• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Lasithi, Moni Kapsa gorge
  • Photo taken by:
    Avramakis, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    September 2010
East Crete Savory
Plants
Plants
Phrygana diorama

Photo of East Crete Savory, Thymbra calostachya, a stenoendemic aromatic shrub, that grows on cliffs of Sitia area, in Eastern Crete, Greece. In the 2009 "Red Data Book of Rare and Threatened Plants of Greece" it is listed as Vulnerable. As a mainly chasmophyte, it usually grows on cliff crevices.