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Flowers in the Maltese Islands

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S: The Maltese Flora

FC: Flowers in the Maltese Countryside

1: Barbary Nut Iris Fjurdulis Selvagg | The plant grows in shallow soils in garrigue areas and in the countryside. It flowers from March to May. The plant's height varies between 10cm to 25cm

2: Alexanders Karfus il-Hmir A common cultivated flowering plant. It bears fruits, which are black in colour.

3: Hoary Rock-Rose Cistu Roza

4: A monocot, perennial plant that grows from underground tubers. | Branched Asphodel Berwieq

5: Bumble Bee Orchid Nahla | The flower is normally found in garrigue and rocky habitats. It flowers in March & April

6: Large Star of Bethlehem Halib it-Tajr Kbir | The plant grows in rocky habitats, garrigue & Valleys

7: Common Pyramidal Orchid Orkida Piramidali

8: French Daffodil | Narcis

9: Common Poppy Pepprin | An Annual Herb | The flower has 4 very bright red petals

10: Maltese Everlasting Sempreviva ta' Ghawdex The flowers smell like curry! The leaves have many tiny silvery hairs on their surface.

11: Field Gladiolus Habb il-Qamh

12: A Plant with several blue star-shaped flowers | B o R A G E | It flowers between January & May | Fidloqqom

13: Crown Daisy Lellux | A very common flower, growing between January and June The flower heads can be up to 6cm in diameter.

14: Southern Dwarf Iris Bellus | A very rare Iris found in just a few garrigue areas

15: Sea Daffodil Pankrazju | The flowers have a pleasing, exotic and very subtle lily scent.

16: Maltese Rock-Centaury | Widnet il-Bahar It is endemic to Malta It is the national plant of Malta

17: Blue Hound's Tongue Lsien il-Kelb

18: A thistle-like plant | Qaqocc Tax-Xewk | Wild Artichoke

19: Scarlet Pimpernel Harira Hamra

20: Tassel Hyacinth Basal il-Hniezer Grows from March to May in steppes and disturbed ground.

21: Photobook Compiled by Ms N. Scerri Sources: www.maltawildplants.com schoolnet.gov.mt/tanti/flora.html montana.plant-life.org The Maltese Countryside (Vol 1): A pictorial guide to the flora of the Maltese Islands by Guido Bonett and Joe Attard

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  • Title: Flowers in the Maltese Islands
  • The book includes a variety of some of the flowers found in the Maltese countryside.
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  • Published: about 9 years ago