(most common name)
The Chaouia, in the Aurès Mountains in northwest Algeria, was once considered a sub-variety of the Guelma but is now considered a separate variety of the Brown Atlas, deriving from the Cheurfa.
The Chaouia and the Moroccan Brown Atlas were once known as the Mauritanian type — supposedly the largest type in the Atlas Mountains.
The following various local types were named by Diffloth in 1914:
• Beni Sliman
• Aïn-Beïra - poorly developed
• Cheliff - a reddish color
• Biskra - small, brown (identical to the Djerba in Tunisia)
This page was last updated on: 2023-05-16
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