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Calendula maritima   (Sea Marigold)


Calendula maritima  (ASTERACEAE.) 
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Profile Date Dec-09 (taxon update: 14-Aug-2017)
Citation for this page Mifsud, S. (2021) Calendula maritima profile created on Dec-09. Retrieved from MaltaWildPlants.com on 29-Nov-2021

Nomenclature and Basic Information

Species name :

Calendula maritimaGussone

Synonyms :
(basionym or principal syn.)

No Main Synonyms

Plant Family :

Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl (=Compositae) (The Daisy or Sunflower Family)
124 species from the Asteraceae family are recorded from the Maltese Islands.

English name(s) :

Sea Marigold

Maltese name(s) :

Suffejra tal-Baħar

Status for Malta :

Subendemic. Found in Malta and neighbouring territories such as in Sicily, Lampedusa, Pantelleria, and other islands.

Frequency :

Very Common     Common    Frequent     Scarce     Rare    Very rare     Extinct

Growth form :

Raunkiaer lifeform [info]: CHAMEOPHYTE ( dwarf or small woody shrubs )
Germination [info]: Dicotyledon

Legal Protection :

Not legally protected till the last update of this website (25/Sep/2021)

Red List (1989) :

Not listed in the Red Data Book of the Maltese Islands

Flowering Time :

May – June

Colour of Flowers:

Yellow

Name Derivation :

Calendula: Derived from Latin word 'kalendae' that means first day of the month but is thought to allude to the plant's long flowering season - as if it last for all the months of the calendar. (Latin origin )
maritima: Maritime; related to the coast or the seashore. (Latin origin )

Remarks :

This species was recorded from Malta and reported in old literature but has not been seen anymore in the wild for the last couple of decades. If you think that you have seen this species in the wild from Malta, please email here and provide all details possible and ideally images.


Description, Habitat and Distribution
Habitat in Europe: Data will be available in the next update of this website.
Preferred habitat in Malta: Data will be available in the next update of this website.
Botanical Description: Data will be available in the next update of this website.

Distributional map in Europe
and the Mediterranean region (2018):
Occurrences in Europe and the Mediterranean region.
(from Euro+Med Checklist, 2019)
  Country codes  
? Sa ?Si(M) Si(S)

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