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Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Abutilon theophrasti  ( =Abutilon avicennae ) Velvetleaf Maltese name not known Short.
Acacia cyclops Western Coastal Wattle Akaċja tal-Għajn Short.
Acacia farnesiana  ( =Mimosa farnesiana ) Sweet Acacia Akaċja tax-xewk żgħir Short.
Acacia karroo  ( =Acacia horrida ) Karroo Thorn Gażżija tax-xewk Short.
Acacia saligna  ( =Acacia cyanophylla ) Blue-leaved Acacia Akaċja Short.
Acanthocereus tetragonus  ( =Acanthocereus pentagonus ) Barbed Wire Cereus Maltese name not known Short.
Acanthus mollis  ( =Acanthus longifolius ) Bear's Breech Ħannewija Detailed
Acanthus spinosus  ( =Acanthus spinosissimus ) Spiny Bear's Breeches Ħannewija xewwikija Short.
Achillea collina  ( =Achillea millefolium var. collina ) Mountain Yarrow Maltese name not known Short.
Achillea ligustica Ligurian Yarrow Maltese name not known Short.
Adiantum capillus-veneris  ( =Adiantum michelii ) Maidenhair Fern Tursin il-Bir Short.
Adonis aestivalis subsp. squarrosa  ( =Adonis squarrosa ) Summer Pheasant's Eye Maltese name not known Short.
Adonis microcarpa Pheasant's Eye Għajn is-Serduq Short.
Aeonium arboreum  ( =Sempervivum arboreum ) Tree House-Leek Kalluwa Short.
Aetheorrhiza bulbosa  ( =Crepis bulbosa ) Bulbous Hawksbeard Qanċlita perenni Short.
Agave americana American Agave Sabbara tal-Amerika Short.
Agave americana var. marginata  ( =Agave complicata ) Agave Sabbara tal-Amerika Short.
Agave attenuata  ( =Agave cernua ) Soft-leaved Agave Maltese name not known Short.
Agave parryi  ( =Agave patonii ) Parry's Agave Maltese name not known Short.
Agave sisalana  ( =Agave rigida var. sisalana ) Blue Agave Sabbara ta' Sisal Short.
Agrostemma githago  ( =Lychnis githago ) Corn Cockle Maltese name not known Short.
Ailanthus altissima  ( =Ailanthus glandulosa ) Tree-of-heaven Xumakk falz Short.
Ajuga iva Southern Bugle Xantkura Short.
Ajuga iva subsp. pseudoiva  ( =Ajuga iva subsp. Pseudoiva ) Yellow Southern Bugle Xantkura safra Short.
Albizia julibrissin  ( =Acacia julibrissin ) Silk Tree Maltese name not known Short.
Alcea rosea  ( =Alcea ficifolia ) Common Hollyhock Bastun ta' San Ġuzepp Short.
Alisma plantago-aquatica  ( =Alisma major ) Water Plantain Biżbula tal-Ilma Short.
Allium amethystinum Round-Headed Leek Tewm Kaħlani Short.
Allium arvense White Round headed Garlic Tewm ta' Għawdex Short.
Allium cepa Garden Onion Basla Short.
Allium chamaemoly Dwarf Garlic Tewm qerqni Short.
Allium commutatum Wild Leek Kurrat selvaġġ Short.
Allium dentiferum  ( =Allium paniculatum var. paniculatum ) Pale garlic Tewm Safrani Short.
Allium lojaconoi Maltese Dwarf Garlic Tewm irqiq ta' Malta Short.
Allium melitense  ( =Allium ampeloprasum var. melitense ) Maltese Leek Kurrat ta' Malta Short.
Allium neapolitanum White Garlic Maltese name not known Short.
Allium nigrum Black Garlic Ċuplajs Short.
Allium roseum Rosy Garlic Tewm Ħamrani Short.
Allium subhirsutum Hairy Garlic Tewm Muswaf Short.
Allium trifoliatum  ( =Allium subhirsutum var. trifoliatum ) Pink Garlic Tewm tal-linja vjola Short.
Allium triquetrum Three-cornered Garlic Maltese name not known Short.
Aloe arborescens  ( =Aloe mutabilis ) Krantz Aloe Maltese name not known Short.
Aloe saponaria  ( =Aloe maculata ) Soap Aloe Maltese name not known Short.
Aloe vera  ( =Aloe barbadensis ) Yellow Aloe Sabbara Short.
Althaea hirsuta Hispid Marshmallow Ħobbejża sufija Short.
Amaranthus blitoides  ( =Galliaria blitoides ) Mat Amaranth Denb id-dib tal-ward ħamrani Short.
Amaranthus blitum  ( =Albersia blitum ) Purple Amaranth Denb id-dib tal-qsari Short.
Amaranthus caudatus  ( =Amaranthus edulis ) Love-lies-bleeding Denb id-dib lixx Short.
Amaranthus cruentus  ( =Amaranthus paniculatus ) Red Amaranth Denb id-dib vjola zgħir Short.
Amaranthus deflexus  ( =Albersia prostrata ) Large-fruited Amaranth Denb id-dib lixx Short.
Amaranthus gangeticus  ( =Amaranthus melancholicus ) Elephant-head Amaranth Denb id-dib vjola kbir Short.
Amaranthus graecizans  ( =Blitum graecizans ) Spreading Pigweed Ghobbejra ħamra Short.
Amaranthus hybridus  ( =Amaranthus chlorostachys ) Prince's Feather Amaranth Denb id-dib bagħal Short.
Amaranthus muricatus  ( =Euloxus muricatus ) African Amaranth Denb id-dib Afrikan Short.
Amaranthus retroflexus  ( =Amaranthus spicatus ) Rough Pigweed Denb id-dib xewwikija Short.
Amaranthus tricolor  ( =Amaranthus tristis ) Joseph's Coat Denb id-dib ta' tlett kuluri Short.
Amaranthus viridis  ( =Amaranthus gracilis ) Slender Amaranth Denb id-dib ħadra Short.
Ambrosia maritima Sea Ragwood Ambrosja Short.
Ammi majus  ( =Ammi diversifolium ) Bullwort Dakra Short.
Ammi visnaga  ( =Daucus visnaga ) Sand Bullwort Busnaga Short.
Ammoides pusilla  ( =Petroselinum ammoides ) Small Bullwort Dakra żgħira Short.
Anacamptis pyramidalis Pyramidal Orchid Orkida Piramidali Detailed
Anacamptis pyramidalis subsp. urvilleana  ( =Anacamptis urvilleana ) Maltese Pyramidal Orchid Orkida Piramidali ta' Malta Short.
Anacyclus clavatus  ( =Anacyclus tomentosus ) White Anacyclus Anaċiklus Short.
Anacyclus radiatus Yellow Anacyclus Maltese name not known Short.
Anagallis arvensis  ( =Lysimachia arvensis ) Scarlet Pimpernel Ħarira ħamra Short.
Anagallis foemina  ( =Lysimachia foemina ) Blue Pimpernel Ħarira kaħla Short.
Anagyris foetida Stinking Bean Trefoil Fula tal-Klieb Detailed
Anchusa italica  ( =Anchusa azurea ) Italian Bugloss Lsien il-Fart ikħal Detailed
Andrachne telephioides Andrachne Andrakne Short.
Andryala integrifolia Common Andryala Maltese name not known Short.
Anemone coronaria Crown Anemone Kaħwiela Short.
Anemone hortensis Broad-leaved Anem Kaħwiela ċara Short.
Anogramma leptophylla  ( =Polypodium leptophyllum ) Annual Maidenhair Tursin ir-riħ Short.
Anredera cordifolia  ( =Boussingaultia cordifolia ) Madeira Vine Maltese name not known Short.
Anthemis arvensis Corn Chamomille Bebuna tar-raba Short.
Anthemis cotula Stinking Chamomille Maltese name not known Short.
Anthemis praecox  ( =Chamaemelum fuscatum ) Dark Chamomille Maltese name not known Short.
Anthemis urvilleana  ( =Anthemis secundiramea subsp. urvilleana ) Maltese Sea Chamomille Bebuna tal-Baħar Short.
Anthyllis hermanniae subsp. melitensis  ( =Aspalathus cretica ) Maltese Yellow Kidney Vetch Ħatba s-sewda ta' Malta Short.
Anthyllis vulneraria subsp. maura  ( =Anthyllis maritima ) Common Kidney Vetch Silla tal-blat Short.
Antirrhinum siculum  ( =Antirrhinum majus subsp. Siculum ) Sicilian Snapdragon Papoċċi bojod Detailed
Antirrhinum tortuosum  ( =Antirrhinum majus subsp. tortuosum ) Greater Snapdragon Papoċċi ħomor Detailed
Apium graveolens Wild Celery Karfus (selvaġġ) Short.
Apium nodiflorum Fool's Water Cress Karfus tal-ilma Short.
Aptenia cordifolia  ( =Mesembryanthemum cordifolia ) Heartleaf Ice Plant Maltese name not known Short.
Aptenia lancifolia  ( =Aptenia cordifolia lancifolia ) Sword-leafed Mesembryanthemum Maltese name not known Short.
Araucaria bidwillii Bunya Pine Awrikarja ta' Bidwill Short.
Araucaria heterophylla  ( =Araucaria excelsa ) Norfolk Island Pine Awrikarja kbira Short.
Arbutus unedo Strawberry Tree Imbrijagla Short.
Arenaria serpyllifolia Thyme-leaved Sandwort Maltese name not known Short.
Argyranthemum frutescens  ( =Chrysanthemum frutescens ) Marguerite Daisy Maltese name not known Short.
Arisarum vulgare  ( =Arum arisarum ) Friar's Cowl Garni tal-Pipa Detailed
Aristolochia clusii Green-flowered Birthwort Papra selvaġġa Short.
Artemisia absinthium Wormwood Assenzju Short.
Artemisia arborescens Silver Wormwood Maltese name not known Short.
Arthrocnemum macrostachyum  ( =Arthrocnemum glaucum ) Glaucous Glasswort Almeridja tal-blat Short.
Arum italicum Italian Lords and Ladies Garni Short.
Asparagus aphyllus Mediterranean Asparagus Spraġġ xewwieki Short.
Asparagus asparagoides  ( =Asparagus medeoloides ) African Asparagus Maltese name not known Short.
Asparagus densiflorus  ( =Asparagus plumosus subsp. nanus ) Bushy Asparagus Maltese name not known Short.
Asparagus falcatus Asparagus Fern Maltese name not known Short.
Asparagus officinalis Wild Asparagus Spraġġ Short.
Asparagus setaceus  ( =Asparagus plumosus ) Plumose Asparagus Maltese name not known Short.
Asparagus stipularis  ( =Asparagus horridus ) Grey Asparagus Spraġġ griż Detailed
Asparagus virgatus  ( =Protasparagus virgatus ) Broom Asparagus Maltese name not known Short.
Asperula aristata subsp. scabra  ( =Asperula cynanchica var. aristata ) Southern Squinancywort Asperula Short.
Asperula cynanchica Squinancywort Maltese name not known Short.
Asphodelus aestivus  ( =Asphodelus microcarpus ) Summer Asphodel Berwieq Detailed
Asphodelus fistulosus  ( =Asphodelus tenuifolius ) Onion Weed Berwieq Żgħir Detailed
Asplenium ceterach  ( =Ceterech officinarum ) Rusty-back Fern Felċi tal-Ħitan tas-Sejjieħ Short.
Asplenium marinum Sea Spleenwort Fern Felċi tal-Baħar Short.
Asplenium sagittatum  ( =Phyllitis sagittata ) Mule's Fern Felċi tal-bir Short.
Asplenium trichomanes Maidenhair Spleenwort Fern Felċi rqiqa Short.
Aster squamatus Narrow-leaved Aster Settembrina salvaġġa Detailed
Astragalus boeticus  ( =Astragalus baeticus ) Yellow Milk Vetch Kafe' Messikan Short.
Astragalus hamosus  ( =Astragalus buceras ) Southern Milk Vetch Maltese name not known Short.
Astragalus sesameus  ( =Astragalus saguntinus ) Small-flowered Milk Vetch Maltese name not known Short.
Atractylis cancellata Cage Thistle Xewk tal-gaġġa Short.
Atractylis gummifera  ( =Carlina gummifera ) Stemless Atractylis Xewk tal-mixta Short.
Atriplex glabriuscula  ( =Atriplex patula subsp. glabriuscula ) Babington's Orache Bjanka lixxa Short.
Atriplex halimus  ( =Atriplex halimoides ) Shrubby Orache Bjanka Short.
Atriplex lanfrancoi  ( =Cremnophyton lanfrancoi ) Maltese Cliff Orache Bjanka tal-irdum Short.
Atriplex patula  ( =Atriples salina ) Common Orache Bjanka skarza Short.
Atriplex portulacoides  ( =Halimione portulacoides ) Sea Purslane Maltese name not known Short.
Atriplex prostrata  ( =Atriplex prostrata subsp. triangularis ) Spear-leaved Orache Selq il-baħar Short.
Atriplex rosea  ( =Atriplex foliolosa ) Rosy Orache Selq tal-werqa roża Short.
Austrocylindropuntia subulata  ( =Opuntia subulata ) Eve's Needle Maltese name not known Short.
B
Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Ballota nigra subsp. uncinata Black Horehound Marrubja sewda Detailed
Barlia robertiana  ( =Himantoglossum robertiana ) Giant Orchid Orkida kbira Detailed
Bartsia trixago  ( =Bellardia trixago ) Mediterranean Lineseed Perlina bajda Short.
Bassia scoparia  ( =Chenopodium scoparia ) Summer Cypress Maltese name not known Short.
Bellevalia romana  ( =Hyacinthus romana ) Roman Hyacinth Ġjacint selvaġġ Short.
Bellis annua Annual Daisy Bebuna Detailed
Bellis sylvestris Southern Daisy Margerita salvaġġa Detailed
Beta vulgaris  ( =Beta cicla ) Wild Beet Selq Short.
Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima  ( =Beta maritima ) Sea Beet Selq tal-kosta Short.
Bifora radians Mediterranean Bifora Kosbor selvaġġ Short.
Biscutella didyma subsp. didyma Buckler Mustard Xeħt il-forom Short.
Bituminaria bituminosa  ( =Psoralea bituminosa ) Pitch Trefoil Silla tal-mogħoż Detailed
Blackstonia perfoliata subsp. perfoliata Yellow-Wort Ċentawrija safra Short.
