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Common name

English: Mediterranean gorse

German: Kleinblütiger Stechginster

Portuguese: Tojo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Ulex (3)

            Epithet: parviflorus Pourret (2)

Synonyms: Ulex recurvatus Willk., Ulex scaber Kunze, Ulex welwitschianus Planch.

parviflorus => having small flowers, or smaller than the type

recurvatus => recurved, curved backwards

scaber => rough

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Ulex parviflorus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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