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Rare Very rare Extinct
Growth form :
Macro-Phanerophyte (High trees)
Legal Protection :
Not Protected by Law (LN200/2011 or LN311/2006)
Red List 1989 :
This species has a threatened status and is listed in the Flora section of the National Red Data Book (Lanfranco, 1989)
Flowering Time :
This is the national tree of Malta. Was believed to be common on the Maltese islands long time ago, but now restricted in few sites and quite rare. Recentely it has been cultivated and used in agriculture and afforestation projects.
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