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Common name

English: Scorpion Senna

German: Strauchkornwicke, Strauchwicke

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Hippocrepis (1)

            Epithet: emerus (L.) Lassen (1)

Synonyms: Coronilla emerus L., Emerus major Mill., Hippocrepis emerus (L.) Lassen

emerus => domesticated, cultivated

major => larger than the type

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Hippocrepis emerus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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