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Serra da Arrábida, western Portugal

Scientific names of plants mentioned in the text

Common name Scientific name
alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum
allseed Radiola linoides
annual bellflower Campanula erinus
Barbary nut Gymnandriris sisyrinchium
bay Laurus nobilis
bug orchid Orchis coriophora
bumble-bee ophrys Ophrys bombyliflora
carob Ceratonia siliqua
common smilax Smilax aspera
conical orchid Orchis conica
cork oak Quercus suber
cut-leaved lavender Lavandula multifida
champagne orchid Orchis morio ssp. champagneuxii
dipcadi Dipcadi serotinum
dull ophrys Ophrys fusca
fagonia Fagonia cretica
field gladiolus Gladiolus italicus
French lavender Lavandula stoechas
friar's cowl Arisarum vulgare
fringed rue Ruta chalepensis
giant orchid Barlia robertiana
grape-hyacinth Muscari neglectum
green heather Erica scoparia
grey-leaved cistus Cistus albidus
gum cistus Cistus ladanifer
holly oak Quercus coccifera
honeywort Cerinthe major
hoop-petticoat daffodil Narcissus bulbocodium ssp. obesus
Iberian milk-vetch Erophaca baetica ssp. baetica
laurustinus Viburnum tinus
lentisc Pistacia lentiscus
Lusitanian oak Quercus faginea ssp. broteroi
Malling toadflax Chaenorhinum origanifolium
mallow-leaved bindweed Convolvulus althaeoides
man orchid Aceras anthropophorum
Mediterranean buckthorn Rhamnus alaternus
Mediterranean selaginella Selaginella denticulata
mirror ophrys Ophrys speculum
Montpellier maple Acer monspessulanum
myrtle Myrtus communis
naked man orchid Orchis italica
narrow-leaved cistus Cistus monspeliensis
palmate anemone Anemone palmata
Phoenician juniper Juniperus phoenicea
pink butterfly orchid Orchis papilionacea
rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis
rosy garlic Allium roseum
sad stock Matthiola fruticulosa
sage-leaved cistus Cistus salviifolius
sawfly ophrys Ophrys tenthredinifera
sea mallow Lavatera maritima
sea squill Drimia maritima
shrubby hare's-ear Bupleurum fruticosum
shrubby scorpion-vetch Coronilla glauca
small blue convolvulus Convolvulus siculus
southern polypody Polypodium cambricum
Spanish bluebell Hyacinthoides hispanica
Spanish iris Iris xiphium
strawberry-tree Arbutus unedo
sweet Alison Lobularia maritima
tongue orchid Serapias lingua
tree heath Erica arborea
two-leaved gennaria Gennaria diphylla
violet limodore Limodorum abortivum
western holm oak Quercus ilexssp. ballota
western peony Paeonia broteri
wild gladiolus Gladiolus illyricus
wild jasmine Jasminum fruticans
wild madder Rubia peregrina
wild olive Olea europaeavar. sylvestris
wild tulip Tulipa sylvestrisssp. australis
woodcock ophrys Ophrys scolopax
yellow centaury Cicendia filiformis
yellow ophrys Ophrys lutea
French Lavender - Lavandula stoechas © Teresa Farino French Lavender
Lavandula stoechas
© Teresa Farino
Ornithogalum orthophyllum © Teresa Farino Ornithogalum orthophyllum © Teresa Farino
 
Serra da Arrábida, western Portugal
Flora of the Serra da Arrábida
Fauna of the Arrábida
Altiplano de Azóia
[Scientific names of plants]
 

Reports of other wildlife trips to Portugal:

BSBI Botanical Tour in Western Portugal - Trip Report 2006

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