MaltaWildPlants.com by Stephen Mifsud
 
     
   22 Sep 2019      ()
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This index of
PURPLE flowers
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PLANTS WITH VIOLET to PURPLE FLOWERS
If you do not find your purple-violet flower here, try in the Pink index. Sometimes such flowers can appear to be blue or red for some people.
[ Main Colour Index ] [ Red ] [ Pink ] [ Violet ] [ Blue ] [ Green ] [ Yellow ] [ Pale Yellow ] [ White ] [ Orange ] [ Brown ] [ Inconsp. ]
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Aptenia cordifolia
        Aizooaceae
Heart-leaved Ice Plant
Widnet il-Ħanżir
Aptenia lancifolia
        Aizooaceae
Lance-leaved Ice Plant
Qrun il-Baqra
Carpobrotus acinaciformis
        Aizooaceae
Glaucous Hottenot Fig
Xuxet San Ġwann rari
Carpobrotus edulis
        Aizooaceae
Hottenot Fig
Xuxet San Ġwann
Delosperma cooperi
        Aizooaceae
Though Trailing Ice Plant
Maltese name not known
Disphyma crassifolium
        Aizooaceae
Rounded Noon Flower
Maltese name not known
Lampranthus multiradiatus
        Aizooaceae
Creeping Ice Plant
Maltese name not known
Lampranthus spectabilis
        Aizooaceae
Trailing Ice Plant
Maltese name not known
Alisma lanceolatum
        Alismataceae
Spear-leaved Water Plantain
Biżbula tal-Ilma tal-weraq dojjoq
Alisma plantago-aquatica
        Alismataceae
Water Plantain
Biżbula tal-Ilma
Allium ampeloprasum
        Amaryllidaceae
Broadleaf Wild Leek
Kurrat
Allium commutatum x polyanthum
        Amaryllidaceae
Hybrid Sea Leek
Kurrat tax-xatt bagħal
Allium nigrum
        Amaryllidaceae
Black Garlic
Ċuplajs
Allium polyanthum
        Amaryllidaceae
Many-flowered garlic
Kurrat selvaġġ
Allium roseum
        Amaryllidaceae
Rosy Garlic
Tewm Ħamrani
Allium sphaerocephalon subsp. sphaerocephalon
        Amaryllidaceae
Round-Headed Leek
Tewm Kaħlani
Tulbaghia violacea
        Amaryllidaceae
Society Garlic
Tewm vjola
Nerium oleander
        Apocynaceae
Oleander
Siġra tad-Difel
Periploca angustifolia
        Apocynaceae
African Wolfbane
Siġret il-Ħarir
Vinca major
        Apocynaceae
Greater Periwinkle
Maltese name not known
Muscari commutatum
        Asparagaceae
Dark Grape Hyacinth
Muskari skuri
Muscari parviflorum
        Asparagaceae
Autumn Grape Hyacinth
Ġjaċint tal-Ħarifa
Scilla peruviana
        Asparagaceae
Portuguese Squill
Għansar tal-ġonna
Scilla sicula
        Asparagaceae
Sicilian Squill
Għansal ikħal
Atractylis cancellata
        Asteraceae
Cage Thistle
Xewk tal-gaġġa
Atractylis gummifera
        Asteraceae
Stemless Atractylis
Xewk tal-mixta
Carduncellus coeruleus
        Asteraceae
Blue Thistle
Xewk ikhal
Carduus australis subsp. marmoratus
        Asteraceae
Arabian Thistle
Ħorfox
Carduus pycnocephalus
        Asteraceae
Plymouth Thistle
Xewk tal-fjura żgħira
Carduus tenuiflorus
        Asteraceae
Winged Plumeless Thistle
Xewk tal-fjura żgħira
Carlina lanata
        Asteraceae
Wooly Carline Thistle
Sebqet 'l Ommha
Centaurea calcitrapa
        Asteraceae
Red Star-Thistle
Maltese name not known
Centaurea cyanus
        Asteraceae
Cornflower
Maltese name not known
Centaurea diluta
        Asteraceae
North African Knapweed
Xewk tal-Afrika ta' fuq
Centaurea jacea s.l.
