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The flora and fauna of Rhodes

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Olive Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.Mountainous, wooded, fertile, watered by springs and rivers, the island of Rhodes has an exceptionally diverse flora, which makes it a very colorful island.

The third of the land is cultivated, wooded another third (pines, cypresses, oaks, arbutus, mastic, myrtle).

Numerous ravines down trays, lined with oleanders, Chaste Tree and myrtles.

Fruit trees abound, olive, fig, pomegranate, orange, lemon, grapes. We harvest some wheat and barley.

Herbaceous Herbaceous

Crete yarrow (Achillea cretica)False savory thyme (Satureja Thymbra)Stiff linen (Linum strictum)
Yarrow Crete, Achillea cretica. Click to enlarge the image.False savory thyme, satureja Thymbra. Click to enlarge the image.Lin steep, Linum strictum. Click to enlarge the image.
Opium poppy (Papaver rhoeas)Foot-goat (Oxalys pes-caprae)Foot-goat (Oxalys pes-caprae)
Poppy Poppy. Click to enlarge the image.Foot goat. Click to enlarge the image.Foot goat. Click to enlarge the image.
Garden chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum coronarium)Date palm?
Chrysanthemum Garden. Click to enlarge the image.Date palm. Click to enlarge the image.Echinocactus grusonii. Click to enlarge the image.
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Plant fortifications of Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.Plant fortifications of Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.Plant bulwark of Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.
?Horned poppy (Glaucium Flavium)
Plant site Camiros. Click to enlarge the image.Poppy horned baths of Kalithea. Click to enlarge the image.Poppy horned baths of Kalithea. Click to enlarge the image.
Provence cane (Arundo donax)Poppy ()?
Canne de Provence, ancient city of Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.Poppy Camiros site. Click to enlarge the image.Village Eleoussa. Click to enlarge the image.
Ophiuchus (Dracunculus vulgaris)
Serpent plant Kalopetra. Click to enlarge the image.Ophiuchus, leaves, Kalopetra. Click to enlarge the image.Ophiuchus, spathe, Kalopetra. Click to enlarge the image.
Muscari crested (Muscari comosum)?
Muscari a toupee, Camiros site. Click to enlarge the image.Muscari a toupee, Camiros site. Click to enlarge the image.Plant site Camiros. Click to enlarge the image.
Spread Cyclamen (Cyclamen repandum)
Cyclamen, Mount Profitis Ilias. Click to enlarge the image.Cyclamen, Mount Profitis Ilias. Click to enlarge the image.Cyclamen, Mount Profitis Ilias. Click to enlarge the image.
Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus)
Population, village Kremasti. Click to enlarge the image.Flower village of Kremasti. Click to enlarge the image.Flower village of Kremasti. Click to enlarge the image.
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Flower, Mount Profitis Ilias. Click to enlarge the image.Flower, Mount Profitis Ilias. Click to enlarge the image.Flower, Mount Profitis Ilias. Click to enlarge the image.
Iris?
Plant site Camiros. Click to enlarge the image.Flower Camiros site. Click to enlarge the image.Flower Camiros site. Click to enlarge the image.
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Tuft glaze Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.Castle Kritinia. Click to enlarge the image.Camiros site. Click to enlarge the image.
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Plant Profitis Ilias Mountain. Click to enlarge the image.Basal leaves Mount Profitis Ilias. Click to enlarge the image.Inflorescence, Mount Profitis Ilias. Click to enlarge the image.
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Inflorescence, Mount Profitis Ilias. Click to enlarge the image.Plant stand, Mount Profitis Ilias. Click to enlarge the image.Plant, flower, Mount Profitis Ilias. Click to enlarge the image.
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Plant, Acropolis of Lindos. Click to enlarge the image.Flowers, Acropolis of Lindos. Click to enlarge the image.Flowers, Acropolis of Lindos. Click to enlarge the image.
?Wired?
Stem, Acropolis of Lindos. Click to enlarge the image.Plant, thermal baths of Kalithea. Click to enlarge the image.
Thistle
Thistle plant Kritinia Castle. Click to enlarge the image.Thistle fruit Castle Kritinia. Click to enlarge the image.
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Succulent plant village of Kremasti. Click to enlarge the image.Succulent flower village of Kremasti. Click to enlarge the image.Succulent flower village of Kremasti. Click to enlarge the image.
Cactus
Succulent leaves, village Kremasti. Click to enlarge the image.Cactus plant village of Kremasti. Click to enlarge the image.Cactus fruits, village Kremasti. Click to enlarge the image.

Trees Trees

Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis)
Aleppo pine, plant, ancient city of Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.Aleppo pine foliage, ancient city of Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.Aleppo pine cones, ancient city of Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.
Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis)
Aleppo pine bark, ancient city of Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.
Holm oak (Quercus ilex)?
Oak plant Mount Filerimos. Click to enlarge the image.Oak foliage, Mount Filerimos. Click to enlarge the image.Tree, modern city of Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.
Maple (Acer sp.)
Maple, valley of butterflies. Click to enlarge the image.Maple, valley of butterflies. Click to enlarge the image.Maple, valley of butterflies. Click to enlarge the image.
Italian cypress (Cupressus sempervirens)?
Cypress, Mount Profitis Ilias. Click to enlarge the image.Village of Kremasti. Click to enlarge the image.
Aliboufier (Styrax officinalis)
Aliboufier, valley of butterflies. Click to enlarge the image.Aliboufier, valley of butterflies. Click to enlarge the image.Aliboufier, flower, butterfly valley. Click to enlarge the image.

Insects Insects and Arachnids

(Mesobuthus gibbosus)?
Mesobuthus gibbosus. Click to enlarge the image.Insect glaze Rhodes - Click to enlarge in Fotolia (new tab)Insect glaze Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.
?Grasshopper?
Insect glaze Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.Desert, Castle Kritinia. Click to enlarge the image.Insect Camiros site. Click to enlarge the image.
Common copper (Lycaena phlaeas)
Copper common butterfly (Lycaena phlaeas) Kos. Click to enlarge the image.Copper common butterfly (Lycaena phlaeas) Kos. Click to enlarge the image.

Annelids Annelids

Brown garden snail (Helix aspersa)
Snail glaze Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.

Fish

Reptiles Reptiles

Agame Europe (Laudakia stellio)
Agame Europe, Camiros site. Click to enlarge the image.Agame Europe, Camiros site. Click to enlarge the image.Agame Europe, Camiros site. Click to enlarge the image.

Fowl Fowl

Shrike (Lanius senator)Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)Falcon
Pie-grieche a red head, Lanius senator. Click to enlarge the image.Swallows fortifications of Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.Hawk, Acropolis of Lindos. Click to enlarge the image.

Mammals Mammals

Wild goat (Capra aegagrus)
Herd of goats. Click to enlarge the image.Herd of goats to Skala Kamirou - Click to enlarge in Fotolia (new tab)Wild goat Asklepeio. Click to enlarge the image.

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