The most common species of flora in the province of Malaga are Mediterranean species. The landscape is dominated by bushes that have gradually replaced original forests, although forests of pines, firs, holm oaks and cork oaks are preserved above all. There are more than 80 endemic species in the province, highlighting the areas of the Serranía de Ronda and the western coastal mountain ranges on the one hand and the mountains of the Central Calizo Arch and Tejeda and Almijara up to the Maro-Cerro Gordo cliffs. for the other. In 2002 it became clear that Malaga is the province with the most endangered species in mainland Spain and the Balearic Islands.