Flowering

  • Jan1
  • Feb2
  • Mar3
  • Apr4
  • May5
  • Jun6
  • Jul7
  • Aug8
  • Sep9
  • Oct10
  • Nov11
  • Dec12
Not in Bloom

Distribution

שקד קטן-עלים - מפת תפוצה

Geogr. District

Vegetation Units

Description & Remarks

The wild almond of the arid edges of the Mediterranean region, such as the eastern Galilee above the Hula Valley, Samaria Desert and a few cliffs of the eastern Judean Mountains and Edom mountains (S Jordan). Considered to be the wild progenitor of the cultivated almond in the Middle East.

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Family

Additional Names

Hebrew with Vowels:
שָׁקֵד קְטַן-עָלִים

תכונות וזיהוי

  • שיחים או נדירות עצים הגדלים באשדות המזרחיים של הרי-יהודה, השומרון, הגלבוע והגליל.

    שיחים או נדירות עצים הגדלים באשדות המזרחיים של הרי-יהודה, השומרון, הגלבוע והגליל.

Life form (Raunkiaer):
tree
Spinescence:
absent
Succulence:
non-succulent
Summer Shedding:
perennating
Petal or tepal color:
white
Sexuality and Reproductive Morphology:
Flowers hermaphrodite only
Sporangia or Seed Homogeneity:
Homogeneous seeds-fruits
Flowering Time:
March, February
Leaf arrangement:
alternate (one leaf per node)
Leaf Type:
entire
Leaf or leaflet margin:
dentate or serrate
Stipule:
present
Habitat:
Mediterranean maquis and forest, Hard rock outcrops
Chorotype:
Irano-Turanian
Drought Resistence:
Salt Resistance:
glycophyte
Synanthrop:
obligate natural

Taxonomy

Superdivision:
Spermatophyta
Division:
Angiospermae
Class:
Dicotyledoneae
Family:
Rosaceae
Genus:
Amygdalus