Borago officinalis Common Borage Fidloqqom Detailed
Bougainvillea glabra Lesser Bougainvillea Buganvilla żgħira Short.
Bougainvillea spectabilis Bougainvillea Buganvilla Short.
Brachychiton populneus Kurrajong Maltese name not known Short.
Brassica napus subsp. oleifera  ( =Brassica rapa subsp. napus ) Rapeseed Nevew Short.
Brassica nigra  ( =Brassica bracteolata ) Black Mustard Mustarda sewda Short.
Brassica oleracea s.l. Wild Cabbage Kaboċċa selvaġġa Short.
Brassica rapa subsp. sylvestris Wild Turnip Liftija Detailed
Brassica tournefortii  ( =Erucastrum minutiflorum ) Tournefort's Cabbage Kaboċċa ta' Twurneforti Short.
Broussonetia papyrifera Paper Mulberry Maltese name not known Short.
Buddleja madagascariensis  ( =Nicodemia madagascariensis ) Yellow Butterfly Bush Maltese name not known Short.
Bupleurum lancifolium  ( =Bupleurum subovatum ) Spear-leaved Hare's Ear Widnet il-fenek Short.
Bupleurum semicompositum  ( =Bupleurum glaucum ) Grey Hare's Ear Maltese name not known Short.
C
Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Caesalpinia gilliesii  ( =Poinciana gilliesii ) Yellow Bird of Paradise Maltese name not known Short.
Caesalpinia sappan  ( =Biancaea sappan ) Sappanwood Maltese name not known Short.
Cakile maritima Sea Rocket Kromb il-baħar Short.
Calamintha nepeta  ( =Satureia nepeta ) Lesser Calaminth Kalaminta Detailed
Calendula arvensis subsp. arvensis Field Marigold Suffejra tar-raba Short.
Calendula arvensis subsp. arvensis var. bicolor  ( =Calendula arvensis subsp. aegyptiaca ) no name Suffejra tar-raba ta' giex kuluri Short.
Calendula arvensis subsp. hydruntina no name Suffejra kbira tar-raba Short.
Calendula bicolor no name Suffejra ta' giex kuluri Short.
Calendula maritima Sea Marigold Suffejra tal-Baħar Short.
Calendula officinalis Pot Marigold Suffejra tal-ġonna Short.
Calendula sicula  ( =Calendula suffruticosa subsp. fulgida var. gussonei ) Sicilian Marigold Suffejra ta' Sqallija Short.
Calendula suffruticosa subsp. fulgida Woody Marigold Suffejra Short.
Callistemon citrinus  ( =Callistemon lanceolatus ) Crimson Bottlebrush Maltese name not known Short.
Callitriche truncata Southern Water Starwort Erba Gamberaja Short.
Calystegia soldanella  ( =Convolvulus soldanella ) Sea Bindweed Leblieb tar-ramel Short.
Calystegia sylvatica  ( =Calystegia sepium var. silvatica ) Great Bindweed Leblieb kbir Short.
Calystegia x lucana no name Leblieb bagħal Short.
Campanula erinus Small Bellflower Kampanula Short.
Capnophyllum peregrinum  ( =Krubera peregrina ) Capnophyllum Maltese name not known Short.
Capparis orientalis  ( =Capparis spinosa subsp. rupestris ) Caper bush Kappar Short.
Capparis spinosa  ( =Capparis parviflora ) Spiny Caper Kappar tax-xewk Short.
Capsella bursa-pastoris  ( =Capsella apetala ) Shepherd's Purse Ġarġir il-ġemel Short.
Capsella rubella  ( =Capsella bursa-pastoris var. rubella ) Red Shepherd's Purse Ġarġir il-ġemel ħamra Short.
Cardamine flexuosa  ( =Cardamine hirsuta subsp. flexuosa ) Wavy Bittercress Maltese name not known Short.
Cardamine hirsuta  ( =Cardamine umbrosa ) Hairy Bittercress Maltese name not known Short.
Cardaria draba subsp. draba  ( =Lepidium draba ) Whitetop Plant Maltese name not known Short.
Cardiospermum halicacabum Showy Balloon Vine Sfineġ Short.
Cardiospermum hirsutum  ( =Cardiospermum grandiflorum ) Love-in-a-puff Sfineġ sufi Short.
Carduncellus coeruleus  ( =Carthamus coeruleus ) Blue Thistle Xewk ikhal Short.
Carduus australis subsp. marmoratus  ( =Carduus arabicus subsp. marmoratus ) Arabian Thistle Ħorfox Short.
Carduus pycnocephalus Plymouth Thistle Xewk tal-fjura żgħira Short.
Carduus tenuiflorus  ( =Carduus pycnocephalus var. tenuiflorus ) Winged Plumeless Thistle Xewk tal-fjura żgħira Short.
Carex distans Distant Sedge Sogħda Short.
Carex divisa Divided Sedge Sogħda kommuni Short.
Carex divulsa  ( =Carex muricata var. divulsa ) Grey Sedge Sogħda mifruda Short.
Carex extensa Long-bracted Sedge Sogħda tal-baħar Short.
Carex flacca subsp. erythrostachys  ( =Carex cuspidata ) Glacuous Sedge Sogħda tax-xagħri Short.
Carex hispida Hispid Sedge Sogħda tat-tafal Short.
Carex otrubae  ( =Carex cuprina ) False Fox Sedge Sogħda kompatta Short.
Carex pairae  ( =Carex muricata subsp. lamprocarpa ) Paira's rough sedge Maltese name not known Short.
Carex spicata  ( =Carex contigua ) Spiked Sedge Maltese name not known Short.
Carlina involucrata  ( =Carlina corymbosa subsp. involucrata ) African Carline Thistle Sajtun Short.
Carlina lanata Wooly Carline Thistle Sebqet 'l Ommha Short.
Carpobrotus acinaciformis  ( =Mesembryanthemum acinaciforme ) Glaucous Hottenot Fig Xuxet San Ġwann rari Short.
Carpobrotus edulis  ( =Mesembryanthemum edule ) Hottenot Fig Xuxet San Ġwann Short.
Carthamus lanatus Woolly Carthamus Xewk ta' Kristu Short.
Carthamus tinctorius Orange Carthamus Għosfor Short.
Carya illinoensis  ( =Carya illinoinensis ) Pecan Nut Ġewża tal-Pekan Short.
Casuarina cunninghamiana  ( =Casuarina tenuissima ) Australian River Oak Maltese name not known Short.
Casuarina equisetifolia  ( =Casuarina litorea ) She-Oak Kaswarina Short.
Casuarina verticillata  ( =Casuarina stricta ) Drooping She-Oak Kaswarina Short.
Catananche lutea Yellow Catananche Katananċe Short.
Ceiba speciosa  ( =Chorisia speciosa ) Floss-silk Tree Maltese name not known Short.
Celtis australis Southern Nettle Tree Bagular Short.
Centaurea acaulis Stemless Star-Thistle Ċentawrija tan-nuffara Short.
Centaurea calcitrapa Red Star-Thistle Maltese name not known Short.
Centaurea cyanus Cornflower Maltese name not known Short.
Centaurea hyalolepis  ( =Centaurea pallescens ) Yellow Star-Thistle Maltese name not known Short.
Centaurea jacea s.l. Brownray Knapweed Maltese name not known Short.
Centaurea melitensis Maltese Star-Thistle Xewk ta' Malta Short.
Centaurea nicaeensis Mediterranean Star-Thistle Xewk tal-għotba Short.
Centaurea ragusina  ( =Centaurea candidissima ) Croatian Centaury Maltese name not known Short.
Centaurea solistitialis Yellow Star-Thistle Maltese name not known Short.
Centaurium erythraea  ( =Erythraea centaurium ) Common Centaury Ċentawrija kbira Short.
Centaurium pulchellum  ( =Erythraea pulchellum ) Lesser Centaury Ċentawrija żgħira Short.
Centaurium spicatum  ( =Schenkia spicata ) Spiked Centaury Ċentawrija tal-virga Short.
Centaurium tenuiflorum  ( =Erythraea pulchellum var. tenuiflorum ) Slender Centaury Ċentawrija rqiqa Short.
Centranthus calcitrapae Annual Valerian Valeriana Roża Short.
Centranthus macrosiphon Long-spurred Valerian Maltese name not known Short.
Centranthus ruber Red Valerian Toppu tar-reġina Short.
Cerastium brachypetalum Grey Mouse-Ear Widen il-ġurdien abjad Short.
Cerastium glomeratum  ( =Cerastium acutatum ) Broad-leaved Mouse-Ear Widen il-ġurdien idellek Short.
Cerastium ligusticum Large-flowered Mouse-Ear Maltese name not known Short.
Ceratonia siliqua Carob Ħarruba Short.
Cercis siliquastrum Judas Tree Siġra ta' Ġuda Short.
Cerinthe major Honeywort Qniepen Detailed
Ceterach officinarum  ( =Asplenium ceterach ) Rusty-back Fern Felċi tal-Ħitan tas-Sejjieħ Short.
Chaenorhinum minus  ( =Linaria minor ) Dwarf Snapdragon Maltese name not known Short.
Chamaerops humilis Dwarf Fan Palm Ġummara Short.
Chasmanthe aethiopica  ( =Antholyza aethiopica ) Chasmanthe Kasmanti Short.
Cheirolophus crassifolius  ( =Palaeocyanus crassifolius ) Maltese Rock-Centaury Widnet il-Baħar Short.
Chelidonium majus Greater Celandine Ħaxixa tal-felul Short.
Chenopodium album subsp. album  ( =Chenopodium viride ) Fat Hen Għobbejra Bajdanija Short.
Chenopodium album subsp. striatum Striated Fat Hen Għobbejra Bajdanija strixxata Short.
Chenopodium ficifolium  ( =Chenopodium populifolium ) Fig-leaved Goosefoot Maltese name not known Short.
Chenopodium giganteum  ( =Chenopodium atriplicis ) Tree Spinach Maltese name not known Short.
Chenopodium hybridum  ( =Chenopodium angulosum ) no name Maltese name not known Short.
Chenopodium murale  ( =Chenopodium flavum ) Nettle-leaved Goosefoot Għobbejra ħadra Short.
Chenopodium opulifolium  ( =Chenopodium triangulare ) Grey Goosefoot Għobbejra griża Short.
Chenopodium strictum  ( =Chenopodium album var. striatum ) Striated Fat Hen Għobbejra Bajdanija strixxata Short.
Chenopodium urbicum  ( =Chenopodium deltoideum ) Upright Goosefoot Għobbejra Short.
Chenopodium vulvaria  ( =Chenopodium foetidum ) Stinking Goosefoot Għobbejra tinten Short.
Chiliadenus bocconei  ( =Chiliadenus bocconei ) Maltese Fleabane Tulliera ta' Malta Detailed
Chlorophytum comosum  ( =Anthericum comosum ) Spider Plant Rampila Short.
Chondrilla juncea Rush-leaved sow thistle Tfief tar-ramel Short.
Chrozophora tinctoria Dyer's Litmus Turnasol Detailed
Chrysanthemum zawadskii subsp. coreanum  ( =Chrysanthemum coreanum ) Korean Chrysanthemun Maltese name not known Short.
Cichorium intybus Chicory Ċikwejra Short.
Cichorium spinosum Spiny Chicory Qanfuda Short.
Cistus creticus  ( =Cistus incanus subsp. Creticus ) Hoary Rockrose Ċistu roża Short.
Cistus monspeliensis  ( =Stephanocarpus monspeliensis ) White Rockrose Ċistu abjad Short.
Citrus limon  ( =Citrus x limon ) Lemon Siġra tal-lumi Short.
Clematis cirrhosa Evergreen Traveller's Joy Kiesħa jew Bajda Detailed
Colchicum cupanii  ( =Colchicum bertolonii ) Mediterranean meadow saffron Busieq Detailed
Colocasia antiquorum Elephants Ear Għorgħar Short.
Conium maculatum Hemlock Ċikuta Short.
Conringia orientalis  ( =Conringia austriaca ) Hare's Ear Mustard Maltese name not known Short.
Convolvulus althaeoides Mallow Bindweed Leblieb tax-xagħri roża Short.
Convolvulus arvensis Field BindWeed Leblieb tar-raba Detailed
Convolvulus cantabrica Southern Bindweed Leblieb skars Short.
Convolvulus elegantissimus  ( =Convolvulus althaeoides subsp. tenuissimus ) Silvery Mallow-Leaved BindWeed Leblieba tax-xagħri car Detailed
Convolvulus lineatus Narrow-leaved Bindweed Leblieb abjad Short.
Convolvulus oleifolius Pink Bindweed Leblieb tal-irdum Short.
Convolvulus pentapetaloides Two-coloured Bindweed Leblieb żgħir Short.
Convolvulus siculus Blue Bindweed Leblieb tal-werqa tleqq Short.
Convolvulus tricolor Three-coloured Bindweed Leblieb ikħal Short.
Conyza albida  ( =Conyza sumatrensis ) Fleabane Maltese name not known Short.
Conyza bonariensis Flax-Leaved Fleabane Żagħżigħa selvaġġa Detailed
Coriandrum sativum Coriander Kosbor Short.
Coronilla scorpioides  ( =Arthrolobium scorpioides ) Yellow Crown Vetch Xeħt l-imħabba Short.
Coronilla valentina Shrubby Crown Vetch Koronilla Short.
Coronopus didymus  ( =Coronopus pinnatifida ) Lesser Swine Cress Koronopu tal-wied Short.
Coronopus squamatus  ( =Coronopus procumbens ) Swine Cress Koronopu Short.
Crassula tillaea  ( =Crassula muscosa ) Mossy Stonecrop Maltese name not known Short.
Crassula vaillantii  ( =Bulliarda vaillantii ) Narrow-leaved Mossy Stonecrop Maltese name not known Short.
Crataegus azarolus  ( =Mespilus azarolus ) Crete Hawthorn Għanżalor Short.
Crataegus monogyna  ( =Crataegus oxyacantha ) Hawthorn Żagħrun Short.
Crataegus x ruscinonensis Hybrid Hawthorn Għanżalor bagħal Short.
Crepis bursifolia  ( =Crepis ericafolia ) Italian Hawksbeard Maltese name not known Short.
Crepis neglecta  ( =Crepis cernua ) Hawksbeard Maltese name not known Short.
Crepis pusilla  ( =Melitella pusilla ) Maltese Hawksbeard Melitella Short.
