Discover The vegetation Cuba

The area of Cuba covered in forest actually only represents 8 % of the country. As well as the mahogany, cedar and ironwood trees, there are also the fruit trees bearing mango, guava, grapefruit, and avocado. It is said that Cuba has more than 70 million palm trees, this being the highest density in the world. The Cuban marshes are by far the largest in the whole of the West Indies.

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    The vegetation

    Cuba is dotted with more than 70 million palm trees and 8,000 plant species

    Martin Siepmann/ age fotostock
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    Plantations in Cuba

    In Cuba you will find the typical crops that grow throughout the Caribbean, like sugar cane and tobacco.

    Richard Semik
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    Flora

    The flora in Cuba is very diverse and several unspoilt sites are listed as UNESCO Biosphere Reserves.

    Richard Semik
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    Banana trees

    Thanks to the warm climate in the Caribbean islands, bananas are abundant here.

    Jens Hilberger
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    Crops in Cuba

    A tobacco plant.

    Dimitar Bosakov / age fotostock;
  • The vegetation , Cuba
    Palm trees

    Palm trees decorate the island.

    Andrea Matone
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