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by HC Weber
Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:10 am
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Mysterious small red fruit scattered on ground
Replies: 6
Views: 11245

a cross section would be helpful. I suggest no fruits but bulbils or galls...?
by HC Weber
Thu Apr 17, 2008 5:27 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: announcement for "Ornamental Plants of Malta"
Replies: 40
Views: 73795

Hi forum hardcore members, just a question: is the book in your stores available and has anyone got it?
by HC Weber
Sun Mar 30, 2008 10:38 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Hairy orchid....
Replies: 17
Views: 25741

Hi, p 32 fig 1: the Maltese spider orchid!
Regards, HC
by HC Weber
Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:50 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: announcement for "Ornamental Plants of Malta"
Replies: 40
Views: 73795

Hi together! After a long pregnance (!) the baby is borne and available in Malta`s bookstores soon. Just ask for it in a bookstore and they can order it from the distributor Sierra Books. Or you can order it from the Margraf publisher in Weikersheim, easiest possibly via an email: weckbach@margraf-p...
by HC Weber
Tue Feb 05, 2008 8:03 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: 3 quiz's
Replies: 12
Views: 27368

3 quiz's

2 ornamentals and 1 wild plant- Good luck!
by HC Weber
Wed Jan 16, 2008 5:08 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 49
Replies: 27
Views: 53026

wow MWP- you became an expert for ornamentals without my new book!
This one is not common in Malta, and the pic is from San Anton in front of the wall :-D
by HC Weber
Wed Jan 16, 2008 5:05 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 50
Replies: 28
Views: 56264

family starts with an S, and the fruit is 3-parted :)
by HC Weber
Tue Jan 08, 2008 4:09 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: announcement for "Ornamental Plants of Malta"
Replies: 40
Views: 73795

Hello Glimbo,
thank you very much for the flowers (as we say in german language as compliments)! :D
Regards,
HC
by HC Weber
Mon Oct 15, 2007 7:06 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: announcement for "Ornamental Plants of Malta"
Replies: 40
Views: 73795

announcement for "Ornamental Plants of Malta"

Hello together, it is my great pleasure to inform you about this new book (same size like the Flora) available from Margraf publisher, Germany, in the 1st half of December 07. The price will be 35 Euros. I imagine that this could be a superb Christmas gift! :) Hans Christian Weber graduated with a M...
by HC Weber
Sun Aug 12, 2007 6:55 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: Is this the wild Pyrus?
Replies: 4
Views: 12067

confirm Edwin, we can all name them P. communis s.l. (nice ones are in the Garden of Serenity, still with beautiful fruits- 3 days ago).
by HC Weber
Sun Aug 12, 2007 6:51 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: Cute Pure-white Stelllate flowers
Replies: 6
Views: 14119

Chlorophytum comosum (Thunb.) Jacques 048c, 048d English: Spiderplant, Spider-ivy, Airplane Plant, Ribbonplant, Hen-and-chickens Main Synonyms: Chlorophytum capense auct. Family: Agavaceae (Agave family) - formerly Anthericaceae or Liliaceae Country of origin: S Africa. Found in: Flowerbeds of publi...
by HC Weber
Wed Jun 06, 2007 6:30 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: And another tree for JP (with flower photos)
Replies: 6
Views: 14969

Exactly, RB and jackpot are right! :wink: Melia azedarach L. 383, 384 English: Chinaberry, China Tree, Pride of India, Indian Lilac, Bead Tree, Texas Umbrella Tree Main Synonyms: Melia australis Sweet, M. japonica G. Don and M. sempervirens Sw. Family: Meliaceae (Mahogany family) Country of origin: ...
by HC Weber
Wed Jun 06, 2007 6:24 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: Acacia sp to ID - one for JP?
Replies: 7
Views: 15837

