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The species of August 2013

Name: Long-eared hedgehog Scientific name: Hemiechinus auritus dorotheae           Description Endemic subspecies of Cyprus, a small terrestrial mammal with a size of about 18-25 cm. In his hair he has thorns about 20 mm long, mainly on the upper part of his body. The thorns he ...

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The species of July 2013

Name: Sea Daffodil Scientific name: Pancratium maritimum Family: Amaryllidaceae   Description Perennial plant, bulbous plant, with a trunk height of about 40 cm and a root system that reaches 1.5 m. Flowers white, symmetrical, fragrant, with 6 stamens and yellow anthers. Spreading An endemic plant that can only be found ...

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The species of June 2013

Name: Cyprus Hare Scientific name: Lepus europaeus cyprius         Description Mammal of the hare family and hunting species. Very fast and smart animal, it has a disadvantage in its vision but balances with its very good developed hearing. It has a brown-yellow color, depending on the age ...

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The species of May 2013

Name: Dominican Sage Scientific name: Salvia dominica L.           Description Aromatic shrub or semi-shrub with a height of up to 100cm. Its shoots are square with dense ash, glandular or non-glandular hair. Its leaves are simple, arranged along the entire length of the shoots, with an ...

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The species of April 2013

Name: Mallard Scientific name: Anas platyrhynchos Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Anseriformes Family: Anatidae Genus: Anas   Description The Mallard duck is the most common duck and wild ancestor of the duck pet. The color of the male differs from that of the female. The male is characterized ...

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The species of March 2013

Name: Cyprus rockcress scientific name: Arabis purpurea Family: Cruciferae           Description Perennial plant with a height of up to 30 cm. Its shoots and leaves consist of asteroid hairs. Its leaves are simple, alternately, silver-green. Its flowers are originally arranged in dense corymbose inflorescences which gradually ...

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The species of February 2013

Name: Eurasian Jackdaw Scientific name: Corvus monedula Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Passeriformes Family: Corvidae Description Colic is the smallest species of crow. Its plumage is usually gray-black with a grayish neck and a dark gray belly. The color of his eyes is white. Spreading Permanent resident of ...

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The species of January 2013

Name: Chamomile Scientific name: Anthemis tomentosa  L                                                                                        ...

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The species of 2012

  January  Name: Water Mint Scientific name: Mentha aquatica           February Scientific name: Phoenicolacerta troodica    March Name: Thyme Scientific name: Satureja thymbra              April Name: Coin-marked snake Scientific name: Hemorrhois nummifer       May Name: Grey Birdsfoot Trefoil Scientific name: Lotus cytisoides             ...

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