Because of its pivotal geographical position and climatic diversity, as well as the effects over time of human activity, Greece is a botanical kaleidoscope, an evolutionary engine generating vegetational diversity unique in Europe. Considerable endemism is therefore to be expected. Because they are ..
The flora and vegetation of Samothraki, a small but phytogeographically distinct island in the North Aegean area, are presented in Flora of Samothraki based on extensive field work conducted by the authors and their colleagues, and by analysis of relevant literature. An abbreviated and annotated lis..
Greece is a country in which dietary traditions have been formed more or less over millenia. Research has shown that the domestication and systematic utilisation of wild plant species, such as the lentil and types of grain, already began during the Mesolithic period. Gradually, and with the evolutio..
They may not be the size of their tropical relatives but they have no reason to envy the latter in form, colour and...guile. This 240-page book presents the wonderful world of the orchid species of Crete and the Dodecanese in its entirety, i.e. 70 species and 23 sub-species, while a further 5 specie..
The location of Greece at the meeting-point of three continents, together with the relief of its terrain which includes a multitude of high mountains and hundreds of Κilometres of coastline, has endowed it with a rich flora comprising almost 6,000 different species. This huge number, in relation to ..
Το δάσος είναι αγαπημένος προορισμός για πολλούς ανθρώπους. Αποτελεί συνώνυμο της γαλήνης και της παρθένας φύσης. H Mυστική ζωή των δέντρων ρίχνει φως στην πυκνή βλάστηση του δάσους και εμβαθύνει εντυπωσιακά σε ένα μυστηριώδες σύμπαν...
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