Not listed in the Red Data Book of the Maltese Islands
Flowering Time :
March – September
Colour of Flowers:
Name Derivation :
Raphanus: Latin name for radish. (Latin origin )
raphanistrum subsp. landra:
Description, Habitat and Distribution
Habitat in Europe:
Weed of fields and waste places, rarely on the coast
Preferred habitat in Malta:
Data will be available in the next update of this website.
Like subsp. maritimus but sometimes annual; root slender; lateral lobes of basal leaves distant, not interspersed with smaller lobes; petals 10-15 mm, white or yellowish; siliqua 25-60 x 5-8 mm; beak 15-40 mm.
Mediterranean region and Azores, but absent from most of the Aegean region. Probably only casual in several localities further north and on the W. Black Sea coast
Distributional map in Europe and the Mediterranean region (2018):
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