Naturalized alien species (non-native) that was introduced in the last 500 years and naturalised within the Maltese natural habitats
Very Common Common Frequent
Scarce Rare Very rare Extinct
Growth form :
Raunkiaer life form: Macro-Phanerophyte (High trees) Germination: Monocotyledon
Legal Protection :
Not Protected by Law (LN200/2011 or LN311/2006)
Red List (1989) :
Not listed in the Red Data Book of the Maltese Islands
Flowering Time :
Introduced as an ornamental plant and became naturalised in some wild places namely at coastal garigues (Eg: Bahar ic-Caghaq). Similar to Agave americana but this has its leaves with smooth margins, hence not spiny.
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