Crepis vesicaria subsp. hyemalis  ( =Crepis hyemalis ) Beaked Hawksbeard Krepis Sqalli Short.
Cressa cretica Mediterranean Bindweed Kressa Short.
Crithmum maritimum Rock Samphire Bużbież il-baħar Short.
Crocus longiflorus Yellow-throated Crocus Żagħfran selvaġġ skars Detailed
Crucianella rupestris  ( =Crucianella maritima var. rupestris ) Rock Crucianella Kruċanella Short.
Crupina crupinastrum  ( =Centaurea crupinastrum ) Southern Crupina Maltese name not known Short.
Cucurbita pepo  ( =Cucurbita aurantia ) Pumpkin Qargħa ħamra Short.
Cupressus arizonica  ( =Cupressus glabra ) Arizona Cypress Ċipress ta' Arizona Short.
Cupressus sempervirens  ( =Cupressus pyramidalis ) Italian Cypress Ċipress Short.
Cuscuta campestris  ( =Cuscuta pentagona ) Western Field Dodder Pittma tal-Amerika Short.
Cuscuta epithymum Dodder Pittma Short.
Cuscuta monogyna no name Maltese name not known Short.
Cydonia oblonga  ( =Cydonia vulgaris ) Quince Sfarġel Short.
Cymbalaria muralis  ( =Linaria cymbalaria ) Ivy-leaved Toadflax Ċimbalarja Short.
Cymodocea nodosa Lesser Neptune Grass Alka rqiqa Short.
Cynara cardunculus  ( =Cynara corsica ) Wild Artichoke Qaqoċċ tax-xewk Short.
Cynara scolymus  ( =Cynara cardunculus subsp. scolymus ) Globe Artichoke Qaqoċċ Short.
Cynara scolymus x cardunculus Globe Artichoke (x hybrid) Qaqoċċ Short.
Cynoglossum creticum Blue Hound's Tongue Ilsien il-Kelb Short.
Cynomorium coccineum General's Root Għerq il-ġeneral Short.
Cyperus alternifolius Umbrella Papyrus Maltese name not known Short.
Cyperus capitatus  ( =Galilea mucronathus ) Capitate Galingale Bordi tar-ramel Short.
Cyperus esculentus Yellow Nutsedge Maltese name not known Short.
Cyperus fuscus  ( =Cyperus compressus ) Brown Galingale Bordi żgħir Short.
Cyperus involucratus  ( =Cyperus flabelliformis ) Dwarf Papyrus Grass Maltese name not known Short.
Cyperus longus subsp. badius  ( =Cyperus longus subsp. badius ) Compact Galingale Bordi Short.
Cyperus longus subsp. longus Sweet Galingale Bordi tal-widien Short.
Cyperus papyrus Papyrus Papiru Short.
Cyperus rotundus  ( =Cyperus olivaris ) Round Galingale Bordi tat-toroq Short.
Cyrtomium falcatum  ( =Polystichum falcatum ) Japanese Holly Fern Felċi Ġappuniża Short.
Cyrtomium fortunei  ( =Polystichum fortunei ) Asian Netvein Holly Fern Felċi Asjatika Short.
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Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Damasonium bourgaei  ( =Alisma bourgaei ) Mediterranean Starfruit Plantain Damażonju Short.
Datura innoxia Downy Thorn Apple Siġret ir-rizzi Short.
Datura stramonium Common Thorn Apple Maltese name not known Short.
Datura tatula  ( =Datura stramonium var. tatula ) Devil's Trumpet Maltese name not known Short.
Daucus carota subsp. carota Wild Carrot Zunnarija salvaġġa Short.
Daucus carota subsp. sativus Carrot Zunnarija Short.
Daucus gingidium  ( =Daucus carota var. gingidium ) Sea Carrot Zunnarija tal-baħar Short.
Daucus lopadusanus  ( =Daucus carota var. lopadusanus ) Lampedusa Carrot Zunnarija ta' Lampedusa Short.
Daucus rupestris  ( =Daucus carota var. rupestris ) Cliff Carrot Zunnarija tal-blat Short.
Delosperma cooperi  ( =Mesembryanthemum cooperi ) Though Trailing Ice Plant Maltese name not known Short.
Delphinium halteratum  ( =Delphinium longipes ) Winged Larkspur Sieq il-Ħamiema Detailed
Delphinium staphisagria Short-spurred Larkspur Żerrigħet il-qamel Short.
Descurainia sophia  ( =Sisymbrium sophia ) Flixweed Maltese name not known Short.
Diospyros kaki  ( =Diospyros chinensis ) Kaki Kaki Short.
Diospyros lotus Date-Plum Maltese name not known Short.
Diplotaxis erucoides White Wall Rocket Ġarġir abjad Detailed
Diplotaxis tenuifolia  ( =Diplotaxis fruticulosa ) Perennial Wall Rocket Ġarġir isfar Detailed
Diplotaxis viminea  ( =Diplotaxis prolongoi ) Southern Rocket Aruka selvaġġa Short.
Disphyma crassifolium  ( =Mesembryanthemum crassifolium ) Rounded Noon Flower Maltese name not known Short.
Dittrichia graveolens  ( =Cupularia graveolens ) Lesser Samphire Żagħżigħa safra Short.
Dittrichia viscosa  ( =Cupularia viscosa ) False Yellowhead Tulliera komuni Detailed
Dodonaea viscosa  ( =Dodonaea ehrenbergii ) Hop Bush Maltese name not known Short.
Dracunculus vulgaris Giant Lords-and-Ladies Garni qoxret is-serp Short.
Duranta repens  ( =Duranta erecta ) Golden Dewdrop Maltese name not known Short.
Dysphania ambrosioides  ( =Chenopodium ambrosioides ) Mexican Tea Għobbejra Tfuħ Te' Falz Short.
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Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Ecballium elaterium Squirting Cucumber Faqqus il-ħmir Detailed
Echinophora spinosa Prickly Parsnip Bużbież xewwieki tar-ramel Short.
Echinops siculus  ( =Echinops ritros subsp. sicula ) Sicilian Globe Thistle Maltese name not known Short.
Echium arenarium Coastal Viper's Bugloss Lsien il-fart tar-ramel Short.
Echium candicans  ( =Echium fastuasum ) Pride of Madeira Maltese name not known Short.
Echium italicum Pale Bugloss Ilsien il-fart abjad Short.
Echium parviflorum  ( =Echium calycinum ) Small-flowered Viper's Bugloss Lsien il-fart żgħir Short.
Echium plantagineum  ( =Echium lycopsis ) Purple Viper's Bugloss Lsien il-fart vjola Short.
Echium sabulicola Sand Viper's Bugloss Lsien il-fart tax-xatt Short.
Elatine gussonei  ( =Elatine hydropiper var. gussonei ) Maltese Waterwort Elatine Detailed
Eleocharis ovata Southern Spikerush Maltese name not known Short.
Eleocharis palustris  ( =Eleocharis intersita ) Common Spikerush Maltese name not known Short.
Emex spinosa  ( =Rumex spinosus ) Spiny Dock Selq xewwieki Short.
Enarthrocarpus pterocarpus Winged Radish Ravanell tal-Eġittu Short.
Ephedra fragilis Joint-Pine Efedra Short.
Epilobium parviflorum Hoary Willowherb Maltese name not known Short.
Epilobium tetragonum subsp. tournefortii  ( =Epilobium adnatum ) Square-stalked Willowherb Epilobju Short.
Equisetum ramosissimum  ( =Equisetum campanulatum ) Branched Horsetail Denb iż-żiemel Short.
Erica multiflora Mediterranean Heath Erika Detailed
Eriobotrya japonica Loquat Naspli Short.
Erodium acaule  ( =Erodium romanum ) Stemless Storkbill Maltese name not known Short.
Erodium alnifolium  ( =Erodium chium var. crassifolium ) no name Maltese name not known Short.
Erodium chium Mediterranean Storkbill Maltese name not known Short.
Erodium ciconium  ( =Erodium viscosum ) Sand Storkbill Maltese name not known Short.
Erodium cicutarium Common Storkbill Maltese name not known Short.
Erodium laciniatum  ( =Erodium chium var. laciniatum ) Cut-leaved Storkbill Moxt tar-ramel Short.
Erodium malacoides Mallow-Leaved Stork's Bill Moxt Short.
Erodium moschatum Musk Stork's Bill Ħaxixa tal-Misk Short.
Erophila verna  ( =Draba verna ) Common Whitlow Grass Maltese name not known Short.
Eruca sativa  ( =Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa ) Salad Mustard Aruka Short.
Eryngium maritimum Sea Holly Xewk ir-ramel Short.
Erysimum cheiri  ( =Cheiranthus cheiri ) Wallflower Ġiżi safra Short.
Eucalyptus camaldulensis  ( =Eucalyptus acuminata ) Red Gum Eucalyptus Ewkaliptus Short.
Eucalyptus gomphocephala  ( =Eucalyptus gomphocephala var. rhodoxylon ) Tuart Tree Ewkaliptus Short.
Eucalyptus leucoxylon Blue Gum Ewkaliptus Short.
Eupatorium cannabinum  ( =Eupatorium ponticum ) Hemp-Agrimony Maltese name not known Short.
Euphorbia aleppica Aleppo Spurge Maltese name not known Short.
Euphorbia chamaesyce  ( =Chamaesyce canescens ) Small Spurge Ġemmugħa Short.
Euphorbia characias Large Mediterranean Spurge Tengħud tal-Ħaġar Short.
Euphorbia dendroides Tree Spurge Tengħud tas-Siġra Short.
Euphorbia exigua var. exigua Dwarf Spurge Tenghud Irqiq Short.
Euphorbia exigua var. pycnophylla Maltese Dwarf Spurge Tengħud Irqiq ta' Malta Short.
Euphorbia helioscopia Sun Spurge Tengħud Raddiena Short.
Euphorbia hirsuta  ( =Euphorbia pubescens ) Hairy Spurge Maltese name not known Short.
Euphorbia maculata  ( =Chamaesyce maculata ) Spotted Spurge Ġemmugħa ħamra Short.
Euphorbia mauritanica Smooth Creeping Milkweed Maltese name not known Short.
Euphorbia melapetala  ( =Euphorbia characias var. melapetala ) Large Sicilian Spurge Tengħud tal-Ħaġar Sqalli Short.
Euphorbia melitensis Maltese Spurge Tengħud tax-Xagħri Short.
Euphorbia paralias Sea Spurge Tengħud tar-Ramel Short.
Euphorbia peplis  ( =Chamaesyce peplis ) Purple Spurge Ġemmugħa tar-ramel Short.
Euphorbia peploides  ( =Euphorbia peplus var. minima ) Dwarf Petty Spurge Tengħud Ċkejken tal-ġonna Short.
Euphorbia peplus subsp. peplus  ( =Euphorbia calabrica ) Petty Spurge Tengħud tal-ġonna Short.
Euphorbia pinea Pine Spurge Tengħud Komuni Short.
Euphorbia pulcherrima Poinsettia Punsjetta Short.
Euphorbia terracina Coastal Spurge Tengħud tax-Xatt Short.
Evax pygmaea  ( =Filago pygmaea ) Pygmy Cudweed Evaks Short.
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Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Fagonia cretica Fagonia Fagonja Short.
Fallopia aubertii  ( =Bilderdykia aubertii ) Silver Lace Vine Maltese name not known Short.
Fallopia convolvulus  ( =Fallopia baldschuanica ) Black Bindweed Leblieba ħadra Short.
Fedia graciliflora  ( =Fedia cornucopiae subsp. graciliflora ) no name Sieq il-ħamiema Short.
Ferula communis Giant Fennel Ferla Short.
Ficus carica  ( =Ficus carica var. domestica ) Fig tree Tina Short.
Ficus elastica  ( =Ficus elastica var. decora ) Indian Rubber Tree Maltese name not known Short.
Ficus macrophylla  ( =Ficus macrophylla subsp. columnaris ) Moreton Bay Fig Fikus taz-zokk kbir Short.
Ficus macrophylla Moreton Bay Fig Maltese name not known Short.
Ficus microcarpa  ( =Ficus nitida ) Chinese Banyan Tree Fikus tat-toroq Short.
Ficus rubiginosa  ( =Ficus leichhardtii ) Rusty-leaved fig Fikus tal-werqa msadda Short.
Ficus rubiginosa var. glabrescens  ( =Ficus australis ) Hairless Port Jackson fig Fikus tal-Awstralja Short.
Filago cossyrensis  ( =Filago pyramidata var. gussonei ) Maltese Cudweed Kabuccinella ta' Malta Short.
Filago pyramidata  ( =Filago vulgaris subsp. pyramidata ) Broad-leaved Cudweed Maltese name not known Short.
Foeniculum vulgare Fennel Bużbież Short.
Frankenia hirsuta  ( =Frankenia laevis var. hirsuta ) Hairy Sea Heath Erba Franka Short.
Frankenia laevis Sea Heath Maltese name not known Short.
Frankenia pulverulenta Annual Sea Heath Maltese name not known Short.
Fraxinus angustifolia  ( =Fraxinus oxycarpa ) Narrow-leaved Ash Fraxxnu Short.
Freesia refracta  ( =Freesia corymbosa ) Common Freesia Friżja Short.
Fumana arabica  ( =Helianthemum arabicum ) Mediterranean Rock Rose Ċistu isfar Short.
Fumana laevipes  ( =Cistus laevipes ) no name Ċistu tal-blat Short.
Fumana laevis  ( =Fumana laevis subsp. juniperina ) Smooth Thyme Rock Rose Ċistu isfar lixx Short.
Fumana thymifolia  ( =Helianthemum thymifolium ) Thyme Rock Rose Ċistu żgħir Short.
Fumaria agraria Field Fumitory Maltese name not known Short.
Fumaria bastardii  ( =Fumaria affinis ) Tall Ramping Fumitory Maltese name not known Short.
Fumaria bicolor Two-coloured Fumitory Maltese name not known Short.
Fumaria capreolata  ( =Fumaria officinalis subsp. capreolata ) White Ramping Fumitory Maltese name not known Short.
Fumaria densiflora  ( =Fumaria micrantha ) Dense-flowered Fumitory Maltese name not known Short.
Fumaria flabellata  ( =Fumaria capreolata subsp. flabellata ) Southern Ramping Fumitory Maltese name not known Short.
