This section seeks to highlight each month a representative botanical species of the ornamental flora of the monument.
The holm oak (Quercus ilex subsp. ballota) is the quintessential tree of Mediterranean forests.[more]
The maidenhair fern is the only fern growing in the Alhambra and Generalife.[more]
The bitter orange (Citrus aurantium L.) was known in Al-Andalus as narany[more]
The bride’s crown or spiraea (Spiraea cantoniensis LOUR.) is a deciduous bush[more]
The tree peony (Paeonia suffruticosa ANDREWS) is a slow-growing[more]
Butcher’s broom or Knee holly (Ruscus aculeatus L.), known in al-Andalus by the Arabic name jayzur?n andalus?[more]