• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Chania, Aradena gorge
  • Photo taken by:
    Avramakis, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Sultan's Spurge
Cliffs ecosystem

Photo of Sultan's spurge, Euphorbia sultan-hassei, is a stenoendemic shrub, that grows only in a few gorges of southwestern Crete, Greece. In the 2009 "Red Data Book of Rare and Threatened Plants of Greece" it is listed as Nearly Threatened. As an obligatory chasmophyte, it grows almost exclusively on cliff crevices.