• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Lasithi, Tourloti
  • Photo taken by:
    Avramakis, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013

Photo of fruits of Osyris, Osyris alba, in its natural environment in Lasithi district, Greece. A dioecious evergreen shrub which has long stems and small linear – lanceolate leaves. It flowers in spring and Its fruits are red berries that are mature in autumn. It grows in scrublands and rocky places. It is a semiparasite, which is, a parasitic plant that contains some chlorophyll and therefore is capable of photosynthesising