[Plant-biology] Re: Plant from Mallorca, please help with identification

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Fri Dec 16 16:40:49 EST 2005


Its an Asphodelus species.

http://images.google.com/images?q=asphodelus&hl=en&btnG=Search+Images


"Jens Welling" <jens_welling at hotmail.com> wrote in message 
news:dnut5p$ggf$1 at news01.versatel.de...
> Hello,
>
> can anyone out there please help me to identify this plant:
>
> http://www.moonbarker.de/misc/KIF_2640_kl.JPG
> (whole plant)
> http://www.moonbarker.de/misc/KIF_2627_kl.JPG
> (flower)
>
> 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
>
> -- 
> Jens Welling
> N 51° 58,9' / E 008° 30,2'
> (next human settlement: Bielefeld, Germany)
>
> 




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