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Profile Date Nov-2007 (taxon update: none)
Citation for this page Mifsud, S. (2022). - datasheet created on Nov-2007. Retrieved from MaltaWildPlants.com on 09-Dec-2022

Nomenclature and Basic Information

Species name :

Synonyms :
(basionym or principal syn.)

No Main Synonyms

Plant Family :

(The Family)
0 species from the family are recorded from the Maltese Islands.

English name(s) :

Maltese name(s) :

Status for Malta :

Frequency :

Very Common     Common    Frequent     Scarce     Rare    Very rare    Extinct

Growth form :

Raunkiaer lifeform [info]: Soon to be updated...
Germination [info]:

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

Flowering Time :

Toxicity:

Not particularly toxic

Name Derivation :

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Planting in rural areas :

Can be planted in rural areas according to ERA Guidelines

Remarks :

Found in most Maltese floras and local literature under the name Cremnophyton lanfrancoi but phylogentic analysis have placed this endemic species within the broad genus of Atriplex. It is nested very ancestral within the clade. Some local authors argue that it should merit and retain its own genus given that the characters of this Orache do not match completely with the characters typifying the genus Atriplex. Until conservation of the species name is carried out by a publication, the species is currently treated as an Atriplex


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.

Links & Further literature (4 papers)

Google Web

Google Images

Google Scholar

Research Gate

Wikipedia

JSTOR

GBIF

Med Checklist

Cat. of Life

EoL

IPNI

World Flora Online

Plants of the World Online

Vienna Virt. Herb.

RBGE Herbarium

KEW Herbarium

MNHN

Arkive

IUCN

CABI
Assessment of Atriplex lanfrancoi for IUCN Redlist Stephen Mifsud, Edwin Lanfranco, Darrin Stevens  (2017)
Chromosome number and genome size in Atriplex mollis from southern Tunisia and Atriplex lanfrancoi from Malta (Amaranthaceae) Abderrazak Tlili, Hassen Gouja, Joan Valls, Teresa Garnatje, Joseph Buhagiar & Mohamed Neffati  (2020)
Saltbush-associated Asphondylia species (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)in the Mediterranean Basin and their chalcidoid parasitoids(Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) Netta Dorchin, David Mifsud and Richard Askew  (2014)
Distribution of some rare or endemic chasmophytic and rupestral species growing along the coastal cliffs of the Maltese Islands Stephen Mifsud  (2013)
Kindly Email if there are papers and publications about local studies or information about this species to be included in the list above.

Species Images (14 images)
      -   Image Code: APXLN-0.
      -   Image Code: APXLN-1.
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      -   Image Code: APXLN-10.
      -   Image Code: APXLN-11.
      -   Image Code: APXLN-12.
      -   Image Code: APXLN-13.

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