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Index of Plant Families (6 families in this page)

Some broad-leaved trees
CASUARINACEAE
Ironwood
FAGACEAE
Oak
JUGLANDACEAE
Walnut
MORACEAE
Mulberry
PLATANACEAE
Plane / Sycamore
ULMACEAE
Elm
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CASUARINACEAE
R. Br.
( Ironwood Family )
Subfamalies: nil.

Family Description: Description text for this family is under progress and unavailable at the moment ...
Botanical Name Common Name Maltese Name Flowering Period Thumbnail Picture Profile Type
(Lam.) L.A.S.Johnson

Main Synonym :
Casuarina stricta Aiton
Casuarina verticillata Lam.
Drooping She-Oak Kaswarina May-Aug Normal Profile
with
4
images.
Miq.

Main Synonym :
Casuarina tenuissima Sieber ex Spreng.
Australian River Oak,
Australian She-Oak
Maltese name not known May-Aug Normal Profile
with
5
images.
L.

Main Synonym :
Casuarina litorea Oken
She-Oak,
Australian Pine,
Ironwood
Kaswarina May-Aug Normal Profile
with
20
images.


FAGACEAE
Dumortier
( Oak Family )
Subfamalies: nil.

Family Description: Monoecious; trees or shrubs. Leaves simple, alternate. Male flowers in catkins or heads; perianth 4- to 7-lobed; stamens 8-20(-40), usually twice as many as perianth-lobes. Female flowers 1-3, surrounded by an involucre of scales (cupule); perianth 4- to 6-lobed; styles 3 or 6. Fruit a 1-seeded nut, in groups of 1-3, surrounded by the accrescent cupule.
Botanical Name Common Name Maltese Name Flowering Period Thumbnail Picture Profile Type
L.

Main Synonym :
Quercus calicina
Evergreen Oak,
Holm Oak,
Holly Oak
Balluta,
Siġra tal-Ġandar
Apr-May Normal Profile
with
22
images.
L.

Main Synonym :
Quercus pedunculata Hoffm.
Pedunculate Oak,
English Oak
Balluta ingliża,
Siġra tar-Ruvlu
May-Apr Normal Profile
with
9
images.
Lam.

Main Synonym :
Quercus ilex subsp. rotundifolia (Lam.) Trab.
Iberian Oak,
Ballota Oak
Balluta Iberika,
Siġra tal-Ġandar tal-Iberika
Apr-May Normal Profile
with
0
images.


JUGLANDACEAE
A. Rich ex Kunth
( Walnut Family )
Subfamalies: Engelhardioideae; Juglandoideae

Family Description: Monoecious; deciduous trees with alternate, imparipinnate leaves. Male flowers in catkins borne on twigs of the previous year; perianth present or absent; stamens 3-40. Female flowers usually few, borne on twigs of the current year; perianth 3- to 5-lobed. Ovary inferior, unilocular or incompletely 2- or 4-celled; ovule 1. Fruit a drupe or nut.
Botanical Name Common Name Maltese Name Flowering Period Thumbnail Picture Profile Type
(Wangenh.) K.Koch

Main Synonym :
Carya illinoinensis Wangenh.
Pecan Nut Ġewża tal-Pekan Apr-May Normal Profile
with
12
images.
L.

Main Synonym :
Juglans fallax Dode
Walnut Ġewża,
Siġra tal-ġewż
Apr-May Normal Profile
with
5
images.


MORACEAE
Link
( Mulberry Family )
Subfamalies: nil.

Family Description: Trees or shrubs with latex. Monoecious or dioecious. Leaves alternate (rarely opposite); stipules caducous. Flowers usually densely spicate, capitate or enclosed in a fleshy, urceolate receptacle. Flowers with 3- or 4-partite perianth. Male flowers with 3 or 4 stamens opposite the perianth-segments. Female flowers with ovary 1- or 2-locular, superior; styles 1(2). Ovule anatropous or campylotropous. Fruit a drupelet often surrounded by the fleshy perianth; drupelets often crowded into syncarps.
Botanical Name Common Name Maltese Name Flowering Period Thumbnail Picture Profile Type
(L.) Vent.

