[Plant-biology] Re: Plant from Mallorca,
please help with identification
fashizzle.yourself at spam.net
Fri Dec 16 16:40:49 EST 2005
Its an Asphodelus species.
"Jens Welling" <jens_welling at hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:dnut5p$ggf$1 at news01.versatel.de...
> can anyone out there please help me to identify this plant:
> (whole plant)
> I collected the plant on Mallorca/Spain last winter. There it grows just
> about everywhere, in rocky cliffs as well as in this sandy red soil.
> Underground it has several tubers which look a little like small potatoes.
> When I collected the plant, it didn't have any flowers, they grew after I
> put it out in a sunny place in spring. After the bloom it lost all leaves
> but new ones sprouted in autumn.
> Does anyone have an idea what kind of plant this is (Latin, English,
> German names)?
> Thanks in advance :-)
> Jens Welling
> N 51° 58,9' / E 008° 30,2'
> (next human settlement: Bielefeld, Germany)
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