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Common name

English: Bridal Broom

German: Retamastrauch

Portuguese: Piorno-branco

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Retama (3)

            Epithet: monosperma (L.)Boiss. (1)

Synonyms: Genista monosperma (L.) Lam., Lygos monosperma (L.) Heywood, Retama rhodorhizoides Webb & Berthel.

monosperma => one seed per fruit

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Retama monosperma at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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