100 Endemic Plants of Greece

Greece has approximately 1000 endemic plant species (out of a total of approximately 5800 species). This book offers a portrait of 100 endemic plants, belonging to 24 families and 46 genera.

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Τhe butterflies of the C Aegean island of Iraklia

Giannis Gavalas is the leading naturalist of the Kiklades (Cyclades) islands. Over the last years he has been recording the nature of the islands.

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Parnassiana Archives

Parnassiana Archives, is a journal published by Wild Greece Editions, with articles about wild life of Greece.

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Crocus series intertexti


Crocus series Aleppici in Greece

Spring- flowering. Bracteole present. Tunics fibrous, fibres interwoven.

Άνθιση ανοιξιάτικη. Με μικρό βράκτιο. Χιτώνες νηματώδεις, με νημάτια πλεγμένα.


  •   Crocus fleischeri J.Gay                     Jan-March                                     Ε Αegean islands (Chios, Samos) and W Turkey

Flowers white, with a faint yellow throat, with stripes on the exterior. Style short, divided into many,  slender bracnhes. Lvs 5-9, long and slender. 

Άνθη λευκά, με αχνό κίτρινο λαιμό, με σκουρότερες λωρίδες εξωτερικά. Στύλος μάλλον μικρός, χωρσμένος σε πολλούς λεπτούς βραχίονες. Φύλλα 5-9, μακριά και λεπτά. 


C. fleisheri map

Distribution of Crocus series Intertextii in Greece