Petromarula pinnata (the name petromarula means 'rock or
stone lettuce' in Greek, referring to the delicious taste of
the leaves which were used in salads) is an endemic Cretan
flower growing in cliffs and walls.
There are some very interesting and detailed facts about Petromarula pinnata as well as botanical drawings here.
You can click on the pictures to enlarge.
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