jackpot quiz 33a & 33b

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jackpot quiz 33a & 33b

Post by jackpot » Tue Jan 23, 2007 8:18 pm

any new ideas in 2007 about these 2 Malta specimen of ornamentals from e.g. Nationalpark (caz) and San Anton (magra)?
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Post by RB » Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:46 pm

caz is some form of cypress/pine, I think the grey one that there is at ta qali, but do not know the name.

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Post by jackpot » Wed Jan 24, 2007 8:49 am

wow, very good RB- yes, it is Cupressus arizonica, which is frequent in Malta!

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Post by robcar » Sat Jan 27, 2007 3:55 pm

I have been to San Anton yesterday and have seen C.arizonica but I saw nothing that looked like the other plant - sorry - no idea :(

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Post by jackpot » Sat Jan 27, 2007 5:48 pm

about 128 m or so away from C. arizonica-
better you do not look up but down :)

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Post by MWP admin » Sat Jan 27, 2007 5:59 pm

What are the red structures? If some sort of macro, then congratulations !! :shock:
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Post by jackpot » Sat Jan 27, 2007 6:32 pm

seeds

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Post by jackpot » Wed Jan 31, 2007 10:12 am

hint: fruit looks like a cone :)

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Post by jackpot » Sun Feb 18, 2007 1:33 am

another hint to pic "magra1241"
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Post by robcar » Sun Feb 18, 2007 7:19 pm

still no idea :(

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Post by jackpot » Mon Feb 19, 2007 8:57 am

I forgot to say that the new pic "magra1241" is the young stage of the mature one...

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Post by MWP admin » Fri Feb 23, 2007 2:41 pm

Casuarina spp.?
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Post by jackpot » Fri Feb 23, 2007 4:22 pm

no (the white background are petals!)-
greenhorn knows (latest) now what it is :)

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Post by jackpot » Tue Feb 27, 2007 9:46 am

...but looks like that greenhorn don´t like to talk with me... :cry:

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Post by jackpot » Mon Mar 19, 2007 9:31 am

it is a tree

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Post by jackpot » Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:54 am

called:
Magnolia grandiflora

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Post by MWP admin » Wed Mar 21, 2007 9:36 am

You posted some hard quizzes this time :roll:
Good to know the names - TNX
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Post by RB » Wed Mar 21, 2007 10:33 am

Should have got this but for some reason did not think we had any here.

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Post by MWP admin » Wed Mar 21, 2007 10:46 am

Most houses have it RB !

ref to Magnolia paint :-D :-D :-D
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Post by RB » Wed Mar 21, 2007 11:44 am

That would have been a good clue, possibly better than the horse-S**T clue on the other quiz :(

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Post by jackpot » Thu Mar 22, 2007 11:15 pm

I only know the one from Anton, interesting to learn that there are more at private homes! thanks

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