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The Flora of Pantelleria


Evergreen Wood
This is located in various places on the island: at the slope of the Montagna Grande, on the top of the Monte Gibele, on the south-eastern part of the Cuddia Attalora, behind the Island (Dietro l’isola) and on Ghirlanda. It extends for about 1500 hectars. It is mostly composed of marittime pine which is called in local dialect ‘Zappinu’ and extends for about 850 hectars. Also very common is the Aleppo pine, called locally ‘Deda’.

The Maquis
The maquis is found everywhere on the island. The most common shrub is the heather, in local dialect ‘Scappucino’.

The Gariga
The most resistant trees to dry weather are found here. There is plenty of rosemary. The most important garighe are at Sataria and on the precipice behind the island.

The Mediterranean Steppes
It is constitued by herbacious vegetation, with a prevalence of gramiceas. The main one is the terofite and it is mainly found at Margana, Punta Tre Pietre and Arenella. The flora of Pantelleria is constitued of about 570 different plants. It is mainly constituted of terofite, which represent about 60% , and then emicriptofite, geofite and macrofanerofite

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