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by wolf
Sat Jan 21, 2006 3:20 pm
Forum: Open discussion about Maltese flora
Topic: Ta' Cenc and the proposed Heritage Development Plan
Replies: 9
Views: 27436

MWP - I strongly disagree with this project - open your eyes !!! the developer is trying to build a villa ghetto and then throws in this heritage park bul**** and some people fall for it !! The point is Mr. Borg may perhaps own the land but he is fully aware it is ODZ land and MEPA would lose all cr...
by wolf
Sun Jan 08, 2006 9:51 pm
Forum: Kingdom of Fungi
Topic: pinkish fungus
Replies: 5
Views: 21305

no idea MWP - that's why I posted
fungi experts are thin on the ground - just like the fungi themselves :D

good night


eolf
by wolf
Sat Jan 07, 2006 6:49 pm
Forum: Kingdom of Fungi
Topic: pinkish fungus
Replies: 5
Views: 21305

pinkish fungus

I found this at bahrija in garigue behind church - it was growing in the middle of a thyme plant ( saghtar )
can anyone identify ? I dont think I have ever come across this but then fungi are easy to overlook

wolf
by wolf
Tue Jan 03, 2006 8:22 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: jackpot quiz 6
Replies: 24
Views: 44875

so what time does it flower ?

se of gharghur - is that upper part of wied id-dis ?
by wolf
Mon Jan 02, 2006 8:25 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: peplus?
Replies: 3
Views: 7866

peplus?

so is this euphorbia peplus ? plant was mostly prostrate-ish and not more than 3 inches high I would say.....and is it in flower in this pic ? ( euphorbia flowers are always confusing me ) while on the subject does anyone know where I can find euphorbia characias ? I have been looking high and low f...
by wolf
Mon Jan 02, 2006 8:15 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: end of year wolf quiz
Replies: 5
Views: 12988

wied anglu jack
by wolf
Mon Jan 02, 2006 8:04 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: jackpot quiz 6
Replies: 24
Views: 44875

is it fedia cornucopiae ?
wolf
by wolf
Sun Jan 01, 2006 6:10 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: end of year wolf quiz
Replies: 5
Views: 12988

for a post-hangover answer that's pretty good pine
spot on = prosit
wolf
by wolf
Sat Dec 31, 2005 6:38 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: end of year wolf quiz
Replies: 5
Views: 12988

end of year wolf quiz

rare species but easy to guess - no prizes for guessing but I will be drinking meridiana celcius and brunello di montalcino to the health of the winner tonight :D

happy new year everyone

wolf
by wolf
Sat Dec 31, 2005 6:26 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: jackpot quiz 6
Replies: 24
Views: 44875

it doesnt look like vitex agnus castus MWP
Otherwise I am also clueless

wolf
by wolf
Thu Dec 29, 2005 10:28 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Dark Blue-Violet Bells
Replies: 26
Views: 38613

that was quick - thanks Pine
wolf
by wolf
Thu Dec 29, 2005 10:19 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Dark Blue-Violet Bells
Replies: 26
Views: 38613

I know wied rini pine - i also saw a lovely species of ghajn is-serduq ( sorry i forget the latin though it is something microcarpa ...) there with large red flowers are you coming to selmun with us pine ? I am also at the moment trying to trek the area below dingli cliffs which is fantastic for its...
by wolf
Thu Dec 29, 2005 8:52 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Dark Blue-Violet Bells
Replies: 26
Views: 38613

no wied ta rini is before you get to bahrija village ...there is a narrow road on the left ....you shud get a survey map of malta and gozo - MEPA sell them if I am not mistaken

wolf
by wolf
Thu Dec 29, 2005 8:13 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Dark Blue-Violet Bells
Replies: 26
Views: 38613

I see we are in very exalted company - welcome aboard esteemed professor ...a new bright light on the forum
we have been waiting forever for this day :D

warm regards

wolf
by wolf
Wed Dec 28, 2005 7:41 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: Tricky but maybe not!
Replies: 10
Views: 23917

no pine ...i think it is a knitted scarf - knitted by MWP of course !!

wolf
by wolf
Wed Dec 28, 2005 7:35 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Broxka ta' Ghawdex.
Replies: 3
Views: 8294

it looks like broxka to me allright
also it usually smells fantastic too - like a very churchy / incense smell
about flowering period a bit strange but then i got rosa flowering in december ...and malta IS a funny place no ?

