The Plants on Sunny Madeira

The Plants on Sunny Madeira

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The Madeira Islands, an archipelago 750 miles southwest of Lisbon in the Atlantic Ocean, have a nearly perfect climate, warm in winter and never too warm in summer. You can enjoy Madeira´s beautiful flowers throughout the year. Madeira has one of the best preserved vegetation of Macaronesia. The native flora, called Palearctic by botanists, is akin to the northwest of Europe, and the seeds here been brought by the wind, the birds and the ocean currents. About 16% of Madeira´s plants are endemic or in other words, these plants exist only in Madeira Island and will not be found in any other place in the world.

madeira flora The Plants on Sunny Madeira

Hibiscus

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Scadoxus puniceus

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tibouchina urvilleana

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Scadoxus puniceus

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Kalanchoe daigremontiana

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Echium candicans

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Passiflora mollissima

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Spathodea campanulata

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Acacia dealbata

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Dracenaceae

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Solandra maxima

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Madeira bananas

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Mesembryanthemum crystallinium

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Agapanthus

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Senecio petasites

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Salvia leucantha

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Echium Nervosum

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Kigelia africana

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Callistemon Bottlebrush

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Cherimoya

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Paw Paw

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