Parkinsonia aculeata L. 229, 230 English: Jerusalem Thorn, Mexican Palo Verde, Horsebean, Retama Main Synonyms: Parkinsonia thornberi M.E. Jones Family: Fabaceae (Bean family, Pea family) - formerly Caesalpiniaceae (Caesalpinia family) Country of origin: Mexico (SW North America?) Found in: Differen...
by HC Weber
Wed Jun 06, 2007 6:18 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Never ending grasses (spp2/3 May05)
Replies: 4
Views: 8749

yes, I confirm Pine, possibly the ssp subspathaceus
by HC Weber
Fri Sep 29, 2006 5:47 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: 1 week time withou any help
Replies: 22
Views: 37277

1 week time withou any help

I go for a 1-week-vacation and you may find out within this time my new quiz... it is an ornamental from Malta :D
Sorry about the ugly letters but the pic is still needed for another contribution :wink:
by HC Weber
Wed Sep 13, 2006 10:53 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: beautifulllllll
Replies: 40
Views: 54805

Aristolochiaceae?
by HC Weber
Wed Sep 13, 2006 10:51 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: Something from March 06
Replies: 30
Views: 46905

he he jackpot-you should know these ugly fruits from your socks and shoes during field trips, even in Germany (also I remember that you had it in flower in your quiz months ago) :D :D
by HC Weber
Sun Jul 09, 2006 3:20 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Protect your eyes - More Onions to study!
Replies: 5
Views: 8388

Looks like A. subhirsutum but could also be Nothoscordum borbonicum (p 42 no 2)- did you make the pics in spring?
by HC Weber
Sun Jul 09, 2006 3:17 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Violet flowers with small leaves
Replies: 5
Views: 9084

ok MWP: L junc OR L. hyssop :lol:
I think the boss has right (due to the appressed fruits at the stem), alos, I saw plants in June...
by HC Weber
Sun Jul 09, 2006 3:13 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: What's this Allium
Replies: 5
Views: 8618

yes, they are green in the bud and vertically arranged and at the opened flower head (your pic 1) they are brown and horizintally arranged.
by HC Weber
Sat Jul 08, 2006 10:06 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP QUIZ 17
Replies: 5
Views: 11889

looks similar to Allium sphaerocephalon but for identification in the damned Alliums ( :P ) you need the leaves, bracts etc- otherwise to difficult...
I suppose it is the greenish Allium germanicum after Saturday (today) evening it became a red head... :D :D
by HC Weber
Wed Apr 26, 2006 9:25 am
Forum: Open discussion about Maltese flora
Topic: My favourite Botanists studying the flora of Malta
Replies: 6
Views: 18609

Finally, I will be responsive to your report, Stephen. Thank you for your friendliness. We enjoyed very much our field trips, it was nice that you participated in some of our trips, and it was my pleasure that Bernd and myself could get to know each other during the dinner. Also, I like to add that ...
by HC Weber
Wed Apr 19, 2006 3:22 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Poaceae for ID...
Replies: 3
Views: 6974

Phalaris canariensis (says Bernd) :wink:
by HC Weber
Tue Apr 18, 2006 5:36 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 13
Replies: 3
Views: 9313

Nice pic! My Allium nigrum, I found, is more whitish and not as attractive :cry:
by HC Weber
Tue Apr 18, 2006 5:33 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 14
Replies: 14
Views: 21777

Beta vulgaris ssp maritima :wink:
by HC Weber
Tue Apr 18, 2006 5:32 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: Vegetarian Springrolls ?
Replies: 19
Views: 28445

greenhorn- I have ni idea about those disappointed faces :(
Is each a single flower?
by HC Weber
Tue Apr 18, 2006 5:13 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: rock pool plant
Replies: 5
Views: 9466

yes, I confirm MWP
by HC Weber
Tue Apr 18, 2006 5:11 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: 2 plants from Pembroke
Replies: 6
Views: 10645

yes: Crupina crupinastrum! Frequent in Mistra Valley...
by HC Weber
Tue Apr 18, 2006 4:58 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Medicago fruit 6
Replies: 5
Views: 8548

hi- back in the forum ;-)
It is also naturalised behind the old boarder of Mistra Village!