List of ecoregions in Tunisia
The following is a list of ecoregions in Tunisia, according to the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF).
Tetraclinis
Tetraclinis (also called arar, araar or Sictus tree) is a genus of evergreen coniferous tree in the cypress family Cupressaceae, containing only one species, Tetraclinis articulata, also known as Thuj...
Tetraclinis - Wikipedia
Asplenium adiantum-nigrum
Asplenium adiantum-nigrum is a common species of fern known by the common name black spleenwort. It is found mostly in Africa, Europe, and Eurasia, but is also native to a few locales in Mexico and th...
Asplenium adiantum-nigrum - Wikipedia
Anacamptis palustris
Anacamptis palustris is a species of orchid. It is found in Europe, North Africa and western Asia. This orchid is native to Western and Central Europe, the Mediterranean region, the Balearic Islands, ...
Anacamptis palustris - Wikipedia
Mediterranean dry woodlands and steppe
The Mediterranean dry woodlands and steppe is a Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub ecoregion of North Africa. It occupies interior plateaus and mountain ranges of the Maghreb region, lying ge...
Mediterranean dry woodlands and steppe - Wikipedia
Prunus avium
Prunus avium, commonly called wild cherry, sweet cherry, bird cherry, or gean, is a species of cherry native to Europe, Anatolia, Maghreb, and western Asia, from the British Isles south to Morocco and...
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Anacamptis morio
Anacamptis morio, the green-winged orchid or green-veined orchid (synonym Orchis morio) is a flowering plant of the orchid family, Orchidaceae.It is a native of western Eurasia, ranging from Europe to...
Anacamptis morio - Wikipedia
Anacamptis longicornu
Anacamptis morio subsp. longicornu, formerly classified as Anacamptis longicornu, is a subspecies of orchid. It is found in southern Europe and western North Africa.
This orchid's flowers are whit...
Anacamptis longicornu - Wikipedia
Mediterranean woodlands and forests
The Mediterranean woodlands and forests is an ecoregion, of the Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub biome, in the coastal plains, hills, and mountains bordering the Mediterranean Sea and Atlan...
Mediterranean woodlands and forests - Wikipedia
Vachellia nilotica
Vachellia nilotica (widely known by the taxonomic synonym Acacia nilotica, or the common names gum arabic tree, Babul/Kikar, Egyptian thorn, Sant tree, Al-sant or prickly acacia; called thorn mimosa o...
Vachellia nilotica - Wikipedia
Carduus tenuiflorus
Carduus tenuiflorus, known variously as slender-flower thistle, sheep thistle, shore thistle, slender thistle, winged plumeless thistle, winged slender thistle, and winged thistle) is a species of th...
Carduus tenuiflorus - Wikipedia
Bromus sterilis
Bromus sterilis is an annual or biennial species of bromegrass known as barren brome, poverty brome, and sterile brome.
It can be found between sea level and 365 metres, along roadsides, hedge bo...
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Carduus nutans
Carduus nutans, with the common names musk thistle, nodding thistle, and nodding plumeless thistle, is a biennial herb in the Asteraceae—sunflower family. It is native to regions of Europe and Asia.<...
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Permanent Maghreb
The Permanent Maghreb of World Wide Fund for Nature is a freshwater ecoregion of North Africa. The Permanent Maghreb ecoregion covers and area of 950,180 square kilometers, and extends across portions...
Erysimum nervosum
Erysimum nervosum (syn: Erysimum grandiflorum Desf. var. nervosum (Pomel) Batt.) is a short-lived, polycarpic perennial herb. It is found in many montane regions of North Africa, including the Rif Mou...
Erysimum nervosum - Wikipedia
Orchis mascula
Orchis mascula, the early-purple orchid, is a species of flowering plant in the orchid family, Orchidaceae.
Orchis mascula is a perennial herbaceous plant with stems up to 50–60 centimetres (20–24...
Orchis mascula - Wikipedia
Esparto
Esparto, halfah grass, or esparto grass, is a fiber produced from two species of perennial grasses of north Africa and the southern part of Europe. It is used for crafts, such as cords, basketry, and ...
Esparto - Wikipedia
Mediterranean conifer and mixed forests
Mediterranean conifer and mixed forests is an ecoregion, in the temperate coniferous forest biome, which occupies the high mountain ranges of North Africa and southern Spain. The term is also a botan...
Cherry
The cherry is the fruit of many plants of the genus Prunus, and is a fleshy drupe (stone fruit). The cherry fruits of commerce are usually obtained from a limited number of species such as cultivars o...
Cherry - Wikipedia
Cytinus hypocistis
Cytinus hypocistis is an ant-pollinated species of parasitic plant in the family Cytinaceae having four subspecies. It is found primarily in locations that surround the Mediterranean Sea, and is the t...
Cytinus hypocistis - Wikipedia
Salvinia natans
Salvinia natans (commonly known as floating fern, floating watermoss, floating moss, or commercially, Water Butterfly Wings) is an annual floating aquatic fern, which can appear superficially similar ...
Salvinia natans - Wikipedia
Salvia barrelieri
Salvia barrelieri is a perennial found in northern Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, and southwestern Spain, usually between the elevations of 500-1200 meters. It grows 1-2 meters tall, with large, w...
North Saharan steppe and woodlands
The North Saharan steppe and woodlands is a desert ecoregion, in the Deserts and xeric shrublands biome, that forms the northern edge of the Sahara. It extends east and west across Northern Africa, so...
North Saharan steppe and woodlands - Wikipedia
Desmostachya bipinnata
Desmostachya bipinnata, commonly known in English by the names Halfa grass, Big cordgrass, and Salt reed-grass, is an Old World perennial grass, long known and used in human history. In India it is kn...
Ziziphus lotus
Ziziphus lotus (Jujube) is a deciduous shrub in the buckthorn family Rhamnaceae, native to the Mediterranean region, including the Sahara in Morocco. The name of the plant in Cyprus is palloura (greek...
Ziziphus lotus - Wikipedia
Ceratonia siliqua
Ceratonia siliqua, commonly known as the carob tree, St John's-bread, or locust bean (not to be confused with the African locust bean) is a species of flowering evergreen shrub or tree in the pea fami...
Ceratonia siliqua - Wikipedia
Artemisia herba-alba
Artemisia herba-alba, the white wormwood, is a perennial shrub in the genus Artemisia that grows commonly on the dry steppes of the Mediterranean regions in Northern Africa (Saharan Maghreb), Western ...
Artemisia herba-alba - Wikipedia
Juniperus phoenicea
Juniperus phoenicea, the Phoenicean Juniper or Arâr, is a juniper found throughout the Mediterranean region, from Morocco and Portugal east to Italy, Turkey and Egypt, south on the mountains of Lebano...
Juniperus phoenicea - Wikipedia
Arbutus unedo
Arbutus unedo (strawberry tree, occasionally cane apple) is an evergreen shrub or small tree in the family Ericaceae, native to the Mediterranean region and western Europe north to western France and ...
Arbutus unedo - Wikipedia
Teucrium scorodonia
Teucrium scorodonia, common name the wood sage or woodland germander, is a perennial herb belonging to the genus Teucrium of the Lamiaceae family. It is native to Western Europe and Tunisia, cultiva...
Teucrium scorodonia - Wikipedia