        Asteraceae
Brownray Knapweed
Maltese name not known
Cheirolophus crassifolius
        Asteraceae
Maltese Rock-Centaury
Widnet il-Baħar
Chrysanthemum zawadskii subsp. coreanum
        Asteraceae
Korean Chrysanthemun
Maltese name not known
Crupina crupinastrum
        Asteraceae
Southern Crupina
Maltese name not known
Cynara cardunculus
        Asteraceae
Wild Artichoke
Qaqoċċ tax-xewk
Cynara scolymus
        Asteraceae
Globe Artichoke
Qaqoċċ
Cynara scolymus x cardunculus
        Asteraceae
Globe Artichoke (x hybrid)
Qaqoċċ
Notobasis syriaca
        Asteraceae
Horse Thistle
Xewk tax-xitan
Onopordum argolicum
        Asteraceae
Argolian Cotton Thistle
Xewk ta' Għawdex
Osteospermum jucundum
        Asteraceae
African Daisy
Maltese name not known
Silybum marianum
        Asteraceae
Milk Thistle
Xewk tal-Madonna
Jacaranda mimosifolia
        Bignoniaceae
Blue Jacaranda
Maltese name not known
Ceiba speciosa
        Bombacaceae
Floss-silk Tree
Maltese name not known
Cynoglossum creticum
        Boraginaceae
Blue Hound's Tongue
Ilsien il-Kelb
Echium arenarium
        Boraginaceae
Coastal Viper's Bugloss
Lsien il-fart tar-ramel
Echium candicans
        Boraginaceae
Pride of Madeira
Maltese name not known
Echium plantagineum
        Boraginaceae
Purple Viper's Bugloss
Lsien il-fart vjola
Echium sabulicola
        Boraginaceae
Sand Viper's Bugloss
Lsien il-fart tax-xatt
Wigandia caracasana
        Boraginaceae
Wigandia
Maltese name not known
Cakile maritima
        Brassicaceae
Sea Rocket
Kromb il-baħar
Diplotaxis viminea
        Brassicaceae
Southern Rocket
Aruka selvaġġa
Enarthrocarpus pterocarpus
        Brassicaceae
Winged Radish
Ravanell tal-Eġittu
Matthiola incana subsp. incana
        Brassicaceae
Hoary Stocks
Giżi
Matthiola incana subsp. melitensis
        Brassicaceae
Maltese Stocks
Giżi ta' Malta
Matthiola longipetala
        Brassicaceae
Night-scented Stock
Giżi ta' lejl
Matthiola tricuspidata
        Brassicaceae
Three-horned Stocks
Ġiżi tal-baħar
Acanthocereus tetragonus
        Cactaceae
Barbed Wire Cereus
Maltese name not known
Cercis siliquastrum
        Caesalpiniaceae
Judas Tree
Siġra ta' Ġuda
Legousia hybrida var. foliosa
        Campanulaceae
Venus looking Glass
Maltese name not known
Centranthus ruber
        Caprifoliaceae
Red Valerian
Toppu tar-reġina
Fedia graciliflora
        Caprifoliaceae
Lesser Horn-of-plenty
Sieq il-ħamiema
Scabiosa atropurpurea
        Caprifoliaceae
Sweet Scabiosa
Skabjoża ħamra
Scabiosa maritima
        Caprifoliaceae
Southern Scabiosa
Skabjoża
Silene colorata
        Caryophyllaceae
Pink Pirouette
Ilsien l-għasfur
Spergularia purpurea
        Caryophyllaceae
Purple Sand-Spurrey
Maltese name not known
Vaccaria hispanica
        Caryophyllaceae
Cowherb
Maltese name not known
Cistus creticus
        Cistaceae
Hoary Rockrose
Ċistu roża
Convolvulus arvensis
        Convolvulaceae
Field BindWeed
Leblieb tar-raba
Ipomoea cairica
        Convolvulaceae
Ivy-leaved Morning Glory
Maltese name not known
Ipomoea indica
        Convolvulaceae
Ocean Blue Morning Glory
Kampanella
Ipomoea purpurea
        Convolvulaceae
Common Morning Glory
Maltese name not known
Sedum caespitosum
        Crassulaceae
Broad-leaved Stonecrop
Maltese name not known
Anthyllis vulneraria subsp. maura
        Fabaceae
Common Kidney Vetch
Silla tal-blat
Bituminaria bituminosa
        Fabaceae
Pitch Trefoil
Silla tal-mogħoż
Hedysarum coronarium
        Fabaceae
Sulla
Silla
Hedysarum glomeratum
        Fabaceae
Clustered Sulla
