Photo category:
Herbarium specimen collection

  • Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Lasithi, Moni Kapsa gorge
  • Photo taken by:
    Avramakis, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
East Crete Savory
Cliffs ecosystem

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