Aire du Dragonnier Ajgal

Date of Submission: 12/10/1998
Criteria: (vii)(viii)(ix)(x)
Category: Natural
Submitted by:
Direction du Patrimoine Culturel
Coordinates: Long. 9°43' W ; Lat. 29°46' N Haut Atlas
Ref.: 1180
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Description

Ecosystème présteppîque à préforestier endémique, unique dans le monde par sa richesse en espèces végétales endémiques telles que Dracuena draco subsp. ajgal (Dragonnier du Maroc) et Argania Spinosa (Arganier), rares ou remarquables; son paysage d'une beauté exceptionnelle (falaises importantes des djebels Imzi et Adad-Medni), est réhaussé par la présence de peintures rupestres exécutées avec la sang extrait du tronc du dragonnier.