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Ecuador Natural Regions Biodiversity

What is flora?

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Ecuador Natural Regions Biodiversity

  1. 1. Ecuador Natural Regions Biodiversity Doménica Saá 7th B
  2. 2. What is flora? Flora is the plant life occurring in a particular region or time, generally the naturally occurring or indigenous native plant life.
  3. 3. Ecuador is a natural paradise despite being so small, where we can find a lot of our flora. Our country has 10 percent of all plant species on the planet and is one of the 17 richest countries on flora and fauna.
  4. 4. Ecuador has 50 protected areas across the country, among largest and most important are: • Yasuní National Park • Sangay National Park • Cayambe Coca National Park • Reserva Faunistica Cuyabeno • Podocarpus National Park
  5. 5. • The Yasuní National Park has 1813 types of threes and shrubs classified and aproximadly 300 unclassified. • The Podocarpus National Park is considerer the Jardín Botánico de America, where are located more than 4000 species of plants. • Also found: • The Mangroves on the Coast Andean Highlands
  6. 6. • It is also know that Ecuador is one of the largest exporter of roses, being it´s principal destination European countries.