• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Heraklion, Asterousia mt
  • Photo taken by:
    Stathi, I.
  • Photo taken date:
    July 2009
Cretan Birthwort

Photo of the spathe of the Cretan birthwort, Aristolochia cretica, in Crete, Greece. It is an endemic species of Crete and Karpathos islands of Greece. Its spathe resembes a Hare's "boot", hense its Cretan name is "Hare's boots".