Fumaria gaillardotii  ( =Fumaria agraria subsp. major ) Italian Fumitory Daħnet L-art kbira Short.
Fumaria muralis  ( =Fumaria capreolata subsp. muralis ) Common Ramping Fumitory Maltese name not known Short.
Fumaria officinalis  ( =Fumaria viciosoi ) Common Fumitory Daħnet L-art medja Short.
Fumaria parviflora Fine-leaved Fumitory Daħnet l-art żgħira Short.
Fumaria reuteri  ( =Fumaria martinii ) Martin's Ramping Fumitory Maltese name not known Short.
Fumaria vaillantii  ( =Fumaria caespitosa ) Few-flowered Fumitory Maltese name not known Short.
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Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Galactites tomentosa  ( =Lupsia galactites ) Mediterranean Thistle Xewk abjad Short.
Galium aparine Cleavers Ħarxajja komuni Short.
Galium murale Yellow Bedstraw Ħarxajja safra Short.
Galium spurium False Cleavers Ħarxajja Short.
Galium tricornutum  ( =Galium tricorne ) Corn Cleavers Ħarxajja ta' tlett iqran Short.
Galium verrucosum  ( =Galium saccharatum ) Southern Cleavers Ħarxajja tal-felul Short.
Gasteria acinacifolia Gasteria Maltese name not known Short.
Geranium dissectum Cut-leaved Crane's Bill Ġeranju tal-weraq bil-pizzi Short.
Geranium molle Dove's foot Crane's Bill Ġeranju tal-weraq artab Short.
Geranium purpureum  ( =Geranium robertianum subsp. purpureum ) Little Robin Ġeranju roża Short.
Geranium robertianum  ( =Robertiella robertiana ) Herb Robert Maltese name not known Short.
Geranium rotundifolium Round-Leaved Crane's Bill Ġeranju tal-werqa tonda Short.
Gladiolus byzantinus  ( =Gladiolus communis subsp. byzantinus ) Mediterranean Gladiolus Ħabb il-qamħ kbir Short.
Gladiolus dubius Small Gladiolus Ħabb il-qamħ tal-wied Short.
Gladiolus italicus Field Gladiolus Ħabb tal-qamħ tar-raba Detailed
Glaucium flavum  ( =Glaucium luteum ) Yellow Horned Poppy Peprin isfar Short.
Glebionis carinata  ( =Chrysanthemum carinatum ) Three-coloured Chrysanthemum Lellux ta' tlett kuluri Short.
Glebionis coronaria  ( =Chrysanthemum coronarium ) Crown Daisy Lellux Detailed
Glebionis segetum  ( =Chrysanthemum segetum ) Corn Daisy Lellux tar-raba Short.
Gossypium herbaceum  ( =Gossypium stocksii ) Levant Cotton Qotton Malti Short.
Gossypium hirsutum  ( =Gossypium mexicanum ) American Cotton Qotton ta' Gallipoli Short.
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Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Harpullia arborea  ( =Harpullia imbricata ) Tulip Wood-Tree Maltese name not known Short.
Hedera helix  ( =Hedera taurica ) Ivy Liedna Short.
Hedypnois cretica  ( =Hedypnois rhagadioloides subsp. cretica ) Variable Hyoseris Maltese name not known Short.
Hedypnois rhagadioloides Variable Hyoseris Maltese name not known Short.
Hedysarum coronarium Sulla Silla Short.
Hedysarum glomeratum  ( =Hedysarum capitatum ) Clustered Sulla Silla selvaġġa Short.
Hedysarum spinosissimum  ( =Hedysarum pallens ) Spiny Sulla Silla bix-xewk Short.
Helianthus annuus  ( =Helianthus lenticularis ) Sunflower Warda tax-xemx Short.
Helianthus tuberosus Jerusalem Artichoke Artiċokk Short.
Helichrysum melitense Maltese Helichrysium Sempreviva ta' Għawdex Short.
Heliotropium curassavicum Salt Heliotrope Maltese name not known Short.
Heliotropium europaeum Common Heliotrope Vanilja bajda Detailed
Herniaria cinerea  ( =Herniaria hirsuta subsp. cinerea ) Grey Rupture-Wort Maltese name not known Short.
Herniaria hirsuta Hairy Rupture-Wort Maltese name not known Short.
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Rose of China Babiskuwa Short.
Hippocrepis ciliata  ( =Hippocrepis dicarpa ) Lesser Horseshoe Vetch Xintilli Short.
Hippocrepis emerus  ( =Coronilla emerus ) Pale Crown Vetch Maltese name not known Short.
Hippocrepis multisiliquosa  ( =Hippocrepis ambigua ) Many-flowered Horseshoe Vetch Xintilli komuni Short.
Hippocrepis unisiliquosa  ( =Hippocrepis unisiliquosa ) Single-flowered Horseshoe Vetch Xintilli żgħira Short.
Hirschfeldia incana  ( =Brassica adpressa ) Hoary Mustard Mustarda selvaġġa Detailed
Hyacinthus orientalis Garden Hyacinth Ġjacint Short.
Hylocereus undatus  ( =Cereus undatus ) Red Pitaya Maltese name not known Short.
Hymenocarpos circinnatus  ( =Circinnus circinnatus ) Spiny Kidney Vetch Nefel ta' Għawdex Short.
Hymenolobus revelierei subsp. sommieri  ( =Hutchinsia procumbens forma sommieri ) Maltese Hymenolobus Ġargir ta' Kemmuna Short.
Hyoscyamus albus White Henbane Mammażejża Detailed
Hyoscyamus niger Henbane Maltese name not known Short.
Hyoseris frutescens Maltese Hyoseris Żigland ta' Għawdex Short.
Hyoseris radiata Perennial Hyoseris Żigland tal-pizzi Short.
Hyoseris scabra Annual Hyoseris Żigland Short.
Hypecoum imberbe  ( =Hypecoum grandiflorum ) Beardless Hypecoum Maltese name not known Short.
Hypecoum procumbens Sickle-fruited Hypecoum Maltese name not known Short.
Hypericum aegypticum  ( =Triadenia aegyptica ) Shrubby St. John's Wort Fexfiex tal-irdum Short.
Hypericum australe  ( =Hypericum humifusum subsp. australe ) no name Maltese name not known Short.
Hypericum pubescens  ( =Hypericum tomentosum ) Pubescent St. John's Wort Fexfiex sufi Short.
Hypericum triquetrifolium  ( =Hypericum crispum ) Wavy-leaved Saint John's Wort Fexfiex tar-Raba Detailed
Hypochoeris achyrophorus  ( =Hedypnois aetnensis ) Mediterranean Catsear Żigland żgħir Short.
Hypochoeris cretensis Southern Catsear Maltese name not known Short.
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Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Ipomoea alba  ( =Ipomoea bona-nox ) Moonflower vine Maltese name not known Short.
Ipomoea cairica  ( =Convolvulus cairica ) Ivy-leaved Morning Glory Maltese name not known Short.
Ipomoea indica  ( =Convolvulus indica ) Ocean Blue Morning Glory Kampanella Short.
Ipomoea purpurea Common Morning Glory Maltese name not known Short.
Iris florentina  ( =Iris germanica subsp. Florentina ) Florentine Iris Fjurduliż abjad Short.
Iris foetidissima Stinking Iris Fjurduliż tal-Bosk Short.
Iris germanica  ( =Iris x germanica ) Garden Iris Fjurduliż ikħal Short.
Iris pseudacorus Yellow Iris Fjurduliż tal-ilma Short.
Iris pseudopumila Southern Dwarf Iris Bellus Detailed
Iris sicula  ( =Iris pallida ) Sicilian Iris Fjurduliż Sqalli Short.
Iris tectorum  ( =Iris fimbriata ) Chinese Iris Maltese name not known Short.
Iris xiphium Spanish Iris Fjurduliż tal-ġonna Short.
Isoetes histrix var. subinermis  ( =Cephaloceraton histrix ) Sand Quillwort Isoetes Short.
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Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Jacaranda mimosifolia  ( =Jacaranda acutifolia ) Blue Jacaranda Maltese name not known Short.
Jacobaea maritima subsp. sicula  ( =Senecio bicolor ) Sicilian Silver Ragwort Kromb il-baħar isfar Short.
Jasminum azoricum  ( =Jasminum trifoliatum ) Azores Jasmine Maltese name not known Short.
Juglans regia  ( =Juglans fallax ) Walnut Ġewża Short.
Juncellus distachyos  ( =Cyperus distachyos ) Mediterranean Galingale Maltese name not known Short.
Juncus acutus Sharp-Pointed Rush Simar Lixx Short.
Juncus articulatus Jointed Rush Simar Short.
Juncus bufonius Toad Rush Simar żgħir Short.
Juncus capitatus Dwarf Rush Maltese name not known Short.
Juncus effusus Soft Rush Maltese name not known Short.
Juncus hybridus  ( =Juncus bufonius subsp. hybridus ) Hybrid Toad Rush Simar żgħir Short.
Juncus maritimus Sea Rush Simar tal-baħar Short.
Juncus subulatus  ( =Juncus multiflorus ) Somerset Rush Simar tal-ilma Short.
Juniperus phoenicea Phoenician Juniper Ġnibru Short.
Justicia adhatoda  ( =Adhatoda vasica ) Malabar Nut Ġustizja Short.
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Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Kalanchoe daigremontiana  ( =Bryophyllum daigremontianum ) Devil's Backbone Maltese name not known Short.
Kalanchoe delagoensis  ( =Bryophyllum tubiflorum ) Mother of Millions Maltese name not known Short.
Kickxia commutata  ( =Linaria commutata ) Mediterranean Fluellen Xatbet l-art vjola Short.
Kickxia elatine  ( =Linaria elatine ) Round-leaved Fluellen Xatbet l-art skars Short.
Kickxia spuria  ( =Linaria spuria ) Round leaved Fluellen Xetbet l-art safra Detailed
Kundmannia sicula Kundmannia Kudmannja ta' Sqallija Short.
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Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Lactuca saligna  ( =Lactuca virgata ) Least Lettuce Maltese name not known Short.
Lactuca sativa  ( =Lactuca capitata ) Lettuce Ħass Short.
Lactuca serriola  ( =Lactuca scariola ) Prickly Lettuce Ħass Salvaġġ tal-Pizzi Detailed
Lactuca virosa  ( =Lactuca patersonii ) Great Lettuce Ħass selvaġġ Short.
Lagunaria patersonii  ( =Hibiscus patersonii ) Primrose Tree Lagunarja Short.
Lagurus ovatus Hare's Tail Grass Denb il-fenek Short.
Lamium amplexicaule Henbit Dead Nettle Kapilliera Short.
Lampranthus multiradiatus  ( =Mesembryanthemum multiradiatum ) Creeping Ice Plant Maltese name not known Short.
Lampranthus spectabilis  ( =Mesembryanthemum spectabile ) Trailing Ice Plant Maltese name not known Short.
Lantana camara  ( =Lantana armata ) Lantana Lantana Short.
Lantana montevidensis Trailing Lantana Lantana xeblieka Short.
Lapeirousia laxa  ( =Anometheca cruenta ) African Lapeyrousia Maltese name not known Short.
Lathyrus annuus  ( =Lathyrus chius ) Annual Pea Maltese name not known Short.
Lathyrus aphaca  ( =Lathyrus affinis ) Yellow Vetchling Porvlina Short.
Lathyrus cicera Chickling Vetch Ġilbiena tas-Serp Short.
Lathyrus clymenum  ( =Lathyrus articulatus var. clymenum ) Crimson Pea Ġilbiena tas-serp Short.
Lathyrus gorgoni  ( =Lathyrus amoenus ) R Pea Maltese name not known Short.
Lathyrus inconspicuus  ( =Lathyrus erectus ) Inconspicuous Pea Maltese name not known Short.
Lathyrus ochrus Pale Pea Ġilbiena bajda Short.
Lathyrus odoratus  ( =Lathyrus cyprius ) Sweet Pea Maltese name not known Short.
Lathyrus setifolius Red Pea Maltese name not known Short.
Lathyrus sphaericus  ( =Lathyrus coccineus ) Round Pea Maltese name not known Short.
Launaea resedifolia  ( =Zollikoferia resedifolia ) Divided-leaved Sow Thistle Maltese name not known Short.
Laurus nobilis Bay Laurel Siġra tar-rand Short.
Lavandula angustifolia  ( =Lavandula officinalis ) Common Lavender Maltese name not known Short.
Lavandula dentata French Lavender Maltese name not known Short.
Lavandula multifida Fern-leaved Lavender Maltese name not known Short.
Lavatera arborea  ( =Lavatera dendromorpha ) Tree Mallow Ħobbejża tas-siġra Short.
Lavatera cretica  ( =Lavatera cavanillesii ) Cornish Mallow Ħobbejża wieqfa Short.
Lavatera trimestris  ( =Stegia trimestris ) Rose Mallow Ħobbejża tal-warda kbira Short.
Legousia hybrida var. foliosa  ( =Specularia hybrida ) Venus looking Glass Maltese name not known Short.
Lemna minor Common Duckweed Lemna komuni Short.
Leontodon tuberosus Tuberous Hawkbit Żigland tal-għerq Short.
Lepidium graminifolium Grass-leaved Pepperwort Buttuniera wieqfa Short.
Lepidium sativum  ( =Nasturtium crispum ) Garden Cress Maltese name not known Short.
Leucaena leucocephala  ( =Leucaena glauca ) Lead Tree Gażżija Bajda Short.
Leucanthemum vulgare  ( =Chrysanthemum leucanthemum ) Oxe-eye Daisy Maltese name not known Short.
Limbarda crithmoides  ( =Inula crithmoides ) Golden Samphire Xorbett Detailed
Limonium melitense Maltese Sea Lavender Limonju ta' Malta Short.
Limonium serotinum  ( =Limonium vulgare subsp. serotinum ) no name Maltese name not known Short.
Limonium sinuatum  ( =Statice sinuata ) English Statice Limonju Short.
Limonium virgatum  ( =Limonium oleifolium ) Violet Sea Lavender Limonju tal-baħar Short.
Limonium zeraphae Zerapha's Sea Lavender Limonju ta' Żerafa Short.
Linaria chalepensis  ( =Antirrhinum chalepensis ) Mediterranean Toadflax Maltese name not known Short.
Linaria pseudolaxiflora Maltese Toadflax Papoċċi ta' Malta Detailed
Linaria triphylla Three-coloured Toadflax Papoċċi tat-tlett werqiet Short.
