• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Crete isl.
  • Photo taken by:
    Avramakis, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    May 2001
Germander of Chania
Plants
Plants
Cliffs ecosystem

Photo of Germander of Chania, Teucrium cuneifolium, an endemic shrub, that grows only in the gorges of southwestern Crete, Greece. In the 2009 "Red Data Book of Rare and Threatened Plants of Greece" it is listed as Vulnerable. As an obligatory chasmophyte, it grows almost exclusively on cliff crevices.