Again as noted, Thailand's varied microclimates are conducive to the growth of a range of fruits and tree species. As time permits, more information will be provided here, including further Identifications and descriptions of what is pictured.
One way to harvest coconuts is seen here and in the following photos. In some parts of the country, monkeys are trained to do this work.
The climber uses nothing but his bare hands and feet.
Holding on with his hands, he kicks the coconuts free with a foot.
Plumeria or frangipani
Isaan rice field (northeast Thailand). The radiant, almost day-glo green of the rice seen here is true—maybe even a bit muted.
Royal Poinciana (Delonix regia)
The amazingly dazzling Royal Poinciana (Delonix regia)
Rice field, Isaan
Somdet Park, Sisaket
Pongpong tree (Alstonia scholaris)
Pongpong tree blossoms (Alstonia scholaris)
Somdet Park, Sisaket, southern Isaan
Shall we dance?
Sea almond or tropical almond (Terminalia catappa)
Sugar palms along the edge of a rice field in lower Isaan
Royal Poinciana at Phra Pai Luang, Sukhothai, north central Thailand
Sea almond and casuarina on the beach at Ao Nang, southern Thailand
At Wat Si Sawai, Sukhothai
Rows of palms at Wat Mahathat in Sukhothai
Trees and elephant grass just outside the wall that once enclosed the city of Sukhothai