A Flora and Fauna of Symi

A personal guide to the wildlife of Symi and beyond

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Bougainvillea

July 12, 2016

Another colourful plant that seems to thrive in the summer heat on Symi is the bougainvillea. It is named after Louis Antoine de Bougainville (1729–1811) who was a French navigator. The plant comes from Central and South America.

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