|Bays pahn Bileez saiz ahn kompyaa tu di res a di reejan, Bileez ga lata difrant floara. Bileez deh pahn di Kyaribeeyan koas, eena di naat a Senchral Amerika, ahn di floara an vejitayshan kanek op wid Bileez hischri. Di nayshan ihself groa op owta di timba di British mi tek owt fahn di 17t senchri aan. Fos da-mi lagwud (Haematoxylum campechianum ) ahn layta da-mi mahagni (Swietenia macrophylla), wich peepl laik kaal “red goal” sayka ih hai prais ahn sayka how di Yooropeeyan hai sosaiyiti peepl mi krayv it. Moas peepl tink seh dat di plaant dehn weh Senchral Amerika faymos fa kohn fahn joorin di “Grayt Amerikan Kanekshan.” Jooring datideh taim, bush plaant fahn Sowt Amerika maigrayt naat afta di Panama ismos lan ayrya mi kloaz. Oanli lee bit a tingz fahn di Amazon kohn far op naat into Bileez, ahn wen ih kohn tu how di speeshiz mek op eena Bileez, da di bush a Peten (Gwatemaala) ahn di Yookatan (Meksiko) weh Bileez moas fayva.||The flora of Belize is highly diverse by regional standards, given the country's small geographical extent. Situated on the Caribbean coast of northern Central America the flora and vegetation have been intimately intertwined with Belize's history. The nation itself grew out of British timber extraction activities from the 17th century onwards, at first for logwood (Haematoxylum campechianum) and later for mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla), fondly called "red gold" because of its high cost and was much sought after by European aristocracy. Central America generally is thought to have gained much of it characteristic flora during the "Great American interchange" during which time South American elements migrated north after the geological closure of the isthmus of Panama. Few Amazonian elements penetrate as far north as Belize and in species composition the forests of Belize are most similar to the forests of the Petén (Guatemala) and the Yucatán (Mexico).