A Flora and Fauna of Symi

A personal guide to the wildlife of Symi and beyond

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Fruits of Trees

The fruits of trees; Tree of Heaven; Carob; Cypress; Fig; Pinus Brutia or Calabrian pine (close relative of the Aleppo pine that is used in the making of retsina); Turpentine tree (close relative of the Mastic tree from which a spirit is made locally and famous in Chios); Plane tree; Portugal Laurel. And all in mid June such is the season here!

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