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by Sigra
Sat Sep 04, 2010 6:16 pm
Forum: Questions and Requests
Topic: Do you know this tree?
Replies: 3
Views: 14634

Hi IL-PINE

Nirringrazjak hafna ghal rispons malajr tieghek.

Il-lejl it-tajjeb
Sigra
by Sigra
Sat Sep 04, 2010 2:16 pm
Forum: Questions and Requests
Topic: Do you know this tree?
Replies: 3
Views: 14634

Do you know this tree?

Hawn xi hadd li jaf fejn issib is-sigra?
Somewhere northwest of Valletta I suppose, but I can’t remember.
I was somewhat fascinated; I didn’t even care what kind of tree :-).
So if you know, thanks a lot.
Sigra
by Sigra
Sat Sep 04, 2010 10:00 am
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Mysterious small red fruit scattered on ground
Replies: 6
Views: 12973

Not at all sure, seems to look like Lycium Ferocissimum.

Sigra
by Sigra
Mon Dec 01, 2008 7:07 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: t_quiz3
Replies: 1
Views: 10942

t_quiz3

Doesn’t it look tempting?

sigra
by Sigra
Mon Dec 01, 2008 4:54 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: t_quiz2
Replies: 8
Views: 20339

well done
you are right, it isbelived to be the carob tree, Ceratonia siliqua, mentioned in “The Parable of the Lost Son”, Luke 15:11-32 .
Some more information (in the chapter Bible) you will find here

Sigra
by Sigra
Sun Nov 16, 2008 7:05 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: t_quiz2
Replies: 8
Views: 20339

t_quiz2

A bit a different kind of quiz (I’ve some more of this kind); if you don’t like it just tell me. No problem. “He longed to fill his stomach with the pods that the pigs were eating, but no one gave him anything.” Who is he? Where do you find this sentence? What kind of pods – what plant – is most pro...
by Sigra
Sun Nov 16, 2008 7:03 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: falling again (3-6)
Replies: 14
Views: 32581

No idea, I don’t think I ever met this tree.

Sigra
by Sigra
Sat Nov 08, 2008 11:34 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: t_quiz1
Replies: 2
Views: 10526

Prosit ! ! !

Sigra
by Sigra
Fri Nov 07, 2008 11:08 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: falling again (3-6)
Replies: 14
Views: 32581

Cycas revoluta?

Sigra
by Sigra
Fri Nov 07, 2008 9:07 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: t_quiz1
Replies: 2
Views: 10526

t_quiz1

??? What do you think this is?

enjoy yourself!

Sigra
by Sigra
Mon Nov 03, 2008 11:50 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: falling again (3-6)
Replies: 14
Views: 32581

fall 5: Iris foetidissima?

Sigra
by Sigra
Sun Nov 02, 2008 4:44 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 55 (For User "Sigra")
Replies: 12
Views: 27722

Iva, kollox sewwa. This is the logical conclusion (the only trouble is that nature doesn’t always follow our logical conclusions) of your analysis and the OPM-description. Additionally you could have a look at the seeds. C. equisetifolia = brownish winged seeds C. verticillata = shiny black seeds. S...
by Sigra
Sat Nov 01, 2008 4:13 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 56
Replies: 11
Views: 26294

Now, I did some searching for “your catkin”. :-D

Excluding all the families I already suggested I only found Broussonetia papyrifera looking similar. As it looks rather the same, my “final offer” is Broussonetia papyrifera.

Sigra
by Sigra
Fri Oct 31, 2008 10:45 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 56
Replies: 11
Views: 26294

I don’t really know.

Don’t think its populus.

Perhaps querqus? but the leaves …!

Alnus cordata …?

Insomma, ask me again when there are fruits :lol:

Sigra
by Sigra
Thu Oct 30, 2008 11:09 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: falling again (3-6)
Replies: 14
Views: 32581

Fall3 some kind of cactus?

Fall5 magnolia?

The others ?? no idea.

Good night
Sigra
by Sigra
Thu Oct 30, 2008 11:05 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: Bright green, delicate, pinnate leaves.
Replies: 8
Views: 21786

Yes, and the occurrence is quite different.

