Flora and Vegetation of Greece

Course Information
TitleΧΛΩΡΙΔΑ ΚΑΙ ΒΛΑΣΤΗΣΗ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΑΣ / Flora and Vegetation of Greece
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420000205

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
the students will gain knoledge of: the modern flora of Greece the endemic, threatened and protected flora of Greece the natural and anthropogenic vegetation types the protection status of threatened flora and priority habitat types
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to Flora, vegetation, abiotic factors that influence Greek terrestrial ecosystems. Contemporary Flora, endemism, rare and endangered plant species and their protection. Phyto-geographic divisions in Greece. Vegetation zones and extrazonal problems of evolution and classification. Azonal vegetation in particular ecosystems. Flowers and vegetation of Natural Parks, aesthetic forests, natural monuments, wetlands.
flora, vegetation, endemism, threatened, protected, species, habitat types
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work13
Reading Assigment38
Student Assessment
Achievement of learning goals is evaluated through written exams on the content of all course lectures. A minimum grade of five (5) is required in the written exams so that the course is considered successfully passed. Written exams comprise multiple choice and short/extended answer questions.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Πανεπιστημιακές παραδόσεις "Χλωρίδα και Βλάστηση της Ελλάδας" Αθανασιάδης, Ν., Ελευθεριάδου, Ε. & Θεοδωρόπουλος, Κ. https://elearning.auth.gr/course/view.php?id=5191)
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