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Taxon: Genista linifolia L.

Genus: Genista
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Genisteae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 17315
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 2:997. 1763
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 05-Feb-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 06-Jan-2003
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • flax broom   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • flax-leaf broom   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • needle-leaf broom   (Source: BSBI ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Morocco
  • EUROPE
    Southwestern Europe: France [s. & Corsica]; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Gibbs, P. E. & I. Dingwall. 1971. A revision of the genus Teline. Bol. Soc. Brot. ser. 2, 45:293. [= Teline linifolia (L.) Webb & Berthel.].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. 2004. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist.
  • National Herbarium of New South Wales. 1961–1984. Flora of New South Wales. [natzd.].
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia.
  • Polhill, R. M. 1976. Genisteae (Adans.) Benth and related tribes (Leguminosae). Bot. Syst. 1:354. [mentions].
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962–1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. [= Cytisus linifolius (L.) Lam.].
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea. [= Teline linifolia (L.) Webb & Berthel.].
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Genista linifolia L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Genista linifolia 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:

More:
  • 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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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?17315 (31 October 2014)

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