20+ Beautiful Native Tree Species In Lebanon

@omar.darazi | @k_taleb

is home to over 60 native tree species, trees that are indigenous to the country. They develop and occur naturally, and have long existed in .

According to the AUB Nature Conservation Center, has 67 native tree species. Here are some of them:

#1 Cedar of (Cedrus libani)

#2 Cilician Fir (Abies cilicica)

#3 Stone Pine (Pinus pinea)

#4 Carob Tree (Ceratonia siliqua)

#5 Judas Tree (Cercis siliquastrum)

#6 Mahaleb (Prunus mahaleb)

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#7 Oak (Quercus libani)

#8 Oak (Quercus cerris)

#9 Kermes Oak (Quercus coccifera)

#10 Wild Almond (Prunus dulcis)

#11 Grecian Juniper (Juniperus excelsa)

#12 Taurus Maple (Acer tauricolum)

#13 Syrian Pear (Pyrus syriaca)

#14 Syrian Maple (Acer syriacum Boiss. & Gaill.)

#15 Palestine Pistachio (Pistacia palaestina/Terebinth)

#16 Olive (Olea europaea)

#17 Syrian Juniper (Juniperus drupacea)

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#18 Sumac (Rhus coriaria)

#19 Mastic (Pistacia lentiscus)

#20 Wild service (Sorbus torminalis)

#21 Aleppo Oak (Quercus infectoria)

#22 Grecian Strawberry (Arbutus andrachne)

#23 Mediterranean medlar (Crataegus azarolus)


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