The beautiful flora of
Las Terrazas is
mainly characterized by its dense and beautiful forests,
also called "evergreens".
The evergreen forests are easily identifiable and as its
name indicates trees are loaded with green foliage - they
are carobs, almacigos, yagrumas, pomarrosas, pines and trees
as high as 40 metres. To complete the list of plants, numerous
fruit trees such as the mango, the guayaba and the white
anona ; and wild flowers such as orchids (over 100 documented
species), the mariposa (National flower of Cuba) and the
flower of mullein.
The area has a total of 889 studied vegetal organisms,
including 28 species of inferior plants (mushrooms, mugo
pine tree, etc.). The endemism level of the region is of
11%, reaching 34% in higher regions like Las Peladas.