Linum bienne  ( =Linum angustifolium ) Pale Flax Kittien ikħal Short.
Linum decumbens Ascending Flax Kittien aħmar Short.
Linum grandiflorum  ( =Linum rubrum ) Scarlet Flax Maltese name not known Short.
Linum strictum Upright Flax Kittien tal-imħarbat Short.
Linum trigynum  ( =Linum gallicum ) Southern Flax Kittien isfar Short.
Linum usitatissimum Common Flax Kittien Short.
Lippia nodiflora  ( =Lippia repens ) Lippia Maltese name not known Short.
Lithospermum arvense  ( =Buglossoides arvense ) Field Gromwell Maltese name not known Short.
Lobularia maritima Sweet Alyssum Buttuniera Detailed
Lonicera implexa Evergreen Honeysuckle Qarn il-mogħża Short.
Lonicera japonica  ( =Lonicera chinensis ) Japanese Honeysuckle Maltese name not known Short.
Lotus cytisoides  ( =Lotus creticus subsp. cytisoides ) Grey Birdsfoot Trefoil Għantux tal-blat Short.
Lotus edulis Edible Birdsfoot Trefoil Qrempuċ Short.
Lotus halophilus  ( =Lotus pusillus ) Sand Restharrow Għantux tar-Ramel Short.
Lotus ornithopodioides Clustered Birdsfoot Trefoil Għantux sieq l-għasfur Short.
Lotus preslii  ( =Lotus corniculatus subsp. preslii ) no name Għantux Short.
Lycium chinense  ( =Lycium ovatum ) Chinese Tea Tree Għawseġ taċ-Ċina Short.
Lycium europaeum Mediterranean Tea Tree Għawseġ tal-Mediterran Short.
Lycium ferrocissimum  ( =Lycium macrocalyx ) African Tea Tree Għawseġ tal-Afrika Short.
Lycium intricatum  ( =Lycium europaeum var. intricatum ) Southern Tea Tree Għawseġ Short.
Lycopersicum esculentum  ( =Solanum lycopersicon ) Tomato Tadama Short.
Lythrum hyssopifolia Grass-Poly Litrum tal-għadajjar Short.
Lythrum junceum  ( =Lythrum graefferi ) Creeping Loosestrife Litrum tal-ilma Short.
M
Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Macfadyena unguis-cati  ( =Doxantha unguis-cati ) Cat-claw ivy Maltese name not known Short.
Maclura pomifera  ( =Toxylon pomiferum ) Osage Orange Maltese name not known Short.
Mahonia aquifolium  ( =Berbis aquifolium ) Oregon Grape Maltese name not known Short.
Malephora crocea  ( =Mesembryanthemum croceum ) Red Ice Plant Maltese name not known Short.
Malephora lutea  ( =Mesembryanthemum luteum ) Rocky Point Ice Plant Maltese name not known Short.
Malephora purpureo-crocea  ( =Crocanthus purpureocroceus ) Tequila Sunrise Ice Plant Maltese name not known Short.
Malope malacoides subsp. malacoides Hairy Mallow Maltese name not known Short.
Malus domestica  ( =Malus sylvestris subsp. mitis ) Cultivated Apple Tuffieħ selvaġġ Short.
Malus sylvestris  ( =Malus communis subsp. sylvestris ) Crab Apple Tuffieħ Short.
Malva cretica Mediterranean Mallow Ħobbejża tat-toroq Short.
Malva nicaeensis  ( =Malva montana ) Southern Mallow Ħobbejża mitfija Short.
Malva parviflora  ( =Malva microcarpa ) Least Mallow Ħobbejża tal-warda żgħira Short.
Malva sylvestris  ( =Malva hirsuta ) Common Mallow Ħobbejża tar-raba Short.
Marrubium vulgare White Horehound Marrubja bajda Short.
Matricaria aurea  ( =Chamomilla aurea ) Golden Mayweed Kamumilla nana Short.
Matricaria recutita  ( =Matricaria chamomilla ) Scented Mayweed Kamumilla Short.
Matthiola incana subsp. incana  ( =Matthiola glabra ) Hoary Stocks Giżi Short.
Matthiola incana subsp. melitensis Maltese Stocks Giżi ta' Malta Short.
Matthiola longipetala  ( =Cheiranthus longipetalus ) Night-scented Stock Giżi ta' lejl Short.
Matthiola lunata  ( =Matthiola anoplia ) Spanish stocks Giżi ta' Spanja Short.
Matthiola tricuspidata Three-horned Stocks Ġiżi tal-baħar Short.
Medicago arabica  ( =Medicago maculata ) Spotted Medick Nefel Short.
Medicago arborea Tree Medick Siġret in-nefel Short.
Medicago ciliaris  ( =Medicago intertexta subsp. ciliata ) Ciliate Medick Nefel Short.
Medicago doliata  ( =Medicago aculeata ) Straight-spined Medick Nefel Short.
Medicago intertexta Prickly Medick Nefel Short.
Medicago italica  ( =Medicago tornata ) Hairy Medick Nefel Short.
Medicago littoralis  ( =Medicago arenaria ) Coastal Medick Nefel tax-xtut Short.
Medicago lupulina  ( =Medicago appenina ) Black Medick Nefel iswed Short.
Medicago lupulina var. cupaniana  ( =Medicago cupaniana ) Cupani Black Medick Nefel iswed Short.
Medicago marina Sea Medick Nefel tar-ramel Short.
Medicago minima Burr Medick Nefel żgħir Short.
Medicago monspeliaca  ( =Trigonella monspeliaca ) Hairy Trigonella Nefel Short.
Medicago murex  ( =Medicago sicula ) Spiny Medick Nefel Short.
Medicago orbicularis  ( =Medicago marginata ) Round-fruited Medick Nefel Short.
Medicago polymorpha  ( =Medicago apiculata ) Toothed Medick Nefel komuni Short.
Medicago polymorpha var. brevispina  ( =Medicago denticulata var. brevispina ) Short-Toothed Medick Nefel komuni Short.
Medicago rigidula  ( =Medicago agrestis ) Field Medick Nefel Short.
Medicago rugosa  ( =Medicago elegans ) Rugose Medick Nefel Short.
Medicago sativa Alfalfa Nefel Short.
Medicago truncatula  ( =Medicago tentaculata ) Mediterranean Medick Nefel Short.
Medicago tuberculata  ( =Medicago turbinata ) Southern Medick Nefel Short.
Melia azedarach  ( =Melia japonica ) Indian Lilac Siġra tat-tosku Short.
Melilotus elegans Elegant Melilot Maltese name not known Short.
Melilotus indicus  ( =Melilotus parviflorus ) Small Melilot Trew tat-toroq Short.
Melilotus infestus  ( =Melilotus rigidus ) Round-fruited Melilot Trew Short.
Melilotus italicus Italian Melilot Maltese name not known Short.
Melilotus messanensis  ( =Melilotus siculus ) Southern Melilot Trew Short.
Melilotus segetalis  ( =Melilotus sulcatus subsp. segetalis ) Corn Melilot Trew Short.
Melilotus sulcatus  ( =Melilotus compactus ) Mediterranean Melilot Trew komuni Short.
Melissa officinalis Balm Nagħniegħ in-naħal Short.
Mentha aquatica Water Mint Nagħniegħ selvaġġ Short.
Mentha pulegium Peppermint Plejju Short.
Mentha spicata  ( =Mentha viridis ) Spear Mint Nagħniegħ Short.
Mentha suaveolens  ( =Mentha rotundifolia ) Round-leaved Mint Nagħniegħ Selvaġġ Short.
Mentha x piperita  ( =Mentha balsamea ) Peppermint Nagħniegħ tas-seba' rwejjaħ Short.
Mercurialis ambigua  ( =Merculialis annua var. ambigua ) no name Maltese name not known Short.
Mercurialis annua Annual Mercury Burikba Short.
Mesembryanthemum cordifolium  ( =Aptenia cordifolia ) Heart-leaved Ice Plant Widnet il-Ħanżir Short.
Mesembryanthemum crystallinum  ( =Cryophytum crystallinum ) Crystal Ice Plant Kristallina tar-ramel Short.
Mesembryanthemum lancifolia  ( =Aptenia lancifolia ) Lance-leaved Ice Plant Qrun il-Baqra Short.
Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum  ( =Cryophytum nodiflorum ) Lesser Crystal Ice Plant Kristallina tal-blat Short.
Mespilus germanica  ( =Mespilus sylvestris ) Medlar Fomm il-lipp Short.
Micromeria graeca  ( =Satureja graeca ) Greek Savory Sagħtrija Griega Short.
Micromeria microphylla  ( =Satureja microphylla ) Maltese savory Xpakkapietra Short.
Minuartia mediterranea Mediterranean Sandwort Maltese name not known Short.
Mirabilis jalapa  ( =Mirabilis odorata ) Four o'clock Flower Ħummejr Short.
Misopates calycinum Pale Lesser Snapdragon Papoċċi skars Short.
Misopates orontium  ( =Antirrhinum orontium ) Lesser Snapdragon Papoċċi rqiq Detailed
Moraea sisyrinchium  ( =Gynandriris sisyrinchium ) Barbary Nut Iris Fjurduliż salvaġġ Short.
Morus alba White Mulberry Ċawsla Short.
Morus alba var. pendulum Weeping Mulberry Ċawsla Short.
Morus nigra Black Mulberry Tuta Short.
Musa paradisiaca  ( =Musa sapientum ) Banana Banana Short.
Muscari commutatum Dark Grape Hyacinth Muskari skuri Detailed
Muscari comosum  ( =Leopoldia comosa ) Tassel Grape Hyacinth Basal il-ħnieżer Short.
Muscari neglectum  ( =Muscari compactum ) Southern Grape Hyacinth Maltese name not known Short.
Muscari parviflorum Autumn Grape Hyacinth Ġjaċint tal-Ħarifa Detailed
Myoporum insulare  ( =Myoporum serratum ) no name Mijoporum Short.
Myoporum laetum  ( =Myoporum tenuifolium ) Mousehole Tree Mijoporum tal-werqa wiesgħa Short.
Myosotis ramosissima  ( =Myosotis collina ) Early Forget-me-not Widnet il-ġurdien Short.
Myriophyllum verticillatum Whorl-leaf Water-milfoil Maltese name not known Short.
Myrtus communis Myrtle Riħan Short.
Myrtus communis Common Myrtle Riħan Short.
N
Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Narcissus elegans  ( =Hermione elegans ) Elegant Narcissus Narċis imwaħħar skars Short.
Narcissus papyraceus White Narcissus Maltese name not known Short.
Narcissus serotinus Late Narcissus Narċis imwaħħar Detailed
Narcissus tazetta French Daffodil Narċis Detailed
Nasturtium officinale  ( =Nasturtium aquatica ) Watercress Krexxuni Short.
Nauplius aquaticus  ( =Asteriscus aquaticus ) Golden Star Għajn il-baqra tax-xatt Short.
Neatostema apulum  ( =Lithospermum apulum ) Yellow Gromwell Maltese name not known Short.
Neotinea maculata  ( =Neotinea intacta ) Dense-flowered Orchid Orkida Rqiqa Short.
Nerium oleander  ( =Nerium indicum ) Oleander Siġra tad-Difel Short.
Neslia apiculata  ( =Neslia paniculata var. apiculata ) no name Maltese name not known Short.
Nicotiana glauca Glaucous Tobacco Tabakk tas-swar Short.
Nigella damascena  ( =Nigella arvensis subsp. minor ) Love-in-a-mist Sieq il-brimba Short.
Nothoscordum borbonicum  ( =Nothoscordum inodorum ) Fragrant False Garlic Tewm tal-qsari Short.
Notobasis syriaca  ( =Cirsium syriacum ) Horse Thistle Xewk tax-xitan Short.
Nymphaea alba European White Waterlily Maltese name not known Short.
O
Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Ocimum basilicum Basil Ħabaq Short.
Oenanthe globulosa Round-headed Water Dropwort Karfus tal-wied Short.
Olea europaea subsp. europaea Olive Żebbuġa Short.
Olea europaea subsp. oleaster  ( =Olea europaea subsp. europaea var. sylvestris ) Wild Olive Żebbuġa selvaġġa Short.
Ononis alopecuroides  ( =Ononis baetica ) Foxtail Restharrow Maltese name not known Short.
Ononis biflora  ( =Ononis geminiflora ) Two-flowered Restharrow Broxka ta' żewġ fjuri Short.
Ononis mitissima Mediterranean Restharrow Broxka tat-tafal Short.
Ononis natrix subsp. ramosissima  ( =Ononis foliosa ) Bush Restharrow Broxka ta' Għawdex Short.
Ononis oligophylla Few-leaved Restharrow Trew tat-tafal Short.
Ononis ornithopodioides Bird Restharrow Maltese name not known Short.
Ononis reclinata  ( =Ononis inclusa ) Small Restharrow Broxka Short.
Ononis sieberi  ( =Ononis viscosa subsp. sieberi ) no name Maltese name not known Short.
Ononis variegata  ( =Ononis euphrasiifolia ) Villous Restharrow Maltese name not known Short.
Ononis viscosa subsp. viscosa Sticky Restharrow Maltese name not known Short.
Onopordum argolicum  ( =Onopordum sibthorpianum ) Argolian Cotton Thistle Xewk ta' Għawdex Short.
Ophrys apifera  ( =Ophrys arachnites ) Bee Orchid Naħla griża Short.
Ophrys bertolonii Bertoloni's Bee Orchid Dubbiena ta' Bertoloni Short.
Ophrys bilunulata  ( =Ophrys fusca subsp. bilunulata ) no name Maltese name not known Short.
Ophrys bombyliflora Bumblebee Orchid Naħla Detailed
Ophrys bombyliflora f. parviflora Small-flowered Bumblebee Orchid Naħla tal-fjura żgħira Short.
Ophrys caesiella  ( =Ophrys gazella ) Maltese Brown Orchid Dubbiena ta' Malta Detailed
Ophrys ciliata  ( =Ophrys speculum ) Mirror Orchid Dubbiena kaħla Short.
Ophrys eleonorae  ( =Ophrys iricolor subsp. maxima ) Eleonore's Ophrys Dubbiena Detailed
Ophrys fusca Sombre Bee Orchid Dubbiena l-Kbira Detailed
Ophrys holosericea  ( =Ophrys fuciflora ) Late Spider Orchid Brimba Short.