wolf
by wolf
Wed Dec 28, 2005 6:49 am
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: The names of these plants please...
Replies: 15
Views: 25699

I would describe myself as an amateur with an attitude :D
wolf
by wolf
Tue Dec 27, 2005 9:07 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: The names of these plants please...
Replies: 15
Views: 25699

welcome back MWP - did you find the malta fungus in gozo ? ha ha
actually I was exploring a bit of dingl cliffs this weekend which is immensely promising - I mean if malta fungus still exists on dingli cliffs this wud be the place - remote / inaccessible / lonely / fantastic

wolf
by wolf
Mon Dec 26, 2005 9:40 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: The names of these plants please...
Replies: 15
Views: 25699

you almost fooled me with wied speranza - it is a valley i know well
yes yuccas are alien too - shoot the wild stuff ...there are still reputably around 700-800 species around to choose from !!

wolf
by wolf
Mon Dec 26, 2005 9:35 pm
Forum: Open discussion about Maltese flora
Topic: The success of invasivness of the Bermuda Buttercup (Oxalis)
Replies: 16
Views: 40321

I notice however that a couple of garigues are free of oxalis and also a few patches of garigue here and there are free .....for example at dingli near maddalena chapel oxalis usually stays by the road verge and is not present near cliff edge ( which is slightly higher ground....so the pine theory s...
by wolf
Mon Dec 26, 2005 9:28 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: The names of these plants please...
Replies: 15
Views: 25699

where is the second photo ? looks like an interesting valley even though someone planted stupid yuccas which probably fit better in mexico than in maltese maquis
first pic is probably a cultivated rose variety ...and here we like our plants WILD !! :D
wolf
by wolf
Mon Dec 26, 2005 8:49 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: The names of these plants please...
Replies: 15
Views: 25699

amateur ? that makes two of us .....the thing is after i read a few books on local flora etc i became really interested and now i hunt for rare species to add to my photo collection...there are a couple of real experts on this forum though so they wud probably recognize most of what you throw at the...
by wolf
Sun Dec 25, 2005 7:59 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: The names of these plants please...
Replies: 15
Views: 25699

easy one
agave americana - and it is an alien plant

wolf
by wolf
Fri Dec 23, 2005 5:41 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: and this?
Replies: 8
Views: 15735

good reconnoitering pine - wied znuber is rather varied in spring and there are a variety of orchids as well as some coast radwort - i was also given a jint earlier this year of maltese toadflax there and i searched high and low - unsuccessfully alas. moqbol is tricky - the only way in i know is thr...
by wolf
Thu Dec 22, 2005 9:41 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: jackpot quiz 6
Replies: 24
Views: 44875

tell him MWP !!! ( does not translate nicely from maltese )

wolf
by wolf
Thu Dec 22, 2005 9:37 pm
Forum: Questions and Requests
Topic: Growing wild thyme
Replies: 11
Views: 35809

Welcome Michael - I guess you're new to this part of the planet. My small piece of advise is talk to a woman I believe called Carmen at Gaia nursery at Ghajn Tuffieha ( between the two bays ) She is a true greenfingers and grows a variety of wild plants including saghtar. Last summer I had the pleas...
by wolf
Thu Dec 22, 2005 7:26 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: jackpot quiz 8
Replies: 4
Views: 12961

hafur kbir !!
by wolf
Wed Dec 21, 2005 6:27 pm
Forum: Questions and Requests
Topic: MammaZejza - White/Russian Henbane - Hyoscyamus albus
Replies: 20
Views: 104942

maltese rock centaury crassifolia something....my latin is extremely limited
anyway it is the national plant
by wolf
Wed Dec 21, 2005 5:46 pm
Forum: Questions and Requests
Topic: MammaZejza - White/Russian Henbane - Hyoscyamus albus
Replies: 20
Views: 104942

actually though this plant is supposed to be common I rarely come across it - last time I saw a good number was below the second chapel at fawwara but dont remember if they were green or maroon boobies jackpot - i m not sure they grow them in roundabouts ...usually wild plants in roundabouts are wid...
by wolf
Tue Dec 20, 2005 11:49 pm
Forum: Questions and Requests
Topic: MammaZejza - White/Russian Henbane - Hyoscyamus albus
Replies: 20
Views: 104942

I came across the maroon-throted one on the walls of cittadella in gozo last april ...curious but true the maltese zejza is not maroon !!!!

wolf