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11:40 Mar 12, 2008
Maltese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Medical - Botany / herbal
Maltese term or phrase: xkatta pietra
herb name (Xkatta pietra) in english
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3Maltese SavoryDolores Vázquez



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Maltese Savory

Latin name: Micromeria microphylla (try some google image search)
Maltese name: Xpakkapjetra (=Stone breaker when translated directly to english)
Italian Name: Spacca Pietra
English Name: Maltese Savory
Habitat: Garigue, common to be found growing from bare rocks, not very high, and sometimes found crawling on the ground

    Reference: http://www.maltawildplants.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=523
Dolores Vázquez
Native speaker of: Native in GalicianGalician, Native in SpanishSpanish
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