Ophrys iricolor subsp. hospitalis  ( =Ophrys hospitalis ) Maltese Blue Orchid Dubbiena bikrija ta' Malta Detailed
Ophrys lacaitae  ( =Ophrys oxyrrhincos subsp. lacaitae ) Yellow Spider Orchid Brimba safra Short.
Ophrys lojaconoi  ( =Ophrys iricolor subsp. lojaconoi ) Lojaconoi's Brown Orchid Orkida ta' lojakonoj Short.
Ophrys lunulata Moon Spider Orchid Brimba tal-qamar Short.
Ophrys lupercalis Ophrys of Lupercales Orkida tax-xitwa Short.
Ophrys lutea subsp. lutea  ( =Ophrys vespifera ) Yellow Bee Orchid Żunżana kbira Short.
Ophrys melitensis  ( =Ophrys sphegodes subsp. melitensis ) Maltese Spider Orchid Brimba sewda Detailed
Ophrys oxyrrhynchos  ( =Ophrys fuciflora subsp. oxyrrhynchos ) Beaked Spider Orchid Brimba ta' Sqallija Short.
Ophrys pectus  ( =Ophrys fusca complex ) Chest-shaped Brown Orchid Dubbiena ħoxna Short.
Ophrys phryganea  ( =Ophrys lutea subsp. phyrganae ) Phyrgana Ophrys Dubbiena tal-Frigana Short.
Ophrys sicula  ( =Ophrys lutea subsp. minor ) Yellow Bee Orchid Żunżana żgħira Short.
Ophrys tenthredinifera  ( =Ophrys tenoreana ) Sawfly Orchid Naħla kbira Short.
Ophrys villosa  ( =Ophrys tenthredinifera subsp. villosa ) no name Maltese name not known Short.
Opuntia dillenii  ( =Cactus indicus ) Erect Prickly Pear Maltese name not known Short.
Opuntia ficus-indica  ( =Opuntia ficus-barbarica ) Prickly Pear Bajtar tax-xewk Short.
Opuntia microdasys  ( =Opuntia macrocalyx ) Bunny Ears Cactus Maltese name not known Short.
Opuntia pilifera Cocoche Loco Maltese name not known Short.
Opuntia vulgaris Prickly Pear Cactus Maltese name not known Short.
Orchis collina  ( =Orchis saccata ) Fan-Lipped Orchid Orkida Ħamra Detailed
Orchis conica  ( =Neotinea tridentata ) Spotted Milky Orchid Orkida tat-tikek Detailed
Orchis fragrans  ( =Orchis coriophora subsp. fragrans ) Fragrant Orchid Orkida tfuħ Short.
Orchis italica  ( =Orchis undulatifolia ) Naked Man Orchid Ħajja u Mejta tal-werqa fdewxa Short.
Orchis morio Green-winged Orchid Orkida tal-Elmu Short.
Orchis papilionacea  ( =Anacamptis papilionacea ) Pink Butterfly Orchid Farfett Short.
Origanum dictamnus  ( =Dictamnus creticus ) Dittany Riegnu ta' Ġnien il-Kbir Short.
Origanum majorana Marjoram Merqtux Short.
Origanum onites  ( =Majorana onites ) White Marjoram Riegnu abjad Short.
Origanum vulgare Oregano Riegnu selvaġġ Short.
Ornithogalum arabicum Large Star of Bethlehem Ħalib it-tajr kbir Short.
Ornithogalum divergens Lesser Star of Bethlehem Ħalib it-tajr skars Detailed
Ornithogalum narbonense Southern Star of Bethlehem Ħalib it-tajr żgħir Short.
Orobanche canescens Yellow Broomrape Maltese name not known Short.
Orobanche caryophyllacea Bedstraw Broomrape Maltese name not known Short.
Orobanche cernua Drooping Broomrape Maltese name not known Short.
Orobanche clausonis Glandular Broomrape Budebbus vjola u abjad Short.
Orobanche crenata Bean Broomrape Budebbus tal-ful Short.
Orobanche densiflora var. melitensis Dense-flowered Broomrape Budebbus tar-ramel Short.
Orobanche hederae Ivy Broomrape Maltese name not known Short.
Orobanche lavandulacea  ( =Kopsia lavandulacea ) Lavender Broomrape Budebbus vjola Short.
Orobanche minor  ( =Orobanche barbata ) Common Broomrape Maltese name not known Short.
Orobanche picridis  ( =Orobanche loricata ) Ox-tongue Broomrape Budebbus isfar Short.
Orobanche pubescens  ( =Orobanche versicolor ) Hairy Broomrape Budebbus muswaf Short.
Orobanche sanguinea  ( =Orobanche crinita ) Bloody Broomrape Budebbus demmi Short.
Osteospermum jucundum  ( =Dimorphotheca jucundum ) African Daisy Maltese name not known Short.
Otanthus maritimus  ( =Diotis candidissima ) Cottonweed Santolina tar-ramel Short.
Oxalis corniculata  ( =Oxalis micrantha ) Creeping Wood Sorrel Ingliża żgħira Short.
Oxalis debilis Pink Wood Sorrel Maltese name not known Short.
Oxalis fontana  ( =Oxalis eurpaea ) Yellow Wood Sorrel Ingliża Wieqfa Detailed
Oxalis pes-caprae Bermuda Buttercup Ħaxixa Ingliża Detailed
P
Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Paliurus spina-christi  ( =Rhamnus paliurus ) Christ's Thorn Tree Xewk tal-Kuruna ta' Kristu Short.
Pallenis spinosa  ( =Asteriscus spinosus ) Spiny Golden Star Għajn il-baqra xewwikija Short.
Pancratium foetidum Stinking Sea Daffodil Pankrazju tal-Ħarifa Short.
Pancratium maritimum Sea Daffodil Pankrazju selvaġġ Detailed
Papaver dubium  ( =Papaver rhoeas subsp. dubium ) Long-headed Poppy peprin tal-frotta twila Short.
Papaver hybridum Rough poppy Peprin tal-Lanzit Detailed
Papaver pinnatifidum  ( =Papaver rhoeas subsp. pinnatifidum ) Mediterranean Poppy peprin tal-istammi sofor Short.
Papaver rhoeas Red Poppy Peprina ħamra Detailed
Papaver somniferum subsp. setigerum Opium Poppy Xaħxieħ Vjola Detailed
Paraserianthes lophantha  ( =Albizia lophantha ) Cape Leeuwin Wattle Maltese name not known Short.
Parentucella viscosa  ( =Bartsia viscosa ) Yellow Bartsia Perlina safra Short.
Parietaria judaica  ( =Parietaria diffusa ) Pellitory-of-the-wall Xeħt ir-riħ komuni Short.
Parietaria lusitanica Mediterranean Pellitory-of-the-wall Xeħt ir-riħ komuni tad-dell Short.
Paronychia argentea Silvery Paronychia Maltese name not known Short.
Paronychia macrosepala  ( =Paronychia capitata subsp. macrosepala ) no name Maltese name not known Short.
Paspalum dilatatum Golden Crown Grass Paspalum Short.
Passiflora caerulea Passion Flower Fjura tal-passjoni Short.
Passiflora perfoliata Leafy Passion Flower Fjura tal-passjoni taj-Ġamajka Short.
Passiflora x violaceae Violet Passion flower Fjura tal-passjoni (vjola) Short.
Pelargonium x hortorum  ( =Pelargonium x hybridum ) Garden Geranium Sardinell Short.
Periploca angustifolia  ( =Periploca laevigata subsp. angustifolia ) African Wolfbane Siġret il-Ħarir Detailed
Persicaria glabra  ( =Polygonum glabrum ) Dense-flowered Knotweed Maltese name not known Short.
Persicaria lanigera  ( =Polygonum lapathifolium subsp. lanigera ) African Persicaria Persikarja roża Short.
Persicaria lapathifolia  ( =Polygonum lapathifolium ) Pale Persicaria Maltese name not known Short.
Persicaria salicifolia  ( =Polygonum serrulatum ) Willow-leaved Knotgrass Persikarja tal-Baħrija Short.
Persicaria senegalensis  ( =Polygonum senegalensis ) no name Maltese name not known Short.
Petroselinum sativum  ( =Petroselinum crispum ) Wild Parsley Tursin Short.
Petunia x hybrida Petunia Petunja Short.
Phagnalon graecum subsp. ginzbergeri  ( =Phagnalon rupestre subsp. graecum ) Eastern Phagnalon Lixka komuni Short.
Phagnalon rupestre  ( =Phagnalon spathulatum ) Rock Phagnalon Lixka tal-blat Short.
Phaseolus vulgaris Common Bean Fażola Short.
Phelipanche mutelii  ( =Orobanche mutelii ) Dwarf Broomrape Budebbus tal-Ingliża qasir Short.
Phelipanche nana subsp. melitensis  ( =Orobanche nana subsp. melitensis ) Maltese Dwarf Sorrel Broomrape Budebbus tal-Ingliża abjad Short.
Phelipanche nana subsp. nana  ( =Orobanche nana ) Dwarf Sorrel Broomrape Budebbus tal-Ingliża vjola Short.
Phillyrea latifolia Mock Privet Olivastru tal-werqa wiesgħa Short.
Phillyrea media  ( =Phillyrea latifolia subsp. media ) Mock Privet Olivastru Short.
Phlomis fruticosa Great Sage Salvja tal-Madonna Short.
Phoenix canariensis Canary Islands Date Palm Palma tal-Kannizzati Short.
Phoenix dactylifera Date Palm Palma tat-Tamar Short.
Phymosia umbellata  ( =Sphaeralcea umbellata ) Mexican Bush Mallow Maltese name not known Short.
Physalis peruviana  ( =Physalis pubescens var. peruviana ) Peruvian Cape Gooseberry Tuffieħ tal-fanal Short.
Phytolacca americana  ( =Phytolacca decandra ) American Pokeweed Russett Short.
Phytolacca dioica  ( =Phytolacca arborea ) Ombu Maltese name not known Short.
Picris echioides  ( =Helminthotheca echioides ) Bristly Oxtongue Ilsien il-baqra xewwikija Short.
Picris hieracioides subsp. spinulosa  ( =Picris kelleriana ) Hawkweed Oxtongue Maltese name not known Short.
Pimpinella anisum  ( =Anisum officinarum ) Anise Anisi Short.
Pimpinella peregrina  ( =Pimpinella taurica ) Southern Burnet Saxifrage Sensiela Short.
Pinus brutia Calabrian Pine Żnuber tal-Lvant Short.
Pinus canariensis Canary Islands Pine Żnuber tal-gżejjer Kanarji Short.
Pinus halepensis Aleppo Pine Żnuber Short.
Pinus pinaster Maritime pine Żnuber tal-kosta Short.
Pinus pinea Stone Pine Żnuber tal-ikel Short.
Pistacia atlantica Atlas Pistachio Maltese name not known Short.
Pistacia lentiscus Lentisk Deru Short.
Pistacia terebinthus subsp. terebinthus  ( =Pistacia mutica ) Terebinth Tree Skornabekk Short.
Pistacia vera Pistacio Tree Siġra tal-Pistacja Short.
Pistacia x saportae Hybrid Mastic Tree Deru bagħal Short.
Pittosporum tobira Japanese Mock Orange Pittosporum Short.
Plantago afra  ( =Plantago psyllium ) Glandular Plantain Żerrigħet il-briegħed Short.
Plantago albicans Downy Plantain Maltese name not known Short.
Plantago altissima Narrow-leaved Plantain Maltese name not known Short.
Plantago bellardi Hairy Plantain Maltese name not known Short.
Plantago coronopus Buck's horn Plantain Biżbula tal-baħar Short.
Plantago crypsoides no name Maltese name not known Short.
Plantago lagopus Mediterranean Plantain Biżbula komuni Short.
Plantago lanceolata Ribwort Plantain Biżbula selvaġġa Short.
Plantago macrorrhiza subsp. humilis  ( =Plantago coronopus subsp. macrorrhiza ) Perennial Buck's horn Plantain Biżbula tax-xatt Short.
Plantago major subsp. major Greater Plantain Biżbula kbira Short.
Plantago serraria Toothed Plantain Biżbula tas-snien Short.
Plantago weldenii  ( =Plantago coronopus subsp. weldenii ) Welden's Plantain Salib l-art Short.
Platanus acerifolia  ( =Platanus hybrida ) European Plane Tree Siġra tad-Dorf Short.
Plectranthus amboinicus  ( =Coleus amboinicus ) Cuban oregano Maltese name not known Short.
Plumbago auriculata  ( =Plumbago capensis ) Cape Leadwort Maltese name not known Short.
Plumbago europaea European Plumbago Pjombina selvaġġa Short.
Podospermum laciniatum  ( =Scorzonera laciniata ) Divided-leaved Viper's Grass Maltese name not known Short.
Podospermum resedifolium  ( =Scorzonera resedifolia ) no name Maltese name not known Short.
Polycarpon alsinifolium Few-flowered Allseed Maltese name not known Short.
Polycarpon diphyllum Two-leaved Allseed Maltese name not known Short.
Polycarpon tetraphyllum Four-leaved Allseed Maltese name not known Short.
Polygala monspeliaca Mediterranean Milkwort Maltese name not known Short.
Polygala myrtifolia  ( =Polygala x dalmaisiana ) African Milkwort Maltese name not known Short.
Polygonatum multiflorum  ( =Convallaria multiflora ) Solomon's Seal Maltese name not known Short.
Polygonum arenastrum  ( =Polygonum aviculare subsp. arenastrum ) Prostrate Knotgrass Maltese name not known Short.
Polygonum aviculare  ( =Polygonum nanum ) Knotgrass Lewża tar-raba Short.
Polygonum bellardii  ( =Polygonum nudum ) Narrow-leaved Knotgrass Maltese name not known Short.
Polygonum maritimum Sea Knotgrass Lewża tal-baħar Short.
Polypodium vulgare subsp. melitensis Maltese Polypody Felċi ta' Malta Short.
Populus alba  ( =Populus canadensis ) White Poplar Siġra tal-Luq Short.
Portulaca oleracea Purslane Burdlieqa Short.
Posidonia oceanica Posidonia Alka Short.
Potamogeton pectinatus  ( =Stuckenia pectinata ) Fennel Pondweed Maltese name not known Short.
Potentilla reptans Creeping Cinquefoil Frawla selvaġġa Short.
Prasium majus White Hedge-Nettle Te` Sqalli Short.
