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Tomillo sapero

Frankenia corymbosa


Is a shrub of the family of Frankeniaceae. Woody at the base, low size, pubescent, with erect or oblique stems. It has the leaves linear, in bundles with hydathodes or stomata provided aquifers that exude salty water in times of stress for the plant. Its flowers are pentamerous, with white or pink corollas, with six stamens arranged in terminal leafy tops.


Environmentally resistant to moderate salinity conditions.


Found near salines in Playa de Tamarit, Santa Pola.

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The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

¡Gracias, Isabela!

Isabela 8 years ago

Fantásticos macros de estas florecillas diminutas!

The MnMs
The MnMs 10 years ago

Thanks, Dilek!

Dilek Cifci
Dilek Cifci 10 years ago

Wow! What a beauty, Marta!

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Santa Pola, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain

Spotted on Apr 8, 2012
Submitted on Apr 25, 2012

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