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Impressions of a Burnt Land

by Caroline Harbouri
photographs by Olivier Filippi

For the full article see The Mediterranean Garden No 51, January 2008.

The natural regeneration of plants after a fire is a token of hope to our human perceptions. Bulbous plants flowering in the Peloponnese in November 2007, a couple of months after devastating forest fires.


Crocus niveus with C. boryi (the smaller flower on the left).


Crocus goulimyi.


Crocus goulimyi and C. niveus.





Cyclamen graecum flowering in the ashes.

 

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