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by jackpot
Mon Feb 18, 2008 11:44 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: 3 quiz's
Replies: 12
Views: 26837

at least the family of 936?
by jackpot
Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:14 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: Dark Green Leaves
Replies: 34
Views: 74061

yes (99%) :)
by jackpot
Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:19 am
Forum: MaltaWildPlants.com Bulletins
Topic: Dactyloctaenium aegyptium - F07-007a (New species for Malta)
Replies: 6
Views: 20789

No, not busy, some other problems...(not important). Anyway, I know it as Dactyloctenium aegyptium.
by jackpot
Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:03 am
Forum: MaltaWildPlants.com Bulletins
Topic: Amaranthus muricatus - F07-006a (New species for Malta!)
Replies: 1
Views: 8589

Very interesting and congratulations, too! Have never seen Amaranthus muricatus, seems to be similar to A. blitoides with the reddish inflorescences. I cross my fingers that you will find more new ones during the upcoming season!
by jackpot
Tue Feb 12, 2008 9:52 am
Forum: MaltaWildPlants.com Bulletins
Topic: Dactyloctaenium aegyptium - F07-007a (New species for Malta)
Replies: 6
Views: 20789

MWP: sorry for my late comment. Due to difficult circumstances during the last 3-4 months I could watch 3 other topics of the forum marginally only for seconds and missed this topic, looks like the most important one, totally. Now, I am here :) , due to the link by Il-Pine to the Times of Malta and ...
by jackpot
Mon Feb 11, 2008 2:42 pm
Forum: News + Announcements
Topic: Maltawildplants.com on the Times again
Replies: 11
Views: 17556

ok, I understand. See, for me it is not important who found what where... The main thing is that someone found something- new species, new population or whatever.
by jackpot
Mon Feb 11, 2008 2:22 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: Dark Green Leaves
Replies: 34
Views: 74061

102% that you are right, RB! :D
by jackpot
Mon Feb 11, 2008 2:07 pm
Forum: News + Announcements
Topic: Maltawildplants.com on the Times again
Replies: 11
Views: 17556

:protest: Why should be Bernd's Asplenium site unethical? Ok, only 1 speciman but together with septemtrionale.
I think these tiny ferns are not as rare as we think because it is easy to overlook.
by jackpot
Mon Feb 11, 2008 1:52 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: Dark Green Leaves
Replies: 34
Views: 74061

no, it will not (the book)- not in Ficus! :D
by jackpot
Mon Feb 11, 2008 1:49 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Carpobrotus
Replies: 22
Views: 25147

ok- here it comes :-D
by jackpot
Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:24 am
Forum: News + Announcements
Topic: Maltawildplants.com on the Times again
Replies: 11
Views: 17556

ahh, thank you Il-Pine!
:-D
by jackpot
Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:17 am
Forum: News + Announcements
Topic: Maltawildplants.com on the Times again
Replies: 11
Views: 17556

sorry MWP- I missed this topic, but congratulations- is the Asplenium (Bernd showed you) included?
by jackpot
Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:12 am
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: An Ipomoea ??
Replies: 7
Views: 16536

thanks for the info, but to late :( And I thought I know the garden. However, the truth of "I know that I know that I know nothing" comes clear again :)
by jackpot
Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:08 am
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: Dark Green Leaves
Replies: 34
Views: 74061

MWP admin wrote RB: Ficus nitida and F. microcarpa are the same plant (synonyms). It is not 'wrong' but some knows it in one name and others in the other. Same as Palaeocyanus and Cheirolophus; Chiliadenus and Jasonia, Bituminaria and Psoralea . . . . No, MWP, exactly this is the problem: F. nitida...
by jackpot
Mon Feb 11, 2008 9:29 am
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Galium troubles
Replies: 4
Views: 7273

answer yourself this question in the flowering period :)
by jackpot
Mon Feb 11, 2008 9:27 am
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Carpobrotus
Replies: 22
Views: 25147

in my last comment I meant Crassulaceae & Aizoaceae, distinguish: see the 7th comment in this topic :)
by jackpot
Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:50 am
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: Dark Green Leaves
Replies: 34
Views: 74061

