Salicaceae Mirbel (The Willow Family) 4 species from the Salicaceae family are recorded from the Maltese Islands.
English name(s) :
Maltese name(s) :
Siġra tal-Luq sewda, Luqa sewda
Status for Malta :
Naturalised Alien. Species that was introduced in Malta after year 1492 (Columbus' discovery of the New World)
and spreads and integrates to form established, non-invasive populations.
Species may become become invasive if it widespreads rapidly.
Very Common Common Frequent Scarce Rare Very rare Extinct
Growth form :
Raunkiaer lifeform [info]: Macro-Phanerophyte ( high trees usually over 10 m high )
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
Occurrences in Europe and the Mediterranean region. (from Euro+Med Checklist, 2019) Country codes
Ab(A N) AE(G) Ag Al Ar Au(A L) Be(B) BH Br Bu By Cg Co Cs Ct Cy Ga(C F) Ge Gg(G) Gr Hb(E N) He Ho Hs(S) Hu Ir It Le Li Lu Ma Mk Mo Po Rf(C CS E K N NW S) Rm Sa Si(S) Sk Sl Sr Tn Tu(A E) Uk(K U) [cAz nAz(F G J M S) cBe cBl Bl(I M) nBl(N) cBr Ca nCa(C) Cr cDa Es cGa(C) Hb(E N) Hs(A) aLa cLi nLt nLu Md nMd(M) cNo cRf(NW) cSi(M) cSu]
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Species Images (4 images)
Populus nigra - Image Code: POPNG-0.
Populus nigra - Image Code: POPNG-1.
Populus nigra - Image Code: POPNG-2.
Populus nigra - Image Code: POPNG-3.
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