Micromeria hyssopifolia Endemic

Micromeria hyssopifolia whole Micromeria hyssopifolia close

The left hand photo gives an impression of how tiny the white flowers are on M. hyssopifolia which is endemic to the Canary Islands (Tenerife and El Hierro). The leaves smell of Thyme when crushed and are covered with hairs giving a tomentose appearance close-up.

Micromeria hyssopifolia

Micromeria hyssopifolia No English name

Teno mountains near Santiago valley, Tenerife 16th Feb 2009

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Micromeria hyssopifolia No English name

Teno mountains near Santiago valley, Tenerife 16th Feb 2009

Added on 16th June 2011

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