• Vegetation
  • Vegetation in Pico da Vara is dominated by a dense forest of Laurissilva, whose origins date to the humid forests of the Tertiary, existent in the south of Europe that dominated for millions of years until the onset of glaciation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The nest is a cup of grass with moss and lined with fine fibre placed in a low fork hidden in dense vegetation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The understory vegetation is abundant, with witchhobble (Viburnum lantanoides), honeysuckle (Lonicera spp. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is surrounded by dense stands of trees and native vegetation, has abundant fish, turtles and waterfowl, and is the best-protected stream in the area against erosion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rubus
  • They also feed on the petals of some flowers such as Strobilanthes and the fruits of a range of plants including Viburnum, Eurya, Rubus and Rhodomyrtus tomentosa. (wikipedia.org)
  • creamy-white
  • It is a slow-growing, self-clinging, evergreen climber eventually growing to 6 m (20 ft) in length, with long narrow leaves and dense panicles of creamy white flowers in late summer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Leaf
  • The larvae and adults of the Viburnum leaf beetle feed on the leaves and may completely defoliate the plant, and repeated damage can kill it. (wikipedia.org)
  • shoots
  • In prehistory, the long, straight shoots of some viburnums were used for arrow-shafts, as those found with Ötzi the Iceman. (wikipedia.org)