Flower of the month | May | Ebenus cretica – Cretan ebony

Despite its name Cretan ebony bears no relation to the tropical tree of the same name. Ebenus cretica is a Cretan endemic flower that can grow in large populations on some hillsides (for example on the way to Sougia) as well as in the cliffs of gorges.

It flowers from April to June.

Ebenus cretica - Cretan ebony

 

Ebenus cretica - Cretan ebony

 

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