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La Gomera Laurel forest, Garajonay National Park, Canary Island

© Jean-Philippe Delobelle / Biosphoto

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Image size: 8256x5504 pixels (27.5"x18.3" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2019-11-12

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Macaronesian laurels are relics of a type of humid subtropical vegetation that originally covered most of the Mediterranean Basin and Macaronesia when the region's climate was warmer and wetter, during much of the Tertiary era . They are present in very humid areas subject to trade winds, causing a "horizontal rain" of nearly 1500 mm / year and are dominated by lauraceae, ferns and mosses.

Keywords

Area / Naturalness / Natural area

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Leaf / Fern leafing

Flora / Laurale / Lauraceae family / Azores Laurel (Laurus azorica)

Europe / European Union / Spain / Canary Islands archipelago / La Gomera (island) / Garajonay National Park

Species / Species particularity / Relictual (species habitat area)

Species / Species particularity / Evergreen species

November

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Near Threatened species (IUCN) NT

Environment / Biodiversity management / Environment management / Environment protection / National park

Area / Forest / Undergrowth

Species / Species particularity / Endemic

Flora / Bryophyte / Moss

Flora / Pteridophyte / Fern

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Woody plant / Tree

Atmosphere (Ambiance) / Humidity

Shot / Overview

Shot / Low angle shot

Atmosphere / Meteorological phenomenon / Fog

Area / Forest / Virgin forest

Individual / Nobody

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Chlorobionta / Embryophyta / Tracheophyta / Spermatophyta / Phanerogamae / Angiospermae / Dicotyledoneae / Laurales / Lauraceae / Laurus

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