Silla selvaġġa
Hedysarum spinosissimum
        Fabaceae
Spiny Sulla
Silla bix-xewk
Lathyrus clymenum
        Fabaceae
Crimson Pea
Ġilbiena tas-serp
Lathyrus gorgoni
        Fabaceae
R Pea
Maltese name not known
Lathyrus inconspicuus
        Fabaceae
Inconspicuous Pea
Maltese name not known
Lathyrus odoratus
        Fabaceae
Sweet Pea
Maltese name not known
Medicago sativa
        Fabaceae
Alfalfa
Nefel
Ononis reclinata
        Fabaceae
Small Restharrow
Broxka
Tetragonolobus purpureus
        Fabaceae
Crimson Dragon's Teeth
Fiġġiela ħamra
Trifolium pratense
        Fabaceae
Red Clover
Xnien ta' l-eghlieqi
Vicia bithynica
        Fabaceae
Bithynian Vetch
Ġilbiena ħoxna
Vicia hirsuta
        Fabaceae
Hairy Tare
Maltese name not known
Vicia monantha
        Fabaceae
Barn Vetch
Maltese name not known
Vicia narbonensis
        Fabaceae
Narbonne Vetch
Ġilbiena ħoxna
Vicia pannonica
        Fabaceae
Hungarian Vetch
Maltese name not known
Vicia peregrina
        Fabaceae
Slender-leaved Vetch
Maltese name not known
Vicia sativa subsp. nigra
        Fabaceae
Common Vetch
Ġilbiena sewda
Vicia sativa subsp. sativa
        Fabaceae
Common Vetch
Ġilbiena sewda
Vicia villosa
        Fabaceae
Fodder Vetch
Maltese name not known
Frankenia hirsuta
        Frankeniaceae
Hairy Sea Heath
Erba Franka
Frankenia laevis
        Frankeniaceae
Sea Heath
Maltese name not known
Frankenia pulverulenta
        Frankeniaceae
Annual Sea Heath
Maltese name not known
Fumaria bastardii
        Fumariaceae
Tall Ramping Fumitory
Maltese name not known
Fumaria bicolor
        Fumariaceae
Two-coloured Fumitory
Maltese name not known
Fumaria densiflora
        Fumariaceae
Dense-flowered Fumitory
Maltese name not known
Fumaria flabellata
        Fumariaceae
Southern Ramping Fumitory
Maltese name not known
Fumaria gaillardotii
        Fumariaceae
Italian Fumitory
Daħnet L-art kbira
Fumaria muralis
        Fumariaceae
Common Ramping Fumitory
Maltese name not known
Fumaria officinalis
        Fumariaceae
Common Fumitory
Daħnet L-art medja
Centaurium erythraea
        Gentianaceae
Common Centaury
Ċentawrija kbira
Centaurium pulchellum
        Gentianaceae
Lesser Centaury
Ċentawrija żgħira
Centaurium spicatum
        Gentianaceae
Spiked Centaury
Ċentawrija tal-virga
Centaurium tenuiflorum
        Gentianaceae
Slender Centaury
Ċentawrija rqiqa
Erodium alnifolium
        Geraniaceae
Alder-leaved storksbill
Maltese name not known
Erodium chium
        Geraniaceae
Mediterranean Storkbill
Maltese name not known
Erodium cicutarium
        Geraniaceae
Common Storkbill
Maltese name not known
Erodium laciniatum
        Geraniaceae
Cut-leaved Storkbill
Moxt tar-ramel
Erodium malacoides
        Geraniaceae
Mallow-Leaved Stork's Bill
Moxt
Erodium moschatum
        Geraniaceae
Musk Stork's Bill
Ħaxixa tal-Misk
Geranium dissectum
        Geraniaceae
Cut-leaved Crane's Bill
Ġeranju tal-weraq bil-pizzi
Geranium molle
        Geraniaceae
Dove's foot Crane's Bill
Ġeranju tal-weraq artab
Geranium purpureum
        Geraniaceae
Little Robin
Ġeranju roża
Geranium rotundifolium
        Geraniaceae
Round-Leaved Crane's Bill
Ġeranju tal-werqa tonda
Crocus longiflorus
        Iridaceae
Yellow-throated Crocus
Żagħfran selvaġġ skars
Gladiolus italicus
        Iridaceae
Field Gladiolus
Ħabb tal-qamħ tar-raba
Iris foetidissima
        Iridaceae
Stinking Iris
Fjurduliż tal-Bosk
Iris germanica
        Iridaceae
Garden Iris
Fjurduliż ikħal
Iris pseudopumila
        Iridaceae
Southern Dwarf Iris
Bellus
