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Taxon: Cytisus multiflorus (L’Hér.) Sweet

Genus: Cytisus
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Genisteae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 12992
Place of publication: Hort. brit. ed. 1:112. 1826
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Feb-2001
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • white broom   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • white Spanish broom   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • EUROPE
    Southwestern Europe: France - Corsica [possibly]; Portugal [n. & c.]; Spain [n.w. & c.]

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Ireland; United Kingdom
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [w.]

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. [lists as C. multiflorus (Aiton) Sweet].
  • Gamisans, J. 1987. Cytisus multiflorus (L'Hér.) Sweet. In: W. Greuter and T. Raus (ed.), Med-Checklist notulae, 14. Willdenowia 16:442.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. [lists as C. multiflorus (L'Hér. ex Aiton) Sweet].
  • Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia. [mentions].
  • Smythies, B. E. 1984–1986. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
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Check other web resources for Cytisus multiflorus (L’Hér.) Sweet:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cytisus multiflorus cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images or nodulation data:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?12992 (31 October 2014)

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