:) 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
by jackpot
Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:44 am
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Carpobrotus
Replies: 22
Views: 25147

RB: sorry, I have no idea about a relationship between conditions and variability in Carpobrotus . I am not a Aizoaceae specialist, but I know that determination (for me) is difficult :-D Also, I am not really convinced from the literature about the differences in Carpos , we should need a person wh...
by jackpot
Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:26 am
Forum: How to Improve our Environment
Topic: Illegal grazing stills goes on.
Replies: 5
Views: 14924

what about the Cart Ruts- are they protected? We found there the only place with the true Ophrys bertolonii in 2002, and hours later, we found there a herd with about 30-40 sheeps and goats exactly at the bertolonii site. All the years later we have never seen bertolonii again at this site or in Mal...
by jackpot
Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:17 am
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: An Ipomoea ??
Replies: 7
Views: 16536

s -h -i- t- ! :twisted:
I missed this plant in Malta- never seen. Not sure about Ipomoae cairica, but seems to be close related, at least.
by jackpot
Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:11 am
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: Dark Green Leaves
Replies: 34
Views: 74061

F. benjamina not nitida. Most commonly seen in variegated form but this type is also common. Nitida (street planting ficus) has more rounded leaves and they are not droopy. RB No, RB- sorry but you are wrong :) 1. F. bejamina: The leaves are very shiny and pale green when young, dark glossy green a...
by jackpot
Fri Feb 08, 2008 9:48 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: 3 quiz's
Replies: 12
Views: 26837

He MWP: yes, the Amaranthaceae is correct- very good! The whole pic will you find in a few weeks (Sierra company).
No, Rosaceae is wrong. My hint: number the dry flowers :)
by jackpot
Fri Feb 08, 2008 9:44 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: MWP Quiz 50
Replies: 28
Views: 55334

Piny: really never seen? It is everywhere grown in Malta- usually as hedges (Maglio Garden), but rather large one are grown in Ganado Garden (right hand side of the upper entrance). MWP: there are many many many females, producing the fruits, commonly grown between the males (in the hedges of Maglio...
by jackpot
Fri Feb 08, 2008 9:29 am
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Carpobrotus
Replies: 22
Views: 25147

hupps, I missed his topic, sorry. We definitely found a mat of about 2 square metres Carpobrotus acinaciformis 2002 on Manuel Island east coast, together with a hybrid of Matthiola incana ssp incana x M. incana ssp. melitensis , growing in the centre of the mat. We had a closer look due to the prese...
by jackpot
Wed Feb 06, 2008 9:07 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: 3 quiz's
Replies: 12
Views: 26837

wow, yes I confirm these two Maltese experts!
by jackpot
Wed Feb 06, 2008 9:05 am
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: after another long break
Replies: 4
Views: 13345

MWP: How dare you say that jackpot' s quizzes are to difficult??
Excellent, RB!
:D
by jackpot
Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:17 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: after another long break
Replies: 4
Views: 13345

after another long break

hello- I am back with quizzieeees!!
First, a rather simple one..., btw: certainly an ornamental :-D
by jackpot
Mon Feb 04, 2008 9:31 am
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: Glimbo's favourite
Replies: 5
Views: 16800

very difficult group- could be Bambusa arundinacea
by jackpot
Mon Feb 04, 2008 9:29 am
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: An asparagus with orange fruit
Replies: 4
Views: 14811

no, possibly not officinalis (which has more thin and softer leaves as it looks like here)- the colour of the berries may vary in many species...
by jackpot
Mon Feb 04, 2008 9:24 am
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: A cute ornamental - no clue
Replies: 4
Views: 13973

yes, possibly Nandina domestica (red berries?)