Cytisus multiflorus (L'H├ęr.) Sweet

Common name

English: Spanish broom, White spanish broom

German: Vielbl├╝tiger Gei├čklee

Portuguese: Giesta-branca

Spanish: Escoba blanca

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Cytisus (2)

           Epithet: multiflorus (L'H├ęr.) Sweet (2)

Synonyms: Cytisus albus Hacq., Cytisus lusitanicus Willk., Genista alba Lam., Genista madagascariensis Baker, Spartium multiflorum L'Her.

alba => white

albus => dead white, without lustre

lusitanicus => from Portugal

madagascariensis => from Madagascar

multiflorum => many-flowered

multiflorus => many flowered

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Cytisus multiflorus at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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