Iris tectorum
        Iridaceae
Chinese Iris
Maltese name not known
Iris xiphium
        Iridaceae
Spanish Iris
Fjurduliż tal-ġonna
Moraea aegyptia
        Iridaceae
Large-flowered Barbary Nut-Iris
Fjurduliż tax-xagħri
Moraea sisyrinchium
        Iridaceae
Barbary Nut Iris
Fjurduliż salvaġġ
Romulea melitensis
        Iridaceae
Maltese sand crocus
Zagħfran tal-blat ta' Malta
Romulea ramiflora
        Iridaceae
Sand Crocus (branched)
Żagħfran tal-blat komuni
Romulea rollii
        Iridaceae
Sand Crocus (Rollii's)
Żagħfran tar-Ramel ta' Rolli
Ajuga iva subsp. iva
        Lamiaceae
Southern Bugle
Xantkura
Lamium amplexicaule
        Lamiaceae
Henbit Dead Nettle
Kapilliera
Lavandula angustifolia
        Lamiaceae
Common Lavender
Maltese name not known
Lavandula dentata
        Lamiaceae
French Lavender
Maltese name not known
Lavandula multifida
        Lamiaceae
Fern-leaved Lavender
Maltese name not known
Mentha pulegium
        Lamiaceae
Peppermint
Plejju
Mentha x piperita
        Lamiaceae
Peppermint
Nagħniegħ tas-seba' rwejjaħ
Micromeria graeca
        Lamiaceae
Greek Savory
Sagħtrija Griega
Micromeria microphylla
        Lamiaceae
Maltese savory
Xpakkapietra
Origanum dictamnus
        Lamiaceae
Dittany
Riegnu ta' Ġnien il-Kbir
Plectranthus amboinicus
        Lamiaceae
Cuban oregano
Maltese name not known
Salvia officinalis
        Lamiaceae
Common Sage
Salvja tal-ikel
Salvia verbenaca
        Lamiaceae
Wild Sage
Salvja selvaġġa
Teucrium scordium subsp. scordioides
        Lamiaceae
Water Germander
Borgħom tal-ilma
Thymbra capitata
        Lamiaceae
Mediterranean Thyme
Sagħtar
Vitex agnus-castus
        Lamiaceae
Chaste Tree
Siġret il-virgi
Lythrum junceum
        Lythraceae
Creeping Loosestrife
Litrum tal-ilma
Alcea rosea
        Malvaceae
Common Hollyhock
Bastun ta' San Ġuzepp
Lagunaria patersonii
        Malvaceae
Primrose Tree
Lagunarja
Lavatera arborea
        Malvaceae
Tree Mallow
Ħobbejża tas-siġra
Malope malacoides subsp. malacoides
        Malvaceae
Hairy Mallow
Maltese name not known
Malope trifida
        Malvaceae
Annual Malope
Maltese name not known
Malva sylvestris
        Malvaceae
Common Mallow
Ħobbejża tar-raba
Bougainvillea glabra
        Nyctaginaceae
Lesser Bougainvillea
Buganvilla żgħira
Bougainvillea spectabilis
        Nyctaginaceae
Bougainvillea
Buganvilla
Mirabilis jalapa
        Nyctaginaceae
Four o'clock Flower
Buganvilla
Epilobium parviflorum
        Onagraceae
Hoary Willowherb
Maltese name not known
Epilobium tetragonum subsp. tournefortii
        Onagraceae
Square-stalked Willowherb
Epilobju
Anacamptis collina
        Orchidaceae
Fan-Lipped Orchid
Orkida Ħamra
Anacamptis fragrans
        Orchidaceae
Scented Bug Orchid
Orkida tfuħ
Anacamptis longicornu
        Orchidaceae
Horned Orchid
Orkida tal-Qrun
Anacamptis morio
        Orchidaceae
Green-winged Orchid
Orkida tal-Elmu
Anacamptis pyramidalis
        Orchidaceae
Pyramidal Orchid
Orkida Piramidali
Himantoglossum robertianum
        Orchidaceae
Giant Orchid
Orkida Kbira
Orchis italica
        Orchidaceae
Naked Man Orchid
Ħajja u Mejta tal-Werqa Fdewxa
Serapias lingua
        Orchidaceae
Tongue Orchid
Orkida tal-ilsien
Orobanche caryophyllacea
        Orobanche
Bedstraw Broomrape
Maltese name not known
Orobanche cernua
        Orobanche
Drooping Broomrape
Maltese name not known
Orobanche minor
        Orobanche
Common Broomrape
Maltese name not known
Phelipanche mutelii
        Orobanche
Dwarf Broomrape
Budebbus tal-Ingliża qasir
Phelipanche nana subsp. nana
