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Taxon: Genista stenopetala Webb & Berthel.

Genus: Genista
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Genisteae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 5280
Place of publication: Hist. nat. Iles Canaries 3(2,2): t. 45. 1836
  • validly published by means of an illustration with analysis (Melbourne ICN Art. 38.8 & 38.9)
  • for dating of the plates of this work see Stearn 1937
Name verified on: 28-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

Common names:

Distributional range:

    Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands [La Palma, Tenerife]

    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand


  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1988. Flora of New Zealand. 4:679. [= Teline stenopetala (Webb & Berthel.) Webb & Berthel.].
  • Arco Aguilar, M. J. del. 1983. Catalogo actualizado de los taxones del genero Teline Medicus en la region macaronesica: adiciones y nuevas combinaciones. Vieraea 12:229. [= Teline stenopetala (Webb & Berthel.) Webb & Berthel.].
  • Bisby, F. A. 1981. Tribe 32. Genisteae (Adans.) Benth. Advances in legume systematics. 1:425. [places Teline as synonym of Genista].
  • Gibbs, P. E. & I. Dingwall. 1971. A revision of the genus Teline. Bol. Soc. Brot. ser. 2, 45:282. [= Teline stenopetala (Webb & Berthel.) Webb & Berthel.].
  • Harden, G. J., ed. 2002. Flora of New South Wales, ed. 2. 2:507.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. 2004. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres.
  • National Herbarium of New South Wales. 1961–1984. Flora of New South Wales. [cult.].
  • Polhill, R. M. 1976. Genisteae (Adans.) Benth and related tribes (Leguminosae). Bot. Syst. 1:355. [mentions].
  • Stearn, W. T. 1937. On the dates of publication of Webb and Berthelot's "Histoire Naturelle des Iles Canaries". J. Soc. Bibliogr. Nat. Hist. 1:49–63.


Check other web resources for Genista stenopetala Webb & Berthel.:

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • 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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  • 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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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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