• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Chania, Asfendou
  • Photo taken by:
    Trichas, A.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 1996
Κermes Οak

Photo of a forest with Κermes oaks and Cretan mapple trees, Quercus coccifera and Acer sempervirens. Κermes oak is an evergreen oak that has leathery dark green spiny leaves and their size vary. Its normal form it is a big shrub, but when conditions allow it, it can become a big tree. Compared to other oaks, it is very resistant to draught.