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It is striking that the scientific name is canariensis, when in fact it is due to an error in tagging the source of the species centuries ago, believing that they had been gathered from the Canary Islands.

African oak grows in ravines and shady slopes, near streams, such as this one which is in the stream of “Can Martí”. It is considered very rare in the field of Catalan Countries and the Iberian Peninsula (absent in the rest of Europe), being more frequent in the Maresme and La Selva, strictly on top of silica substrate.