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Crataegus azarolus   (Crete Hawthorn)


Crataegus azarolus   (ROSACEAE.) 
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Profile Date Oct-2010 (last update: 12-Jan-2019)
Citation for this page Mifsud, S. (Oct-2010) Crataegus azarolus retrieved from MaltaWildPlants.com on 2019-Aug-19

Nomenclature and Basic Information

Species name :

Crataegus azarolus L.
Published in L., Sp. Pl. 477 (1753)

Synonyms :

Basionym or principal synonym: Mespilus azarolus
Full list of synonyms : [ Euro+Med ]   [ PlantList ]   [ IPNI ]   [ Catalogue of Life ]

Plant Family :

Rosaceae The Rose Family 34 Rosaceae species recorded from Malta.
L.

English name(s) :

Crete Hawthorn, Azarole, Mediterranean Hawthorn

Maltese name(s) :

Għanżalor

Status for Malta :

Doubtful origin. It is not yet established if this species is native or not)

Frequency :

Very Common     Common     Frequent     Scarce     Rare     Very rare     Extinct

Growth form :

Raunkiaer lifeform [info]: Macro-Phanerophyte (High trees)
Germination [info]: Dicotyledon

Legal Protection [link]:

Protected by law: schedule II of legal notice LN200/2011. (Trees protected in selected areas)

Red List (1989) :

This species has a threatened status and is listed in the Red Data Book of the Maltese Islands

Flowering Time :

Mar-May

Colour of Flowers:

White


Species Description and Distribution

Habitat in Europe:

Dry hillsides and mountains.

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.

Distributional range:

Kriti cultivated for its edible fruits in S. Europe and locally naturalized.


Distributional map in Europe
and the Mediterranean region (2018):

Occurrences in Europe.
(from Flora Europaea pre year 1993):

Crete, Introduced in  France (incl. Monaco and Channel Islands but excluding Corse), Spain (incl. Andorra but excl. the Balaerics), Italy (excl. Sicily and Sardignia), Doubtful in ex-Jugoslavia, Sicily and/or Malta

Occurrences in Europe and the Mediterranean region.
(Euro+Med Checklist, 2017) - Country codes

AE(G) dAg Ar Cr Cy Eg Gg Ir Jo Le dLi Sn Sy dTn Tu(A) [BH Bl(M) Ct Ga Hs(S) It Sa Si(M S) SM]


Images (20 images)
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-0.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-1.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-2.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-3.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-4.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-5.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-6.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-7.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-8.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-9.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-10.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-11.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-12.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-13.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-14.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-15.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-16.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-17.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-18.
   Crataegus azarolus   -   Image Code: CRGAZ-19.

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Wikipedia

JSTOR

GBIF

Med Checklist

Cat. of Life

EoL

IPNI

The Plant List

NYBG

Vienna Virt. Hb.

RBGE

KEW

MNHN

Arkive


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