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This is the case of the formation of communities dominated by Laurus nobilis on the Iberian peninsula (Bueno Sanchez & Fernandez Prieto, 1991; Rodriguez Guitian & al., 2007), or fragmentarily represented in the Apennines area (Allegrezza & al., 2006), as well as in Sardinia (Bacchetta & al., 2007) and Sicily, where they were known in the Madonie (Raimondo & al., 1980) and Hyblaean mountains (Brullo & al., 2001).
Cammarata (Bonomo & al., 1978);--Madonie, near the Vicaretto stream (Raimondo & al., 1980);--Peloritani, in Vallone della Santissima (Bartolo & al., 1990) and Valloncello Passo del Corvo, between Borgo Morfia and Portella Mandrazzi (Guarino, 1998);--the hills around Palermo, in Oreto valley (Gianguzzi & al., 1995);--the Hyblaean mountains, along the slopes of Mount Lauro (Brullo & al., 2001); in the Nature Reserve Grotta di Santa Ninfa (Pasta & La Mantia, 2001);--Nebrodi, near Frazzano (Gianguzzi, 1999; Brullo & al., 2002);--Vallone Cerasa in Mezzojuso (Brullo & al., 2002); -Bosco della Ficuzza (Brullo & Spampinato 1990; Gianguzzi, 2004);--Erice mountain (Scuderi, 2006).
(2001) for south east Sicily (Hyblaean mountains), and refers to Hedero helicis-Lauretum nobilis, an association indicated also for Kefalonia Island (Greece), based on the surveys of Bolos & al.
(2001) for the Hyblaean area (SE Sicily), as well as to aspects proposed for associations already described on the Italian peninsula (Allegrezza & al., 2006) and the Iberian peninsula (Bueno Sanchez & Fernandez Prieto, 1991; Diaz Gonzalez & Fernandez Prieto, 1994; Honrado & al., 2003; Rodriguez Guitian & al., 2007).
Attic honey (Hymettic) was best and the next best came from Sicily (Hyblaean).