crotalus durissus terrifius rattlesnake Argentina
Croton cuneatus shrub Amazon and Orinoco basins
Croton drago medicinal tree south Mexico to Panama
Croton funckianus flowering bush Colombian mountians
Croton guatemalensis segmented shrub fruit Mexico, Central America
Crotophaga ani large bird Neotropics
Crotophaga ani black bird Neotropics
Crotophaga major black bird Panama to Paraguay
crow, black and white   sub saharan Africa
crown of thorns thornbush, flowers pantropic from Madagascar
crownbeard, golden plant, flower widespread
crucero thorny plants southern Cordillera
crucetillo medicinal fruit Yucatan to Panama
Cruciferae mustard family southern Cordillera
crucifixion orchids orchid style Neotropics
crucifixion thorn thorny plants southern Cordillera
Cruckshanksia montiana flower north-central Chile
Cryosophila kalbreyeri fan palm Panama, Colubia
Cryosophila spines for poison darts Central America
Cryosophila warscewiczii fan palm Nicaragua to Panama
Cryptantha sp. flower many species
Cryptoblepharus boutonii snake-eye skink east Africa, Australia, etc.
Cryptocarya alba tree fruit central Chile
Ctenanthe dasycarpa flowering plant Costa Rica to Venezuela
Ctenosaura pectinata Mexican iguana Souther U.S. to Panama
Ctenosaura similis iguana Mexico, Central America
Cuban boa constrictor snake eastern Cuba
Cuban buttercup flower Cuba
Cuban crocodile   Cuba
cuban tangle bush, flower, pods Mexico to Costa Rica
cub's paw hairy, flowering succulent South Africa
cuculi dove Peru, Chile
Cucuma longa termeric flower southeast Asia
cucumber tree fruit, flowers mainly tropical Asia
Cucumis dipsaceus strange melons pantropical from Africa
Cucurbita moschata squash vine widespread
Cucurbitaceae melon family Mesoamerica
Cucurbitaceae melon family southern Cordillera
Cucurbitaceae melon family Indonesia, etc.
Cucurbitales botanical order southern Cordillera
Cucurbitales botanical order Mesoamerica
Cucurbitella asperata vine, flower northwest Argentina, etc.
cuentas de oro skyflower bush mesoamerican term
cuernacia flower type southern Cordillera
cuerno de cabra pods Atacama desert
cuerno de cabra desert plant Atacama desert
cuerno de cabra plant, flower Chilean coast
cuerno de cabra thorny Adesmia Argentina mainly
Cuernos del Paine mountains patagonian Chile
cuervo de pantana ibis widespread
Cueva del Chacho petroglyph area La Rioja, Argentina
cuipo large tree Nicaragua to Peru
culantrillo unusual fern central, southern Chile
culantrillo de gruta maidenhair fern very widespread
culantro herb for medicinal tea pantropical from Neotropics
Culcitium canescens large alpine flower paramos, Colombia to Bolivia
culebra de cola larga snake Chile
culebras snakes southern Cordillera
culebras snakes Central America
culen tree, flowers central, south Chile
culle wood sorrels southern Cordillera
culpeo fox widespread
Cumulopuntia sphaerica cactus, flowers southern Cordillera
cunco rojo flower central Chile
cunco rojo thorny plant central Chile
cuncuna amarilla small weed south Cordillera
cuncuna amarilla large caterpillar central Chile
Cuniculus paca large rodent Peru
Cuniculus paca rodent south Mexico to Argentina
Cunonaceae botanical family southern Cordillera
Cuphea aequipetala tropical waxweed widespread from Mexico
Cuphea appendiculata flowering plant Andes, Mexico to Peru
Cuphea hyssopifolia elfin herb widespread from Mexico
Cuphea ignea flowering plant Mexico, Caribbean
Cuphea nudicostata shade cuphea Mesoamerica
Cuphea pinetorum flowering plant south Mexico to Nicaragua
Cuphea racemosa flowering herb neotropical wetlands
cupid's shaving brush plant, flowers southeast Asian origin
Cupressaceae cypress family southern Cordillera
Cupressus sempervirens tree widely planted
cupulate chocolate large fruit Colombia, northwest Amazon
cupulicillo flowering tree tropical Andes
curassow, great large ground bird Mexico to Ecuador
Curcuma longa turmeric flower pan-tropical
curled odontoglossum beautiful orchid Columbian mountains
curlew, long-billed shore bird Canada to Costa Rica
curly dock large weed widespread
curuba banana passion flower South American mountains
Cuscuta dodder genus widespread
Cuscuta campestris parasitic dodder widespread from Europe
Cuscuta chilensis parasitic dodder mainly Chile
Cuscutaceae abandoned plant family widespread
custard apple family fruit trees central America
cutleaf daisy small flower widespread
cutleaf ground-cherry medicinal fruit, plant widespread
cuy delicious rodent Peru
cyan emperor butterfly Mexico to Argentina
Cyanoliseus patagonus parrot south Argentina, Chile
Cyanthillium cinereum little ironwood flower Africa, Asia
Cyathea brunei monkeytail fern tree Central America
Cyathea pungens spiny tree fern Tropical South America
Cyathea quindiuensis tree fern Colombia, Ecuador highlands
Cyathula achyranthoides flowering bush widespread from Africa
Cycadales cycads Central America
Cycas rumphii cycad Borneo to New Guinea
Cyclanthaceae botanical family Central America
Cyclanthus bipartitus  odd fruiting body now neotropical
Cyclocephala sp. spotted beetle Ecuador
Cyclommatus canaliculatus stag beetle Malaysia, Indonesia
Cydista aequinoctialis pink trumpet liana Neotropics
Cydonia oblongata quince fruit widespread
Cydonia oblongata quince flower widespread
Cygnus melanocoryphus swan Chile, Argentina
Cylindropuntia tunicata thorny cactus Atacama
Cymatoderma caperatum funnel fungus Neotropics, Australia
Cymbiola nobilis sea shell  southeast Asia
Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos colorful birds southeast Asia
Cymbosema rosea liana, lovely flower Neotropics
Cymbosema roseum lovely flowering vine Nicaragua to the Amazon
Cynara cardunculus thistle, edible weed widespread
Cynoglossum creticum flowering plant widespread
Cyperus alternifolius umbrella sedge widespread from Madagascar
Cyperus eragrostis sedge widespread
Cyperus ligularis sedge mainly western hemisphere
Cyperus odoratus sedge widespread
Cypholophus decipiens plant Malyasia to Pacific Islands
Cypress botanical family southern Cordillera
Cyrtanthus sanguineus fire lily east Africa
Cyrtochilum leucochilum epiphytic orchid mtns., Venezuela to Peru
Cyrtochilum pardinum epiphytic orchid mtns., Columbia to Peru
Cyrtochilum tricostatum three-ribbed orchid  
Cyrtostachys renda colorful palm Malaysia to New Guinea
Cyttaria darwinii edible fungus Patagonia
Cyttaria galls   southern Chile, Argentina