Apiaceae Lindl.(=Umbelliferea) (The Carrot Family) 34 species from the Apiaceae family are recorded from the Maltese Islands.
English name(s) :
Mediterranean Bifora, European Bishop plant
Maltese name(s) :
Kosbor selvaġġ, Sorm il-patri
Status for Malta :
Casual or accidental alien. Species that was introduced in Malta rather recently and normally it is short-lived
or resticted to small populations for a short time, without becoming widespread or invasive.
Very Common Common Frequent Scarce Rare Very rare Extinct
Growth form :
Raunkiaer lifeform [info]: HEMICRYPTOPHYTE ( prostate plants with flowers close to the ground )
Germination [info]: Dicotyledon
Legal Protection :
Not legally protected till the last update of this website (2/Mar/2022)
Red List (1989) :
Not listed in the Red Data Book of the Maltese Islands
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Species Images (10 images)
Bifora radians - Image Code: BIFRD-0.
Bifora radians - Image Code: BIFRD-1.
Bifora radians - Image Code: BIFRD-2.
Bifora radians - Image Code: BIFRD-3.
Bifora radians - Image Code: BIFRD-4.
Bifora radians - Image Code: BIFRD-5.
Bifora radians - Image Code: BIFRD-6.
Bifora radians - Image Code: BIFRD-7.
Bifora radians - Image Code: BIFRD-8.
Bifora radians - Image Code: BIFRD-9.
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