This section seeks to highlight each month a representative botanical species of the ornamental flora of the monument.
Both the generic name (Jasminum) and the common name (jasmine) of this climbing vine seem to come from the Arabic y?sam?n . In the Alhambra there are seven different species of jasmine and the most abundant and well-established...[more]
is a long-lived (3000 years old) evergreen tree and the tallest existing conifer in the world, reaching a height of 115 metres...[more]
The Common Box (Buxus sempervirens) is a densely-branched and densely-leaved perennial shrub or bush ...[more]
The Canary Island Date Palm, is a species native to the Canary Islands, which can grow up to 20 metres in height...[more]