Eastern Mediterranean

Taxa in the category - Eastern Mediterranean :

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Abies cilicica subsp. cilicica

Endemic to the mountains adjacent to the north-eastern Mediterranean coast where globally it is Near Threatened but Endangered at a national level in Syria and Lebanon Read full species entry >

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Abies cilicica subsp. isaurica Coode & Cullen

One of five species of firs native to Turkey where it has a restricted distribution in the Taurus Mountains. It is threatened by habitat degradation due to the effects of climate change, pathogen attack and fire. Read full species entry >

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Abies nebrodensis (Lojac.) Mattei

A narrow endemic native to the Madonie Mountains of Sicily where the entire population consists of only 30 individuals. Read full species entry >

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Cedrus brevifolia (Hook.f.) A.Henry

Cedrus brevifolia is endemic to a very small area in the Troodos Mountains of western Cyprus; its very small population is prone to fire. The IUCN Redlist treats this taxon as a variety of Cedrus libani. Read full species entry >

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Cedrus libani A.Rich.

Native to mountains adjacent to the north-eastern Mediterranean coast in Turkey, Syria and Lebanon. Threats include pathogens, fire, urbanisation, selective felling, activities associated with winter sports and grazing. Read full species entry >

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Juniperus drupacea Labill.

Nationally threatened in Lebanon, Syria and Israel where there are small stands which are threatened by fire, agriculture, urbanisation and civil conflict. Globally evaluated as Least Concern. Read full species entry >

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Larix decidua var. polonica (Racib. ex Wóycicki) Ostenf. & Syrach-Larsen

Scattered remnant stands in Poland where competition from other forest tree species is a problem Read full species entry >

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Picea omorika (Pancic) Purk.

The Serbian spruce is one of two spruces native to Europe. It is endemic to a small area within Bosnia and Herzegovina and neighbouring Serbia in the Balkan Peninsula. Read full species entry >

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