• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Heraklion, Kastelli
  • Photo taken by:
    Kagiampaki, A.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Prickly Asparagus
Phrygana diorama
Cultivations ecosystem

Photo of fruits of Prickly Asparagus, in Crete, Greece. These plants reduce their leaves to scales, and their function is taken over by leaf-like stems called cladodes. Its edible young stems are harvested for eating.