Prospero autumnale  ( =Scilla autumnalis ) Autumn Squill Għansar tal-Ħarifa Detailed
Prunus armeniaca  ( =Armeniaca vulgaris ) Apricot Berquqa Short.
Prunus cerasifera  ( =Prunus divaricata ) Cherry Plum Għanbaqar Short.
Prunus cerasus  ( =Prunus acida ) Dwarf Cherry Amarena Short.
Prunus domestica subsp. domestica  ( =Prunus communis ) Plum Pruna Short.
Prunus dulcis  ( =Prunus amygdalus ) Almond Lewża Short.
Prunus insititia  ( =Prunus domestica subsp. Insititia ) Bullace Maltese name not known Short.
Prunus mahaleb  ( =Cerasus mahaleb ) Mahaleb Cherry Maltese name not known Short.
Prunus persica  ( =Persica vulgaris ) Peach Ħawħa Short.
Prunus persica var. nucipersica  ( =Prunus persica var. nectarina ) Nectarine Nuċiprisk Short.
Prunus spinosa Blackthorn Prajn tax-xewk Short.
Pseudorlaya pumila  ( =Daucus pumilus ) Small Carrot Zunnarija tar-ramel Short.
Pteranthus dichotomus Pteranthus Maltese name not known Short.
Pteridium aquilinum  ( =Pteris aquilinum ) Bracken Fern Feliċilla Short.
Pteris cretica Cretan Brake Pteris Short.
Pteris vittata  ( =Pteris longifolia ) Ladder Brake Pteris Short.
Pulicaria dysenterica  ( =Inula dysenterica ) Common Fleabane Maltese name not known Short.
Pulicaria odora  ( =Inula odora ) Mediterranean Fleabane Maltese name not known Short.
Punica granatum Pomegranate Rummiena Short.
Putoria calabrica Stinking Madder Putorja Short.
Pyrus amygdaliformis  ( =Pyrus nivalis ) Almond-leaved Pear Lanġas selvaġġ Short.
Pyrus communis Common Pear Lanġas Short.
Pyrus communis var. bambinella Small Maltese June Pear Bambinella Short.
Pyrus pyraster  ( =Pyrus communis subsp. achras ) Wild Pear Lanġas Bagħal Short.
Pyrus syriaca Syrian Pear Lanġas tal-Vant Short.
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Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Quercus ilex  ( =Quercus calicina ) Evergreen Oak Balluta Short.
Quercus robur  ( =Quercus pedunculata ) Pedunculate Oak Balluta ingliża Short.
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Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Ranunculus arvensis  ( =Ranunculus tuberculatus ) Corn Buttercup Maltese name not known Short.
Ranunculus bulbosus subsp. aleae  ( =Ranunculus aleae ) Bulbous Buttercup Maltese name not known Short.
Ranunculus bullatus Autumn Buttercup Ċfolloq Detailed
Ranunculus chius Eastern Buttercup Maltese name not known Short.
Ranunculus ficaria  ( =Ficaria ranunculoides ) Lesser Celandine Fomm il-għeliem Short.
Ranunculus macrophyllus  ( =Ranunculus palustris subsp. macrophyllus ) Large-leaved Buttercup Maltese name not known Short.
Ranunculus muricatus Scilly Buttercup Maltese name not known Short.
Ranunculus ophioglossifolius Adder's tongue Buttercup Ċfolloq tal-Għadajjar Short.
Ranunculus paludosus Fan-Leaved Buttercup Ċfolloq tax-xagħri Short.
Ranunculus saniculifolius  ( =Ranunculus peltatus subsp. fucoides ) Sanicle-leaved Water Crowfoot Ċfolloq ta' l-ilma Short.
Ranunculus sardous  ( =Ranunculus parvulus ) Hairy Buttercup Maltese name not known Short.
Ranunculus trichophyllus  ( =Batrachium trichophyllum ) Thread-leaved Water Crowfoot Ċfolloq tal-widien Short.
Ranunculus trilobus  ( =Ranunculus vilaenadalis ) Three-leaved Buttercup Maltese name not known Short.
Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. landra Italian Wild Radish Maltese name not known Short.
Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. maritimus Maritime Wild radish Ravanell salvaġġ tal-baħar Short.
Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. raphanistrum Wild Radish Ravanell salvaġġ Detailed
Raphanus sativus  ( =Raphanus niger ) Garden Radish Ravanell Short.
Rapistrum rugosum Annual Bastard Cabbage Mustarda taż-żibeġ Short.
Reichardia intermedia  ( =Picridium intermedium ) Mediterranean Reichardia Maltese name not known Short.
Reichardia picroides  ( =Picridium vulgare ) Common Reichardia Kanċlita Short.
Reseda alba  ( =Reseda fruticulosa ) White Mignonette Denb il-ħaruf abjad Short.
Reseda lutea  ( =Reseda mucronata ) Wild Mignonette Denb il-ħaruf isfar Short.
Rhagadiolus stellatus  ( =Rhagadiolus edulis ) Star Hyoseris Tfief tal-istilla Short.
Rhamnus alaternus Mediterranean Buckthorn Alaternu Short.
Rhamnus oleioides  ( =Rhamnus lycoides subsp. oleoides ) Olive-leaved Buckthorn Żiju Short.
Rhodalsine geniculata  ( =Minuartia geniculata ) Woody Sandwort Ramlina Għawdxija Short.
Rhus coriaria Sumach Tree Xumakk tal-Konz Short.
Rhus lancea African Sumach Tree Maltese name not known Short.
Ricinus communis Castor Oil Tree Riġnu Short.
Ridolfia segetum Ridolfia Bużbież il-qamħ Short.
Robinia pseudoacacia False Acacia Robinja Short.
Romulea columnae Sand Crocus (columnar) Żagħfran ċar Short.
Romulea melitensis  ( =Romulea columnae subsp. melitensis ) Maltese sand crocus Zagħfran tal-blat ta' Malta Short.
Romulea ramiflora Sand Crocus (branched) Żagħfran tal-blat komuni Short.
Romulea rollii  ( =Romulea columnae subsp. rollii ) Sand Crocus (Rollii's) Żagħfran tar-Ramel ta' Rolli Short.
Rosa canina  ( =Rosa prutensis ) Dog Rose Maltese name not known Short.
Rosa gallica  ( =Rosa crenulata ) Provence Rose Warda taż-żejt Short.
Rosa rubiginosa  ( =Rosa eglanteria ) Sweet Briar Warda tal-weraq ifuħ Short.
Rosa sempervirens  ( =Rosa sylvestris ) Evergreen Rose Girlanda tal-wied Short.
Rosmarinus officinalis Rosemary Klin Short.
Rubia peregrina  ( =Rubia tinctorium ) Wild Madder Ħarxajja selvaġġa Short.
Rubus caesius Dewberry Maltese name not known Short.
Rubus ulmifolius  ( =Rubus rusticanus ) Bramble Għollieq Short.
Rumex bucephalophorus  ( =Acetosa bucephalophora ) Red Dock Selq ħamrani Short.
Rumex conglomeratus  ( =Rumex glomeratus ) Clustered Dock Qarsajja tal-ilma Short.
Rumex crispus  ( =Rumex elongatus ) Curly Dock Maltese name not known Short.
Rumex cristatus  ( =Rumex graecus ) Crested Dock Qarsajja kbira Short.
Rumex obtusifolius  ( =Rumex acutus ) Broad-leaved Dock Maltese name not known Short.
Rumex pulcher  ( =Rumex lyratus ) Fiddle Dock Maltese name not known Short.
Rumex sanguineus Red-Veined Dock Maltese name not known Short.
Ruppia maritima  ( =Ruppia brachypus ) Beaked Tassel Pondweed Ruppja tas-Salini Short.
Ruscus aculeatus Butcher's Broom Nigżet il-far Short.
Ruscus hypophyllum Greater Butcher's Broom Belladonna Short.
Ruta chalepensis  ( =Ruta bracteosa ) Wall Rue Fejġel Short.
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Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Sagina apetala Annual Pearlwort Maltese name not known Short.
Sagina maritima Sea Pearlwort Ġawhra tax-xatt Short.
Sagina procumbens Procumbent Pearlwort Maltese name not known Short.
Salicornia ramosissima  ( =Salicornia appressa ) Twiggy Glasswort Almeridja Short.
Salix alba White Willow Żafżafa kbira Short.
Salix pedicellata Mediterranean Willow Żafżafa żgħira Short.
Salsola kali  ( =Salsola turgida ) Saltwort Ħaxixa tal-irmied xewwikija Short.
Salsola melitensis  ( =Darniella melitensis ) Maltese Salt Tree Xebb Short.
Salsola soda  ( =Kali soda ) Opposite-leaved Saltwort Ħaxixa tal-irmied Short.
Salvia fruticosa  ( =Salvia triloba ) Three-lobed Sage Salvja ta' Sqallija Short.
Salvia officinalis Common Sage Salvja tal-ikel Short.
Salvia verbenaca Wild Sage Salvja selvaġġa Short.
Sambucus ebulus Dwarf Elder Sebuqa Selvaġġa Short.
Sambucus nigra Common Elder Sebuqa Kbira Short.
Samolus valerandi Brookweed Ħarira tal-ilma Short.
Sanguisorba minor subsp. muricata  ( =Poterium sanguisorba ) Salad Burnet Tursin il-għawl Short.
Santolina chamaecyparissus  ( =Santonlina incana ) Lavender Cotton Maltese name not known Short.
Sarcocornia fruticosa  ( =Arthrocnemum fruticosum ) Shrubby Glasswort Almeridja arbuxxel tal-blat Short.
Sarcopoterium spinosum  ( =Poterium spinosum ) Thorny Burnet Tursin il-Għul Xewwieki Short.
Saxifraga tridactylites Rue-leaved Saxifrage Maltese name not known Short.
Scabiosa atropurpurea Sweet Scabiosa Skabjoża ħamra Short.
Scabiosa maritima  ( =Sixalix atropurpurea subsp. maritima ) Southern Scabiosa Skabjoża Short.
Scandix pecten-veneris Shepherd's Needle Maxxita Short.
Schefflera polybotrya Schefflera Maltese name not known Short.
Schinus molle Drooping False Pepper Maltese name not known Short.
Schinus terebinthifolius Brazilian pepper Siġra tal-Bżar Short.
Schoenoplectus lacustris  ( =Scirpus lacustris ) Common Clubrush Maltese name not known Short.
Schoenoplectus tabaernemontani  ( =Scirpus tabernaemontani ) Grey Clubrush Maltese name not known Short.
Schoenus nigricans Black Bog Rush Simar iswed Short.
Scilla hyacinthoides Large Squill Għansal selvaġġ Short.
Scilla peruviana  ( =Scilla clusii ) Portuguese Squill Għansar tal-ġonna Short.
Scilla sicula  ( =Scilla peruviana var. sicula ) Sicilian Squill Għansal ikħal Short.
Scirpus cernuus  ( =Isolepis cernua ) Slender Clubrush Maltese name not known Short.
Scirpus holoschoenus  ( =Holoschoenus vulgaris ) Round-headed Clubrush Simar tal-boċċi Short.
Scirpus maritimus  ( =Bolboschoenus maritimus ) Sea Clubrush Simar tal-baħar Short.
Scolymus grandiflorus  ( =Scolymus hispanicus subsp. grandiflorus ) Large-flowered Golden Thistle Xewk isfar kbir Short.
Scolymus hispanicus Common Golden Thistle Xewk isfar Short.
Scolymus maculatus  ( =Scolymus paniculatus ) Spotted Golden Thistle Xewk isfar tar-riga bajda Short.
Scorpiurus muricatus  ( =Scorpiurus subvillosus ) Many-flowered Scorpiurus Widna Short.
Scrophularia auriculata  ( =Scrophularia aquatica ) Water Figwort Fiswet il-kelb tal-ilma Detailed
Scrophularia peregrina Nettle-leaved Figwort Fiswet il-kelb Short.
Sedum album  ( =Sedum vermiculifolium ) White Stonecrop Maltese name not known Short.
Sedum caeruleum  ( =Sedum heptapetalum ) Azure Stonecrop Beżżulet il-baqra Short.
Sedum caespitosum  ( =Sedum rubrum ) Broad-leaved Stonecrop Maltese name not known Short.
Sedum dasyphyllum  ( =Sedum burnatii ) Thick-leaved Stonecrop Maltese name not known Short.
Sedum litoreum  ( =Sedum marichalii ) Coastal Stonecrop Beżżul il-baqra safra Short.
Sedum rubens  ( =Sedum ibicense ) Red Stonecrop Beżżul il-baqra ħamra Short.
Sedum sediforme  ( =Sedum altissimum ) Mediterranean Stonecrop Sedum Short.
Sedum stellatum  ( =Asterosedum stellatum ) Starry Stonecrop Maltese name not known Short.
Selaginella denticulata  ( =Lycopodium denticulatum ) Tooth-leaved Clubmoss Selaġinella Short.
Senecio angulatus  ( =Senecio tamoides ) Creeping Groundsel Kubrita xeblieka Short.
Senecio leucanthemifolius Coastal Ragwort Kromb Tax-Xatt Detailed
Senecio pygmaeus  ( =Senecio leucanthemifolius var. pygmaeus ) Pygmy Ragwort Kubrita nana Short.
Senecio vulgaris Common Groundsel Kubrita Detailed
Senna alexandrina  ( =Cassia alexandrina ) Alexandrian Senna Maltese name not known Short.
Senna pendula  ( =Cassia bicapsularis ) Christmas Senna Maltese name not known Short.
Serapias bergonii  ( =Serapias vomeracea subsp. laxiflora ) Eastern Ploughshare Orkida tal-ilsien tal-Lvant Short.
Serapias parviflora  ( =Serapias lingua subsp. parviflora ) Small-flowered Serapias Orkida tal-ilsien żgħira Short.
Serapias vomeracea  ( =Serapias longipetala ) Long-lipped Tongue Orchid Orkida tal-ilsien kbira Short.
Sherardia arvensis Field Madder Ħarxajja tal-għelieqi Short.
Sideritis romana Common Siderits Sideritis Short.
Silene behen Hairless Catchfly Maltese name not known Short.
Silene bellidifolia  ( =Silene vespertina ) Dense-flowered Catchfly Maltese name not known Short.
Silene coeli-rosa  ( =Lychnis coelirosa ) Rose Catchfly Maltese name not known Short.
