Here are some pictures of my characters from A Lizard's Tail.
Marvin P. Tinkleberry, lizard extraordinaire.
The Great Iquana.
The Lovely Leeza.
The Old One - Leader of the colony at Stone Wall in the Garden by the Sea.
Here are some places and plants mentioned in the novel.
Flame Tree - aka a flamboyant. At the bottom right is an oleander bush.
The Place of Gathering - aka a bougainvillea.
A frangipani tree, sending sweet aromas into the air.
A maho tree on the left, whose rough barked branches creak when the wind blows. On the right, a maho flower. They are related to hibiscus.
Nightblooming cereus, a cactus, which El Grecko Gecko tells Marvin about.
One of many different types of hibiscus.
Do you use pictures to help inspire your stories, to help you focus on description?