Vegetation

The area round Papigo hosts more than 50 species of forest trees and thicket.

A big part is covered by the evergreen hard-leafed thickets, the most common types being the aria (Quercus ilex) and the holly (Quercus coccifera). Those together with the melia (Fraxinus ornus), filiki (Phillyrea latifolia), shino (Pistacia terebinthus), gavro (Carpinus orientalis), koumaria (Arburus unedol) and oak tree (Quercus frainetto, Quercus pubescens, Quercus dalechampii, Quercus cerris and Quercus trojana), constitute the biggest part of the vegetation in Papigo.

There are also the cedar (Juniperus communis and Juniperus oxycedrus) and the mountainous cedar (Juniperus foetidissima), found on the slopes of Lapatos. One can also find the black pine (Pinus nigra) and the fir (Abies borisii - regis).

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