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Common name

English: Spanish broom, White spanish broom

German: Vielblütiger Geißklee

Portuguese: Giesta-branca

Spanish: Escoba blanca

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Cytisus (2)

            Epithet: multiflorus (L'Hér.) 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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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