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Kew Gardens: Official website of the Royal Botanical Gardens. Detailed information on a wide variety of useful tropical plants. Selection of worksheets can be downloaded. Background information on botany and ecology.
Eden Project: Lots of information about the project.
There are numerous sites devoted to rainforests. These four offer a good starting point, and contain excellent links sections.
Rainforest Action Network: A campaigning network with a large number of subsections and links. Information about rainforest plants, school projects, ideas for campaigns and a bulletin board.
Rainforest Information Centre Education Centre: Sections and links about rainforest ecology including details of plant species.
Rainforest Explorer: A campaigning organisation with a searchable index including named plants.