Main Synonym :
Morus papyrifera L.
Paper Mulberry Maltese name not known Mar-Apr Normal Profile
with
10
images.
Lour.

Main Synonym :
Ficus oligodon Miq.
Ficus macrophylla Roxb. & Buch.-Ham. ex Sm.
Moreton Bay fig Fikus taz-zokk kbir May-Jun Normal Profile
with
5
images.
L.

Main Synonym :
Ficus carica var. domestica Czern. & Rav.
Fig tree,
Capri fig,
Common fig
Tina,
Farkizzan,
Bajtar ta' San Ġwann
May-Jun Normal Profile
with
4
images.
Roxb. ex Hornem.

Main Synonym :
Ficus elastica var. decora Guillaumin
Indian Rubber Tree,
Rubber fig,
Rubber Plant
Maltese name not known May-Jun Normal Profile
with
8
images.
Warb.

Main Synonym :
Ficus pandurata Sander
Fiddle leaf fig,
Lyrate-leaf fig
Fikus tal-werqa mżaqqa,
Fikus tal-werqa forma ta' kitarra
May-Jun Normal Profile
with
4
images.
L. f.

Main Synonym :
Ficus nitida Thumb.
Chinese Banyan Tree Fikus tat-toroq May-Jun Normal Profile
with
4
images.
Desf. ex Vent.

Main Synonym :
Ficus leichhardtii Miq.
Rusty-leaved fig,
Port Jackson fig,
Little leaf fig
Fikus tal-werqa msadda May-Jun Normal Profile
with
8
images.
F.M.Bailey

Main Synonym :
Ficus australis Willd.
Ficus australis Willd.
Hairless Port Jackson fig Fikus tal-Awstralja May-Jun Normal Profile
with
7
images.
(Raf.) C.K.Schneid.

Main Synonym :
Toxylon pomiferum Raf.
Osage Orange Maltese name not known Jul-Oct Normal Profile
with
11
images.
L.

Main Synonym :
Morus intermedia Perr.
White Mulberry Ċawsla,
Siġra tac-Ċawsli
Apr-May Normal Profile
with
19
images.
L.

Main Synonym :
Morus siciliana Mill.
Black Mulberry Tuta,
Siġra tat-Tut
Apr-May Normal Profile
with
7
images.


PLATANACEAE
Dumortier
( Plane / Sycamore Family )
Subfamalies: nil.

Family Description: Trees with scaling bark. Monoecious; flowers arranged in globose, unisexual capitula. Perianth 4- or 6-merous, arranged in 2 whorls. Stamens 4-6, opposite the outer perianth-segments. Ovary superior; carpels 3-6, free, each with 1(2) pendulous, orthotropous ovules.
1
Botanical Name Common Name Maltese Name Flowering Period Thumbnail Picture Profile Type
Mill. ex Münchh.

Main Synonym :
Platanus occidentalis × P. orientalis
European Plane Tree,
London Plane Tree
Siġra tad-Dorf Jun-Aug Normal Profile
with
4
images.


ULMACEAE
Mirbel
( Elm Family )
Subfamalies: nil.

Family Description: Deciduous trees, rarely shrubs, without latex. Leaves alternate, simple, usually asymmetrical at base. Flowers all hermaphrodite or male and hermaphrodite. Perianth herbaceous; stamens erect in bud. Fruit a drupe or samara.
Botanical Name Common Name Maltese Name Flowering Period Thumbnail Picture Profile Type
L.

Main Synonym :
Ulmus alba Raf.
American Elm,
White Elm,
Water Elm
Ulmu Amerikan,
Nemmiesa Amerikana
May-Jun Normal Profile
with
3
images.
Melville

Main Synonym :
Ulmus minor subsp. canescens (Melville) Browicz & Ziel.
Hoary Elm,
Grey-leaved Elm,
Mediterranean Elm
Nemmiesa,
Siġra tan-nemus,
Ulmu selvaġġ
May-Jun Normal Profile
with
5
images.
Huds.

Main Synonym :
Ulmus montana With.
Wych Elm Ulmu May-Jun Normal Profile
with
5
images.
Mill.

Main Synonym :
Ulmus procera Salisb.
Small-leaved Elm,
Common Elm
Ulmu May-Jun Normal Profile
with
7
images.

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