Polygonatum multiflorum you will not find in Malta I suppose. Didn't consider this.

Sigra
by Sigra
Thu Oct 30, 2008 10:59 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 55 (For User "Sigra")
Replies: 12
Views: 27722

Hi Stephen,

I do agree with your analysis.
But I can’t tell you more about it.

Sigra
by Sigra
Thu Oct 30, 2008 10:53 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 56
Replies: 11
Views: 26294

Mmhhh ... don’t know, ...perhaps Populus? Will check on it – tomorrow.

Good night
Sigra
by Sigra
Mon Oct 27, 2008 8:53 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 56
Replies: 11
Views: 26294

Mela, din x'inhi?

Sigra
by Sigra
Sun Oct 26, 2008 6:26 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: Bright green, delicate, pinnate leaves.
Replies: 8
Views: 21786

Hi Stephen,

I am pretty sure that this is Polygonatum odoratum/multiflorum

Sigra
by Sigra
Thu Oct 23, 2008 7:39 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 56
Replies: 11
Views: 26294

Salix, I suppose.

Sigra
by Sigra
Thu Oct 23, 2008 5:37 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: Dark Green Leaves
Replies: 34
Views: 93917

:) Hope to meet you for one of our ornamental trips during the last week of February and first week in March. Herewith, I invite you to attend (but due to the 20 students the language will be in german- but at least you will understand the scientific names) :-D Is there an other trip to come? Would...
by Sigra
Thu Oct 23, 2008 5:35 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: Dark Green Leaves
Replies: 34
Views: 93917

RB wrote:Arboreus invisibilis ssp. nonuploadus

:lol:

RB
I like it hafna hafna hafna ;-)))))))
Made me really laugh. One of those “little highlights”.

Sigra
by Sigra
Thu Oct 23, 2008 4:37 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 55 (For User "Sigra")
Replies: 12
Views: 27722

PS. I still find difficulty to distinguish betwen C. equisetifolia and C. cunninghamiana. Moreover, in San Antoon there is also a certain Casuarina stricta - a misidentification or synonym? According to “Ornamental Plants of Malta”: C. cunninghamiana is similar to C. equisetifolia but the cone-like...
by Sigra
Tue Oct 21, 2008 6:25 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: announcement for "Ornamental Plants of Malta"
Replies: 40
Views: 85981

Not just one excursion. (The way to go there would be too long;-))
I’d rather thought of a “7-to-10-days-trip”.
A botanical gathering to meet plants and people on a not too highly scientific level, so that “very-interested-in-maltese-plants”-persons can follow. . .

Sigra
by Sigra
Mon Oct 20, 2008 10:18 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 55 (For User "Sigra")
Replies: 12
Views: 27722

Ohh !

Never before a quiz was dedicate to me. Grazzi hafna Stephen.

Now, I shoulld think that’s some kind of a casuarina?
Is it?

Good night to everybody
Sigra
by Sigra
Mon Oct 20, 2008 5:06 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: announcement for "Ornamental Plants of Malta"
Replies: 40
Views: 85981

Hi, Recently I bought the book “Ornamental Plants of Malta”! It's great! That made me dream. I dream that there was a botanical study trip to Malta, where we visit a selection of interesting plants (from my view mainly trees). There could be an “over-all-guide/organiser” and additionally every parti...
by Sigra
Mon Oct 20, 2008 4:23 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: fall quiz
Replies: 7
Views: 21520

Looks terrific.
I think it’s a photographical artefact. But no idea what plant.

Sigra
by Sigra
Mon Oct 20, 2008 4:18 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 51 (More easy from JPs)
Replies: 22
Views: 46018

Hi,

Colchicum cupanii or Cochlicum cupanii ?

Just to make sure.

Sigra
by Sigra
Mon Oct 20, 2008 4:11 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: quiz
Replies: 14
Views: 34679

sausage tree

Hello, all of you, About ten days ago I found the book “Ornamental Plants of Malta”! Then I found this forum! A day after I found the “sausage”!!! Jiena persuna fortunata, mhux. The fruit is hard to find, well hidden, it took me some time to spot it. Now, I know every single leaf ;-)) of this tree. ...