• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Heraklion, Rouvas forest
  • Photo taken by:
    Avramakis, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Holm oak
Plants
Plants

Photo of acorns of Holm oak, Quercus ilex. This evergreen oak, can reach 20 m. in height. Its leaves are lanceolate with non toothed margins. The fruit’s, cup covers half the acorn. Compared to other oaks it prefers to grow in more humid habitats. It also grows on cliffs and gorges.