Silene colorata Pink Pirouette Ilsien l-għasfur Detailed
Silene fruticosa Woody Catchfly Lsien l-Għasfur tal-Blat Short.
Silene gallica Small-flowered Catchfly Maltese name not known Short.
Silene nocturna Night-flowering Catchfly Lsien l-għasfur ta' bil-lejl Short.
Silene pendula Drooping Catchfly Maltese name not known Short.
Silene sedoides Hairy Catchfly Lsien l-għasfur irqiq Short.
Silene vulgaris Bladder Campion Qasqejża Detailed
Silene vulgaris subsp. angustifolia  ( =Silene angustifolia ) Narrow-leaved Bladder Campion Qasqejża tal-weraq dojjoq Short.
Silybum marianum  ( =Silybum eburneum ) Milk Thistle Xewk tal-Madonna Short.
Sinapis alba White Mustard Mustarda Detailed
Sinapis arvensis  ( =Brassica arvensis ) Charlock Mustarda selvaġġa Short.
Sisymbrium altissimum  ( =Sisymbrium pannonicum ) Tumble Mustard Maltese name not known Short.
Sisymbrium irio London Rocket Libsiena komuni Short.
Sisymbrium officinale Hedge Mustard Mustarda rqiqa Detailed
Sisymbrium orientale  ( =Sisymbrium columnae ) Oriental Hedge Mustard Maltese name not known Short.
Smilax aspera Mediterranean Smilax Zalza pajżana Detailed
Smyrnium olusatrum Alexanders Karfus il-ħmir Short.
Solanum elaeagnifolium Silver-leaf Nightshade Maltese name not known Short.
Solanum nigrum Black Nightshade Għeneb id-dib iswed Short.
Solanum sodomaeum Brown Nightshade Maltese name not known Short.
Solanum tuberosum Potato Patata Short.
Solanum villosum  ( =Solanum luteum ) Yellow Nightshade Għeneb id-dib isfar Short.
Sonchus asper  ( =Sonchus oleraceus var. asper ) Prickly Sow Thistle Tfief ċar Short.
Sonchus oleraceus Smooth Sow Thistle Tfiefa komuni Detailed
Sonchus tenerrimus Mediterranean Sow Thistle Tfief fin Short.
Sorbus aucuparia  ( =Pyrus aucuparia ) Rowan Żorba Selvaġġa Short.
Sorbus domestica  ( =Pyrus domestica ) Service Tree Żorba Short.
Sparganium erectum  ( =Sparganium ramosum ) Branched Bur-Reed Maltese name not known Short.
Spartium junceum  ( =Genista juncea ) Spanish Broom Ġenista safra Short.
Spergularia bocconei Boccone's Sea-Spurrey Maltese name not known Short.
Spergularia diandra  ( =Spergularia salsuginea ) Southern Sea-Spurrey Maltese name not known Short.
Spergularia media  ( =Spergularia marginata ) Greater Sea-Spurrey Arenarja Short.
Spergularia salina  ( =Spergularia marina ) Lesser Sea-Spurrey Maltese name not known Short.
Spinacia oleracea  ( =Spinacia glabra ) Spinach Spinaċi Short.
Spiranthes spiralis  ( =Spiranthes autumnalis ) Autumn Lady's Tresses Ħajja u Mejta tal-Ħarifa Detailed
Spirodela oligorrhiza  ( =Lemna oligorrhiza ) Dotted Duckweed Lemna ta' ftit gheruq Short.
Spirodela polyrhiza  ( =Lemna polyrhiza ) Giant Duckweed Lemna ta' hafna gheruq Short.
Stachys ocymastrum Hairy Woundwort Betonika Short.
Stellaria cupaniana  ( =Stellaria media subsp. cupaniana ) no name Maltese name not known Short.
Stellaria media Common Chickweed Maltese name not known Short.
Stellaria neglecta  ( =Stellaria media subsp. neglecta ) Greater Chickweed Maltese name not known Short.
Stellaria pallida  ( =Stellaria media subsp. pallida ) Lesser Chickweed Ħarira bajda Short.
Suaeda maritima  ( =Salsola sedoides ) Common Seablite Swejda tal-baħar Short.
Suaeda vera  ( =Salsola fruticosa ) Shrubby Seablite Swejda Short.
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Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Tamarix africana  ( =Tamarix hispanica ) African Tamarisk Bruka Short.
Tamarix gallica  ( =Tamarix anglica ) Common Tamarisk Bruka Franċiża Short.
Tamus communis  ( =Dioscorea communis ) Black Bryony Brijonja sewda Short.
Tecoma capensis  ( =Tecomaria capensis ) Cape Honeysuckle Maltese name not known Short.
Tecoma stans  ( =Stenolobium stans ) Yellow Trumpet Flower Maltese name not known Short.
Tecoma x smithii  ( =Stenolobium alatum ) Orange Trumpet Flower Maltese name not known Short.
Tetraclinis articulata  ( =Thuja articulata ) Sandarac Gum Tree Siġra tal-Għargħar Short.
Tetragonolobus purpureus  ( =Lotus tetragonolobus ) Crimson Dragon's Teeth Fiġġiela ħamra Short.
Teucrium flavum Yellow Germander Borgħom komuni Short.
Teucrium fruticans Olive-leaved Germander Żebbuġija Short.
Teucrium scordium subsp. scordioides Water Germander Borgħom tal-ilma Short.
Theligonum cynocrambe  ( =Cynocrambe prostrata ) Dog Cabbage Ħabaq il-ħnieżer Short.
Thesium humile Field Bastard Toadflax Maltese name not known Short.
Thevetia peruviana  ( =Cascabela thevetia ) Yellow Oleander Maltese name not known Short.
Thlaspi perfoliatum  ( =Thlaspi rotundifolium ) Perfoliate Penny Cress Maltese name not known Short.
Thuja orientalis  ( =Platyclados orientalis ) Thuya Maltese name not known Short.
Thymbra capitata  ( =Thymbrus capitatus ) Mediterranean Thyme Sagħtar Short.
Tordylium apulum Mediterranean Hartwort Ħaxixet it-trieraħ Short.
Torilis arvensis  ( =Torilis helvetica ) Spreading Hedge Parsley Maltese name not known Short.
Torilis nodosa Knotted Hedge Parsley Tursin xewwieki Short.
Trachelium caeruleum Trachelium Maltese name not known Short.
Tragopogon hybridus  ( =Geropogon hybridus ) Hairless Goatsbeard Leħjet il-bodbod Short.
Tribulus terrestris Maltese Cross Salib tal-art Short.
Trifolium angustifolium Narrow-leaved Clover Xnien tal-werqa rqieqa Short.
Trifolium campestre  ( =Trifolium procumbens ) Hop Clover Xnien isfar Short.
Trifolium fragiferum Strawberry Clover Maltese name not known Short.
Trifolium lappaceum  ( =Trifolium rhodense ) Bur Clover Maltese name not known Short.
Trifolium lucanicum  ( =Trifolium scabrum var. lucanicum ) no name Maltese name not known Short.
Trifolium nigrescens Small White Clover Xnien abjad Short.
Trifolium pratense Red Clover Xnien ta' l-eghlieqi Detailed
Trifolium repens White Clover Maltese name not known Short.
Trifolium resupinatum  ( =Trifolium clusii ) Reversed Clover Maltese name not known Short.
Trifolium scabrum Rough Clover Xnien inħaxlet Short.
Trifolium squarrosum  ( =Trifolium dipsaceum ) Squarrose Clover Maltese name not known Short.
Trifolium stellatum Starry clover Xnien ta' l-istilla Short.
Trifolium subterraneum Subterranean Clover Xnien midfun Short.
Trifolium suffocatum Suffocated Clover Xnien moħbi Short.
Trifolium tomentosum  ( =Trifolium curvisepalum ) Woolly Clover Xnien tar-raba Short.
Triglochin bulbosa subsp. barrelieri Bulbous Arrowgrass Ħaxixa tal-baħar tar-rebbiegħa Short.
Triglochin bulbosa subsp. laxiflora Lesser Arrowgrass Ħaxixa tal-baħar tal-ħarifa Detailed
Trigonella maritima  ( =Trigonella dura ) Sea Trigonella Maltese name not known Short.
Tripodion tetraphyllum  ( =Anthyllis tetraphylla ) Annual Kidney Vetch Silla tal-bżieżel Short.
Tropaeolum majus  ( =Trophaeum majus ) Garden Nasturtium Kapuċinella Detailed
Tulipa australis  ( =Tulipa sylvestris subsp. australis ) Southern Tulip Tulipan selvaġġ Short.
Typha domingensis Southern Bulrush Buda Short.
U
Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Ulmus americana  ( =Ulmus alba ) American Elm Ulmu Amerikan Short.
Ulmus canescens  ( =Ulmus minor subsp. canescens ) Hoary Elm Nemmiesa Short.
Ulmus glabra  ( =Ulmus montana ) Wych Elm Ulmu Short.
Ulmus minor  ( =Ulmus minor subsp. minor ) Small-leaved Elm Ulmu Short.
Ulmus procera English Elm Ulmu Ingliż Short.
Umbilicus horizontalis  ( =Umbilicus intermedium ) Narrow Navelwort Żokret l-għaġuża Short.
Umbilicus rupestris  ( =Umbilicus vulgaris ) Wall Navelwort Żokret l-għaġuża Short.
Urginea pancration  ( =Uriginea maritima ) Sea Squill Basal tal-għansar Detailed
Urospermum picroides  ( =Tragopogon picroides ) Prickly Golden Fleece Tfief xewwieki Short.
Urtica membranacea  ( =Urtica dubia ) Large-leaved Nettle Ħurrieqa komuni Short.
Urtica pilulifera Roman Nettle Ħurrieq taż-żibeġ Short.
Urtica urens Small Nettle Ħurrieq żgħir Short.
V
Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Vaccaria hispanica  ( =Vaccaria pyramidata ) Cowherb Maltese name not known Short.
Valantia hispida Hairy Valantia Valantja niggieża Short.
Valantia muralis Wall Valantia Valantja komuni Short.
Valerianella eriocarpa  ( =Fedia eriocarpa ) Hairy-fruited Cornsalad Valerjanella Short.
Valerianella microcarpa  ( =Valerianella dentata ) Small-fruited Cornsalad Maltese name not known Short.
Verbascum creticum  ( =Celsia cretica ) Glandular Mullein Maltese name not known Short.
Verbascum sinuatum Wavy-leaved Mullein Xatbet l-andar Short.
Verbascum thapsus Great Mullein Maltese name not known Short.
Verbena officinalis Common Verbena Buqexrem Short.
Veronica agrestis Green Field Speedwell Maltese name not known Short.
Veronica anagallis-aquatica Blue Water Speedwell Veronika tal-ilma Short.
Veronica arvensis Wall Speedwell Maltese name not known Short.
Veronica cymbalaria Pale Speedwell Veronika bajda Short.
Veronica hederifolia Ivy-leaved Speedwell Veronika tal-weraq tal-liedna Short.
Veronica panormitana  ( =Veronica cymbalaria var. panormitana ) no name Maltese name not known Short.
Veronica persica Common Field Speedwell Maltese name not known Short.
Veronica polita  ( =Veronica didyma ) Grey-leaved Speedwell Veronika żgħira Short.
Viburnum tinus  ( =Tinus laurifolius ) Laurustinus Viburnum Short.
Vicia bithynica Bithynian Vetch Ġilbiena ħoxna Short.
Vicia faba  ( =Faba vulgaris ) Broad Bean Fula Short.
Vicia hirsuta  ( =Ervum hirsutum ) Hairy Tare Maltese name not known Short.
Vicia leucantha Brown-fruited Vetch Maltese name not known Short.
Vicia lutea  ( =Vicia hirta ) Yellow Vetch Maltese name not known Short.
Vicia monantha  ( =Vicia biflora ) Barn Vetch Maltese name not known Short.
Vicia narbonensis Narbonne Vetch Ġilbiena ħoxna Short.
Vicia pannonica Hungarian Vetch Maltese name not known Short.
Vicia peregrina  ( =Vicia leptophylla ) Slender-leaved Vetch Maltese name not known Short.
Vicia sativa subsp. nigra Common Vetch Ġilbiena sewda Short.
Vicia sativa subsp. sativa  ( =Vicia communis ) Common Vetch Ġilbiena sewda Short.
Vicia tenuissima  ( =Vicia parviflora ) Fine-leaved Vetch Maltese name not known Short.
Vicia tetrasperma  ( =Vicia gemella ) Smooth Tare Maltese name not known Short.
Vicia villosa  ( =Vicia godronii ) Fodder Vetch Maltese name not known Short.
Vinca major Greater Periwinkle Maltese name not known Short.
Viola odorata  ( =Viola stolonifera ) Sweet Violet Vjola Short.
Viola parvula  ( =Viola tricolor var. parvula ) Rock Pansy Pensjeri selvaġġa Short.
Vitex agnus-castus Chaste Tree Siġret il-virgi Short.
Vitis vinifera  ( =Vitis laciniosa ) Grape Vine Dielja Short.
W
Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Washingtonia robusta Mexican Fan Palm Palma tal-imrewħa Amerikana Short.
Wigandia caracasana  ( =Wigandia urens var. caracasana ) Wigandia Maltese name not known Short.
Withania somnifera  ( =Physalis somnifera ) Mediterranean Withania Maltese name not known Short.
Wolffia arrhiza Rootless Duckweed Maltese name not known Short.
X
Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Xanthium spinosum  ( =Acanthoxanthium spinosum ) Spiny Cocklebur Maltese name not known Short.
Xanthium strumarium Rough Cocklebur Ħobbejża Falza Detailed
Y
Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Yucca aloifolia  ( =Yucca yucatana ) Spanish Bay t Yukka Short.
Yucca gloriosa  ( =Yucca elephantipes ) Spanish Dagger Yukka Short.
Z
Species name Common Name Maltese Name Profile
Zannichellia major  ( =Zannichellia palustris var. major ) Greater Horned Pondweed Ħarira tal-widien Short.
Zannichellia melitensis Maltese Horned Pondweed Ħarira tal-ilma ta' Malta Short.
Zantedeschia aethiopica Arum Lily Buqar Short.
Ziziphus zizyphus  ( =Zizyphus sativus ) Jujube Żinżel Short.
Zostera marina Eelgrass Alka tas-Salini Short.
Zostera noltii Dwarf Eelgrass Alka tal-Pwales Short.


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