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Index of Plant Families (7 families in this page)

ARISTOLOCHIACEAE
Sandalwood
BERBERIDACEAE
Barberry
FUMARIACEAE
Fumitoy
LAURACEAE
Laurel
NYMPHAEACEAE
Water Lilies
PAPAVERACEAE
Poppy
RANUNCULACEAE
Buttercup
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ARISTOLOCHIACEAE
Juss.
( Sandalwood Family )
Subfamalies: Aristolochioideae; Asaroideae

Family Description: Herbs or woody climbers. Leaves alternate, entire, exstipulate. Flowers solitary or in axillary clusters, hermaphrodite, actinomorphic or zygomorphic, usually 3-merous. Perianth in 1 whorl, more or less petaloid, forming a tube, 1- or 3-lobed at the apex; stamens 6 or 12 in 1 or 2 whorls, free or connate with the stylar column. Ovary inferior, 6-locular; placentation axillary; styles usually 6, free or connate to form a column with a 6-lobed stigma; ovules numerous. Fruit a capsule.
Botanical Name Common Name Maltese Name Flowering Period Thumbnail Picture Profile Type
Lojacono

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Green-flowered Birthwort,
Southern Birthwort
Papra Selvaġġa,
Aristolokja
Mar-May Normal Profile
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BERBERIDACEAE
Juss.
( Barberry Family )
Subfamalies: nil.

Family Description: Shrubs or herbs. Leaves alternate or basal. Flowers hermaphrodite, (2)3-merous. Perianth-segments 6-9, in 3 or 4 whorls, at least the inner ones petaloid; honey-leaves 4-6, petaloid or nectariform. Stamens 4-6, opposite the honey-leaves; anthers dehiscing by apically-hinged valves. Carpel solitary, superior.
Botanical Name Common Name Maltese Name Flowering Period Thumbnail Picture Profile Type
(Pursh) Nutt.

Main Synonym :
Berbis aquifolium
Oregon Grape,
Oregon Grapeholly
Maltese Name Not Known Spring Normal Profile
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FUMARIACEAE
DC.
( Fumitoy Family )
Subfamalies: nil.

Family Description: Description text for this family is under progress and unavailable at the moment ...
Botanical Name Common Name Maltese Name Flowering Period Thumbnail Picture Profile Type
Lagasca

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Field Fumitory Maltese Name Not Known Dec-May Normal Profile
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Boreau

Main Synonym :
Fumaria affinis
Tall Ramping Fumitory Maltese Name Not Known Dec-Apr Normal Profile
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Nicotra

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Two-coloured Fumitory Maltese Name Not Known Feb-Apr Normal Profile
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L.

Main Synonym :
Fumaria officinalis subsp. capreolata
White Ramping Fumitory Maltese Name Not Known Dec-Mar Normal Profile
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DC.

Main Synonym :
Fumaria micrantha
Dense-flowered Fumitory Maltese Name Not Known Mar-May Normal Profile
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Gasparrini

Main Synonym :
Fumaria capreolata subsp. flabellata
Southern Ramping Fumitory Maltese Name Not Known Feb-Mar Normal Profile
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Boissier

Main Synonym :
Fumaria agraria subsp. major
Italian Fumitory Daħnet L-art Kbira Mar-Jun Normal Profile
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Koch

Main Synonym :
Fumaria capreolata subsp. muralis
Common Ramping Fumitory Maltese Name Not Known Mar-Jun Normal Profile
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L.

Main Synonym :
Fumaria viciosoi
Common Fumitory Daħnet L-art Medja Dec-Jul Normal Profile
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Lamarck

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Fine-leaved Fumitory Daħnet L-art żgħira Jan-May Normal Profile
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Boissier

Main Synonym :
Fumaria martinii
Martin's Ramping Fumitory Maltese Name Not Known Dec-May Normal Profile
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Loiseleur

Main Synonym :
Fumaria caespitosa
Few-flowered Fumitory Maltese Name Not Known Feb-Jun Normal Profile
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LAURACEAE
Juss.
( Laurel Family )
Subfamalies: Cassythoideae; Lauroideae

Family Description: Trees or shrubs. Leaves evergreen, entire, gland-dotted, alternate. Dioecious, or flowers hermaphrodite or polygamous; flowers actinomorphic, small, greenish. Perianth deeply 4- to 6-lobed. Stamens usually in 4 whorls; anthers dehiscing by apically hinged valves. Ovary superior, 1-celled; style simple. Fruit a berry.
Botanical Name Common Name Maltese Name Flowering Period Thumbnail Picture Profile Type
L.

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Bay Laurel,
Sweet Bay,
Grecian Laurel
Siġra Tar-rand,
Rand
Feb-Apr Normal Profile
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NYMPHAEACEAE
Salisb.
( Water Lilies Family )
Subfamalies: nil.

Family Description: Perennial, rhizomatous, aquatic herbs. Leaves broadly ellipticovate to orbicular, with a deep basal sinus, glabrous in European plants. Flowers solitary, hermaphrodite, actinomorphic. Perianth-segments free, numerous, the outer 4-6 more or less clearly differentiated as sepals, the remainder petaloid. Stamens numerous, the outer often petaloid. Carpels 8 or more; ovary superior to semi-inferior; ovules 1 to numerous, scattered all over the inner wall of the ovary. Fruit a rather dry berry.
Botanical Name Common Name Maltese Name Flowering Period Thumbnail Picture Profile Type
L.

