CULTURE BASICS

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JAMAICA NATIONAL FLOWER

The plant is extremely ornamental, producing an attractive blue flower and orange-yellow fruit, while its crown has an attractive rounded shape. The tree is one of the most useful in the world. The body, gum, bark, fruit, leaves and blossom all serve some useful purpose. In fact, the tree has been regarded for its medicinal properties.

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JAMAICA NATIONAL BIRD

 

 

The national bird of Jamaica, the Jamaica Hummingbird also called the doctor bird or swallow tail hummingbird, is one of the most outstanding of the 320 species of hummingbirds. The name was given because the erect black crest and tails resemble the top hat and long tail coats doctors used to wear in the old days

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Nanny of the Maroons – Jamaican National Hero

 

Our leadership spirit; Nanny was a leader of the Maroons at the beginning of the 18th century.  The First Maroon War, as the most outstanding of them all, leading her people with courage and inspiring them to struggle to maintain that spirit of freedom, and life of independence, which was their rightful inheritance.

 

ROCKERZ JAMAICA

JAMAICA COAT OF ARMS

OUT OF MANY ONE PEOPLE. Explains our exotic and diverse mixture and still remain Jamaicans.

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