Xistopedia

Azereiro

Azereiro
environment and biodiversity
The Aldeias do Xisto region is home to more than half the world’s population of this rare species.

The Azereiro (Prunus lusitanica subsp lusitanica) is a species that only occurs in Portugal, Spain, a corner of southwestern France and a small area of Morocco.

But it is in the area of the Aldeias do Xisto that this tree is found in its greatest concentration - at the Mata da Margaraça - and, as a whole, this area is home to more than half of the world’s population of the species.

This is one of the most beautiful trees in our forest. It is evergreen with clusters of sweetly fragrant white flowers.

It can be seen around the following Aldeias do Xisto: Aigra Nova, Aigra Velha, Álvaro, Benfeita, Candal, Comareira, Fajão, Gondramaz, Pedrógão Pequeno and Pena.

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Bem-Me-Quer
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As Beiras
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Pampilhosa da Serra
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Varanda do Casal
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Casal de São Simão
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Santo Amaro
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Sertã
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Fugas Restaurant
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João Brandão
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Oliveira do Hospital
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Casas do Sinhel
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Relva da Mó
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Aldeia Ruiva Campsite
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Aldeia Ruiva, Proença-a-Nova
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Arganil Municipal Camping Park
Arganil Municipal Camping Park
Sarzedo
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Hotel Parque Serra Da Lousã
Hotel Parque Serra Da Lousã
Miranda do Corvo
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Casas do Favacal
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Favacal
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Casas da Mina - Hostel
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Cabeço do Pião
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Casa da Moenda
Casa da Moenda
Benfeita
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Sete Quintas
Sete Quintas
Retorta
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Casa do Caminheiro Hostel
Casa do Caminheiro Hostel
Talasnal
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Comareira
Comareira
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Religious tour in Pedrógão Pequeno
Religious tour in Pedrógão Pequeno
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Martim Branco
Martim Branco
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PR1 PPS - Fajão Schist trails  – Climbing the cliffs
PR1 PPS - Fajão Schist trails – Climbing the cliffs
Casas do Rio
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Benfeita
Benfeita
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Geological Walk in Sobral Fernando
Geological Walk in Sobral Fernando
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Igreja Matriz de Aldeia das Dez
Igreja Matriz de Aldeia das Dez
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Dia e Noite no Centro da Natureza
Dia e Noite no Centro da Natureza
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PR2 MCV - Gondramaz Schist trail - In the Miller’s Footsteps
PR2 MCV - Gondramaz Schist trail - In the Miller’s Footsteps
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Panoramic Road: Barroca - Fajão
Panoramic Road: Barroca - Fajão
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Passeio Geológico de Foz do Cobrão e Sobral Fernando
Passeio Geológico de Foz do Cobrão e Sobral Fernando
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Chapel of São Sebastião
Chapel of São Sebastião