Fruit and flowers feature prominently in Tahitian paintings, a region long been considered to be a romantic paradise. The emblem of French Polynesia is the Tahitian gardenia, or Tiare. Artwork from this region reveals many other types of lush foliage and tropical flowers. Traditional Polynesians still offer flowers to one another as gifts in the form of leis. In this collection, you will find images of paradise, its people, and their culture.