BORAGINACEAE
  Species
Status
Location
Habitat
Date
Recorded by
ID Confirmed by
Herbarium Sample
Notes
Myosotis litoralis
New location
Thrypti and the Katharo plateau

18/04/2011 and 27/03/2016
Steve Lenton
Ralf Jahn
No
First recorded by Niels Bohling (2000) from Psiloritis and from the Limnakaro plain Lassithi.
   COMPOSITAE
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Location
Habitat
Date
Recorded by
ID Confirmed by
Herbarium Sample
Notes
Ambrosia maritima
Previous record confirmed.

Maritime sands. Fl
Feb-Apr.
31/01/2016
Fotis Samaritakis  
Ralf Jahn
Yes , MAIcH.
The last published record from Crete of this species was in 1883.
  Species
Status
Location

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Recorded by
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Artemisia vulgaris
New record
Recorded from Kefalas village on a small stony hill where there are abadonted Olive trees and Quercus coccifera
Roadsides and ruderal habitat, 0-100 m.
11.10/16
Fotis Samaritakis
Ralf Jahn
No
Although rather common in northern mainland Greece, it is absent from most of the islands.
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Status
Location
Habitat
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ID Confirmed by
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Notes
Cyanus depressus (syn. Centaurea depressus)
New record
Katharo Plataeau, East Crete
Arable land
19/07/2010
Steve Lenton
Nick Turland
Yes
Several locations were found consisting mainly of one or two plants. Some plants appeared again the during the following few years, but have been sporadic since.
  Species
Status
Location
Habitat

Date
Recorded by
ID Confirmed by
Herbarium Sample
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Tanacetum vulgare
New record
Lassithi plateau, east Crete.
Cultivated, fallow and waste ground, roadsides, pathways, grassy areas. Fl July-Sept.
23/07/2016
Steve Lenton
Ralf Jahn
No
This plant has not been reported from anywhere in Greece or the Greek islands, surprising seeing as there are several well established colonies on Lassithi.
   HYACINTHACEAE
  Species
Status
Location
Habitat

Date
Recorded by
ID Confirmed by
Herbarium Sample
Notes
Bellevalia juliana
New record
Kolokitha, East Crete
Rocky limestone hillsides on abandoned cultivation terraces.
26/02/2009
Julia Jones
Bareka, Turland & Kamari 
Yes
Three locations have been recorded, two smaller colonies and one consisting of several hundred specimens.
  Species
Status
Location
Habitat
Date
Recorded by
ID Confirmed by
Herbarium Sample
Notes
Muscari parviflorum
New location
Almyrida
Olive grove
04/10/16
Enda McMullen
Ralf Jahn
No
According to Arne Strid this species is under recorded from Crete.
LABIATAE
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Status
Location

Habitat

Date
Recorded by
ID Confirmed by
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Notes
Ajuga reptans
New record
Recorded from Kefalas village on a small stony hill where there are abadonted Olive trees and Quercus coccifera.
Woodland clearings, stony and grassy places, generally on dry calcareous soils.
12/04/2015
Fotis Samaritakis
Ralf Jahn
No
Widespread across the Mediterranean, but absent from most of the islands and the extreme E Med. A very common European plant. Previously unrecorded on Crete.
MOLLUGINACEAE
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Habitat

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Notes
Glinus lotoides
Previous record confirmed.
Agia lake in Chania under the central bridge when the water level was low.
Alluvial plains and mudflats, ruderalised, in coastal habitats and near lakes and streams, 0-100(-500)m
04/08/2016
Fotis Samaritakis
Ralf Jahn
No
Records from Crete go back to Raulin (1869), but had not recently been confirmed.
ORCHIDACEAE
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Status
Location
Habitat
Date
Recorded by
ID Confirmed by
Herbarium Sample
Notes
Cephalanthera cucullata
New location
4 km SW. of Kroustas, east Crete.
Calcareous woodland (700-1500m).
04/05/2016
Julia Jones & Steve Lenton
Not required
Not required
This is a new and important find. The total number of flowering plants exceeded 100. Over an area of some 1500 sq.metres
ULMACEAE
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Status
Location
Habitat
Date
Recorded by
ID Confirmed by
Herbarium Sample
Notes
Zelkova abelicea
New locations
Katharo plateau, 4 previously unrecorded locations in dry gullies to the SE. corner of the plateau.
March 2016
Steve Lenton
Steve Lenton
Not required
Over 40 shrub sized specimens were found. It is not surprising that there are still unrecorded incidents of Zelkova on Katharo, given the nature of the plateau.
UMBELLIFERAE
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Status
Location
Habitat
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Bupleurum subovatum
New record
Katharo Plataeau, East Crete
Arable land
26/05/2009
Steve Lenton
Nick Turland
Yes
Several locations were found consisting mainly of one or two plants. Some plants appeared again during the following few years, but have been sporadic since.
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Status
Location
Habitat

Date
Recorded by
ID Confirmed by
Herbarium Sample
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Eryngium amorginum
New location
Pachy Ammos, east Crete.
Calcareous cliffs and open ground near to the sea.(50-600m.). Fl. June-July.
01/06/2015
Prof Yannis Zacharakis
Nick Turland
No.
A new location, and a very important find, owing to the fact that the previously recorded location is now devoid of specimens.
   VIOLACEAE
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Status
Location
Habitat
Date
Recorded by
ID Confirmed by
Herbarium Sample
Notes
Viola hymettia
New Record
West Crete, exact location unrecorded.
Grassy and stony meadows, at low altitudes.
25/03/2016
Prof Yannis Zacharakis
Ralf Jahn and Arne Strid
No
A plant known to occur in the south-eastern Peloponnisos, Greece and eastwards to Portugal and Turkey.