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Common name

English: White Broom

German: Weißer Ginster

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Retama (3)

            Epithet: raetam (Forssk.) Webb (1)

Synonyms: Genista raetam Forssk., Retama duriaei (Spach) Webb, Retama raetum (Forssk.) Webb

duriaei => in honor of Michel Charles Durieu de. Maisonneuve (1796–1878), french botanist

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Retama raetam at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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