        Orobanche
Dwarf Sorrel Broomrape
Budebbus tal-Ingliża vjola
Oxalis debilis
        Oxalidaceae
Pink Wood Sorrel
Maltese name not known
Papaver somniferum subsp. setigerum
        Papaveraceae
Opium Poppy
Xaħxieħ Vjola
Passiflora perfoliata
        Passifloraceae
Leafy Passion Flower
Fjura tal-passjoni taj-Ġamajka
Passiflora x violaceae
        Passifloraceae
Violet Passion flower
Fjura tal-passjoni (vjola)
Antirrhinum tortuosum
        Plantaginaceae
Greater Snapdragon
Papoċċi ħomor
Bartsia trixago
        Plantaginaceae
Mediterranean Lineseed
Perlina bajda
Cymbalaria muralis
        Plantaginaceae
Ivy-leaved Toadflax
Ċimbalarja
Kickxia commutata
        Plantaginaceae
Mediterranean Fluellen
Xatbet l-art vjola
Kickxia elatine
        Plantaginaceae
Round-leaved Fluellen
Xatbet l-art skars
Kickxia spuria
        Plantaginaceae
Round leaved Fluellen
Xetbet l-art safra
Linaria pseudolaxiflora
        Plantaginaceae
Maltese Toadflax
Papoċċi ta' Malta
Linaria triphylla
        Plantaginaceae
Three-coloured Toadflax
Papoċċi tat-tlett werqiet
Misopates orontium
        Plantaginaceae
Lesser Snapdragon
Papoċċi rqiq
Veronica anagallis-aquatica
        Plantaginaceae
Blue Water Speedwell
Veronika tal-ilma
Veronica arvensis
        Plantaginaceae
Wall Speedwell
Maltese name not known
Veronica hederifolia
        Plantaginaceae
Ivy-leaved Speedwell
Veronika tal-weraq tal-liedna
Veronica persica
        Plantaginaceae
Common Field Speedwell
Maltese name not known
Veronica polita
        Plantaginaceae
Grey-leaved Speedwell
Veronika żgħira
Limonium melitense
        Plumbaginaceae
Maltese Sea Lavender
Limonju ta' Malta
Limonium serotinum
        Plumbaginaceae
Narbonne's Sea Lavander
Maltese name not known
Limonium sinuatum
        Plumbaginaceae
English Statice
Limonju
Limonium virgatum
        Plumbaginaceae
Violet Sea Lavender
Limonju tal-baħar
Limonium zeraphae
        Plumbaginaceae
Zerapha's Sea Lavender
Limonju ta' Żerafa
Plumbago europaea
        Plumbaginaceae
European Plumbago
Pjombina selvaġġa
Pennisetum setaceum
        Poaceae
African Feather Grass
Penniżetum
Polygala myrtifolia
        Polygalaceae
African Milkwort
Maltese name not known
Eichhomia crassipes
        Pontederiaceae
Water Hyacinth
Maltese name not known
Anemone coronaria
        Ranunculaceae
Crown Anemone
Kaħwiela
Anemone hortensis
        Ranunculaceae
Broad-leaved Anem
Kaħwiela ċara
Delphinium halteratum
        Ranunculaceae
Winged Larkspur
Sieq il-Ħamiema
Rubus ulmifolius
        Rosaceae
Bramble
Għollieq
Putoria calabrica
        Rubiaceae
Stinking Madder
Putorja
Hyoscyamus niger
        Solanaceae
Henbane
Maltese name not known
Lycium chinense
        Solanaceae
Chinese Tea Tree
Għawseġ taċ-Ċina
Lycium europaeum
        Solanaceae
Mediterranean Tea Tree
Għawseġ tal-Mediterran
Lycium ferrocissimum
        Solanaceae
African Tea Tree
Għawseġ tal-Afrika
Lycium intricatum
        Solanaceae
Southern Tea Tree
Għawseġ
Solanum elaeagnifolium
        Solanaceae
Silver-leaf Nightshade
Maltese name not known
Solanum sodomaeum
        Solanaceae
Brown Nightshade
Maltese name not known
Duranta repens
        Verbenaceae
Golden Dewdrop
Maltese name not known
Lantana montevidensis
        Verbenaceae
Trailing Lantana
Lantana xeblieka
Verbena officinalis
        Verbenaceae
Common Verbena
Buqexrem
Viola odorata
        Violaceae
Sweet Violet
Vjola
Fagonia cretica
        Zygophyllaceae
Fagonia
Fagonja




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