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by jackpot
Thu Mar 20, 2008 5:24 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: another one
Replies: 13
Views: 26063

forgot to add pippi again with the questions:
1. what is she doing (looking for)?
2. from where was this photo shot? :-D
by jackpot
Thu Mar 20, 2008 5:15 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: another one
Replies: 13
Views: 26063

:D yes, exactly (was to easy :) ) and now my question: what is she doing?
by jackpot
Thu Mar 20, 2008 5:11 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: a special one
Replies: 8
Views: 17950

Pinus halepensis? Or is there something I'm not seeing?
1. wrong, 2. you see everything :-D
by jackpot
Thu Mar 20, 2008 10:30 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: a special one
Replies: 8
Views: 17950

a special one

:D
by jackpot
Thu Mar 20, 2008 10:16 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: another one
Replies: 13
Views: 26063

another one

:lol:
by jackpot
Thu Mar 20, 2008 9:49 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 52
Replies: 20
Views: 43663

so, until the time you see "peppercorns" or "samarahs" we name it as Pistaxinus or Fraxacia :lol:
by jackpot
Thu Mar 20, 2008 9:41 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: 4 quizzies
Replies: 22
Views: 42324

yes RB, I know, I am extremely miscreant, like a jackpot in Las Vegas :-D
by jackpot
Wed Mar 19, 2008 12:09 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: 4 quizzies
Replies: 22
Views: 42324

hello- thanks a lot! :)
by jackpot
Wed Mar 19, 2008 9:37 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: 4 quizzies
Replies: 22
Views: 42324

2222b is called in german language Kuckucksspucke- how is it named in English and in Maltese?
by jackpot
Wed Mar 19, 2008 9:26 am
Forum: News + Announcements
Topic: Major update of MaltaWildPlants with 1000+ species listed!
Replies: 6
Views: 17071

What a progress for Malta due to the Wild Plants of Malta, due to the knowledge in general, due to the ecological awareness, due to the environmental consciousness, due to the MaltaWildplants.com! When I became interested in the Maltese wild plants about 6 years ago I remember the stage of your home...
by jackpot
Wed Mar 19, 2008 9:01 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 52
Replies: 20
Views: 43663

You kingfisher- you really got us in he net! :)

Not Capri glimbo s.l. but yes, the genus starts with an F and the family with an O (or is this another net?) :-D
by jackpot
Fri Mar 14, 2008 11:46 am
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: quiz
Replies: 14
Views: 27839

:) that is absolutely ok and there is certainly no need for excuses! Looking forward to meet you once again.
by jackpot
Thu Mar 13, 2008 10:29 am
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: quiz
Replies: 14
Views: 27839

he he, you are :3some: may be Weber was :drunken: and he :dontknow: However, there had to be :sex: with the result of :sign10: :-D :-D :-D The funny thing is that we had a student lecture about Kigelia and the Bignoniaceae below the tree, and 1 student detected the fruit after I followed Webers impr...
by jackpot
Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:17 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: quiz
Replies: 14
Views: 27839

quiz

Do you remember jackpot quiz 7 ? It was the flower of a sausage tree and finally in this quiz I showed you a picture from a tree from Florida with the sausages. If you wish to see a sausage (not as large but large enough), you should have a look in the Lower Barrakka Garden- there is 1 fruit and, as...
by jackpot
Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:02 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 52
Replies: 20
Views: 43663

not Schinus but Pistacia, possibly atlantica OR terebinthus :-D :-D
by jackpot
Wed Mar 12, 2008 2:59 pm
Forum: Open discussion about Maltese flora
Topic: Romulea melitensis - exposed ???
Replies: 3
Views: 13017

no, I suppose (quite sure) this is Romulea rolli
by jackpot
Wed Mar 12, 2008 9:45 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: 4 quizzies
Replies: 22
Views: 42324

sorry- here is the pic
by jackpot
Wed Mar 12, 2008 9:36 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: 4 quizzies
Replies: 22
Views: 42324

2222d is Scleroderma verrucosum, the Earthball, found by Bernd.
by jackpot
Wed Mar 12, 2008 9:33 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: 4 quizzies
Replies: 22
Views: 42324

2222b is called in german language Kuckucksspucke- larvae of e.g. Philaenus spumarius- in Malta it might be another species or genus, and the Kuckucksspucke was found at the leaves commonly of Daucus carota
by jackpot
Wed Mar 12, 2008 9:29 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: 3 quiz's
Replies: 12
Views: 26238

0936 is Euphorbia tirucalli, grown for ornament at many public and private sites.
by jackpot
Wed Mar 12, 2008 9:21 am
Forum: Open discussion about Maltese flora
Topic: A nest of rare primitives was found
Replies: 25
Views: 51858

I suppose that it is cultivation of Cyrtomium falcatum for ornament
by jackpot
Wed Mar 12, 2008 9:14 am
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Is it really Fumana hybrid
Replies: 5
Views: 8087

yes I think so- we call it F arabica x F. thymifolia (p 204)- until the stage of a new species has not to be proved and published, but I could imagine due to the constant characteristics that it will be a new one!
by jackpot
Sun Mar 09, 2008 11:24 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: common ornamentals for ID
Replies: 4
Views: 12473

confirm ID 1,
ID 2 is Brahaea armata
ID 3 could be a young Yucca gloriosa (just 1 of 10 possibilities) :)
by jackpot
Wed Feb 20, 2008 1:24 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: 4 quizzies
Replies: 22
Views: 42324

#1 looks like reptile skin (gecko tail??)
very good, it is a chamaeleon \:D/
#2 is some bony appendage like a cassowary's crest
no, not any appendage
#4: Cladonia sp.? no idea otherwise
no, not a lichen!
by jackpot
Wed Feb 20, 2008 9:13 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: 4 quizzies
Replies: 22
Views: 42324

good question :) and as you can see- 2222c is correct!
by jackpot
Wed Feb 20, 2008 9:02 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: 3 quiz's
Replies: 12
Views: 26238

not Rubiaceae.
I count 3 (on the left) dry flowers which never will produce fruits- tyüical for the family :)
by jackpot
Wed Feb 20, 2008 8:58 am
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Purple Orobanche
Replies: 2
Views: 7164

possibly pubescence
by jackpot
Tue Feb 19, 2008 4:12 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: 4 quizzies
Replies: 22
Views: 42324

Very very wrong (both)!
Ohhhh- I forgot to say that I get a beer for each wrong answer!!!!

:-D :-D
by jackpot
Tue Feb 19, 2008 12:25 pm
Forum: Open discussion about Maltese flora
Topic: For the "rare stuff" lovers
Replies: 3
Views: 14436

qui qui, mucho belle...! :D
by jackpot
Tue Feb 19, 2008 12:23 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: 4 quizzies
Replies: 22
Views: 42324

4 quizzies

The first correct answer for each pic until this thursday evening is good for a beer next week- I promise :-D