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
European White Waterlily,
White Lotus,
Nenuphar
Maltese Name Not Known Jun-Aug Normal Profile
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PAPAVERACEAE
Juss.
( Poppy Family )
Subfamalies: Eschscholzioideae; Papaveroideae; Chelidonioideae

Family Description: Herbs with or without latex. Leaves usually spirally arranged, variously dissected. Flowers hermaphrodite, actinomorphic or zygomorphic, hypogynous. Sepals 2(3), caducous. Petals 4-6. Stamens 2, 4 or numerous, whorled. Ovary superior, 1-celled, 2-celled or imperfectly many-celled; carpels 2 to many.
Botanical Name Common Name Maltese Name Flowering Period Thumbnail Picture Profile Type
L.

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Greater Celandine Ħaxixa Tal-felul Apr-Jun Normal Profile
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Crantz

Main Synonym :
Glaucium luteum
Yellow Horned Poppy Peprin Isfar Apr-Oct Normal Profile
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Smith

Main Synonym :
Hypecoum grandiflorum
Beardless Hypecoum Maltese Name Not Known Jan-May Normal Profile
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L.

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Sickle-fruited Hypecoum Maltese Name Not Known Jan-Apr Normal Profile
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L.

Main Synonym :
Papaver rhoeas subsp. dubium
Long-headed Poppy Peprin Tal-frotta Twila Mar-May Normal Profile
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L.

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Rough Poppy Peprin Tal-Lanzit Mar-May Detailed Profile
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Moris

Main Synonym :
Papaver rhoeas subsp. pinnatifidum
Mediterranean Poppy Peprin Tal-istammi Sofor Jan-Mar Normal Profile
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L.

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Red Poppy,
Corn Poppy,
Field Poppy
Peprina ħamra Mar-Jun Detailed Profile
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L.

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Opium Poppy Xaħxieħ Vjola,
Xaħxieħ
Mar-May Detailed Profile
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RANUNCULACEAE
Juss.
( Buttercup Family )
Subfamalies: Hydrastidoideae; Glaucidioideae; Coptoideae; Thalictroideae; Ranunculoideae

Family Description: Herbs or rarely woody climbers. Leaves alternate, exstipulate, rarely opposite or stipulate. Flowers usually hermaphrodite and actinomorphic, hypogynous. Perianth petaloid or sepaloid, verticillate. Honey-leaves (petaloid structures bearing nectaries) often present, sometimes infundibuliform. Stamens numerous, usually spirally arranged, extrorse. Carpels 1 to many, usually free and spirally arranged. Fruit usually of 1 or more follicles or a head of achenes.
Botanical Name Common Name Maltese Name Flowering Period Thumbnail Picture Profile Type
L.

Main Synonym :
Adonis squarrosa
Summer Pheasant's Eye Maltese Name Not Known Jan-May Normal Profile
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DC

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Pheasant's Eye,
Small-Fruited Pheasant's Eye,
Red Chamomille
Għajn Is-Serduq,
Għallet Is-Serduq
Feb-May Normal Profile
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L.

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Crown Anemone,
Poppy Anemone
Kaħwiela Jan-Mar Normal Profile
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L.

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Broad-leaved Anem Kaħwiela ċara Jan-Mar Normal Profile
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L.

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Evergreen Traveller's Joy,
Evergreen Virgin's Bower
Kiesħa Jew Bajda Oct-Dec Detailed Profile
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Smith

Main Synonym :
Delphinium longipes
Winged Larkspur,
Larkspur,
Winged Larkspur
Sieq Il-Ħamiema Jun-Jul Detailed Profile
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L.

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Short-spurred Larkspur Żerrigħet Il-qamel Apr-May Normal Profile
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L.

Main Synonym :
Nigella arvensis subsp. minor
Love-in-a-mist Sieq Il-brimba Mar-May Normal Profile
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L.

Main Synonym :
Ranunculus tuberculatus
Corn Buttercup,
Devil's Claws
Maltese Name Not Known Apr-May Normal Profile
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L.

Main Synonym :
Ranunculus aleae
Bulbous Buttercup,
St. Anthony's Turnip
Maltese Name Not Known Mar-May Normal Profile
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L.

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Autumn Buttercup,
Bullate Buttercup,
Golden Button
Ċfolloq Oct-Dec Detailed Profile
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DC.

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Eastern Buttercup Maltese Name Not Known Mar-May Normal Profile
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L.

Main Synonym :
Ficaria ranunculoides
Lesser Celandine,
Fig Buttercup
Fomm Il-għeliem Jan-Apr Normal Profile
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Desfontaines

Main Synonym :
Ranunculus palustris subsp. macrophyllus
Large-leaved Buttercup Maltese Name Not Known Apr-May Normal Profile
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L.

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Scilly Buttercup,
Rough-fruited Buttercup,
Spiny-fruited Buttercup
Maltese Name Not Known Feb-May Normal Profile
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Villars

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Adder's Tongue Buttercup,
Adder's Tongue Spearwort
Ċfolloq Tal-Għadajjar Mar-Apr Normal Profile
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Poiret

Main Synonym :
No main synonyms for this taxon
Fan-Leaved Buttercup,
Jersey Buttercup
Ċfolloq Tax-xagħri Mar-May Normal Profile
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Viviani

Main Synonym :
Ranunculus peltatus subsp. fucoides
Sanicle-leaved Water Crowfoot Ċfolloq Ta' L-ilma Jan-May Normal Profile
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Crantz

Main Synonym :
Ranunculus parvulus
Hairy Buttercup Maltese Name Not Known Feb-Jun Normal Profile
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Chaix

Main Synonym :
Batrachium trichophyllum
Thread-leaved Water Crowfoot,
Threadleaf Crowfoot,
White Water Buttercup
Ċfolloq Tal-widien Jan-Jun Normal Profile
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Desfontaines

Main Synonym :
Ranunculus vilaenadalis
Three-leaved Buttercup Maltese Name Not Known Mar-Apr Normal Profile
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