The Laurisilva of Madeira is an outstanding relict of a previously widespread laurel forest type. It is the largest surviving area of laurel forest and is believed to be 90% primary forest. It contains a unique suite of plants and animals, including many endemic species such as the Madeiran long-toed pigeon.

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Laurisilva of Madeira

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DATA

Region
Europe
Country
Portugal 
Category
Natural
Name
Laurisilva of Madeira
Selection Criteria (?)
(ix)(x)
Year of Registered
1999
Keyword
Registered in 1999