Inside <flora> information is given about normally found plants at a dive spot, or the plants seen during a specific dive. If the membership in classes, and divisions respectively, is known, the information can be given inside the respective elements. If classes, and tribes respectively, are not known the names of the plants are simply put in brackets with the <para> element inside <notes> (see example).
<flora> stands inside <ecology> (description of normally at a dive spot found animals, and plants), and inside <observations> (if observations made during a dive shall be recorded).
<chlorophyceae> (green algae), <floravarious> (all other plants not listed by the other elements), <notes>, <phaeophyceae> (brown algae), <rhodophyceae> (red algae), <spermatophyta> (flowering plants)
<ecology>, <fauna>, <observations>
<flora> <rhodophyceae> <!-- red algae --> </rhodophyceae> <phaeophyceae> <!-- brown algae --> </phaeophyceae> <chlorophyceae> <!-- green algae --> </chlorophyceae> <spermatophyta> <!-- flowering plants --> </spermatophyta> <floravarious> <!-- all other plants --> </floravarious> </flora>
<flora> <!-- no interest to look into a field guide... --> <notes> <para> Peyssonnelia, Sea lettuce, Ball alga </para> </notes> </flora>