Olive

Olive

Olive Family: Asphodelaceae Subfamily: Asphodeloidea Tribe: Aloeae Genus: Olea Olea (/ˈoʊliə/ OH-lee-ə[3]) is a genus of about 40 species in the family Oleaceae, native to warm temperate and tropical regions of the Middle East, southern Europe, Africa, southern Asia,...
The Plant World of Quinta dos Sentidos

The Plant World of Quinta dos Sentidos

When we acquired the land for what eventually became Quinta dos Sentidos, it had scattered traces of former agriculture. Mainly, however, it had returned to its roots which in the south west of Portugal is called ‘barrocal’ also known in other Mediterranean areas as...