Cytisus alpinus
Laburnum La*bur"num, n. [L.] (Bot.) A small leguminous tree ({Cytisus Laburnum}), native of the Alps. The plant is reputed to be poisonous, esp. the bark and seeds. It has handsome racemes of yellow blossoms. [1913 Webster]

Note: Scotch laburnum ({Cytisus alpinus}) is similar, but has smooth leaves; purple laburnum is {Cytisus purpureus}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cytisus Laburnum — Laburnum La*bur num, n. [L.] (Bot.) A small leguminous tree ({Cytisus Laburnum}), native of the Alps. The plant is reputed to be poisonous, esp. the bark and seeds. It has handsome racemes of yellow blossoms. [1913 Webster] Note: Scotch laburnum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cytisus purpureus — Laburnum La*bur num, n. [L.] (Bot.) A small leguminous tree ({Cytisus Laburnum}), native of the Alps. The plant is reputed to be poisonous, esp. the bark and seeds. It has handsome racemes of yellow blossoms. [1913 Webster] Note: Scotch laburnum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cytĭsus — (C. L., Bohnenbaum), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Papilionaceae Loteae Genisteae, 10. Ordn. 17. Kl. L., mit zweilippigem Kelche, einbrüdrigen Staubgefäßen, pfriemlichen aufstrebenden Griffel, schiefer, auswärts abschüssiger [621] Narbe,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Laburnum alpinum —   Codeso de los Alpes …   Wikipedia Español

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  • Laburnum — La*bur num, n. [L.] (Bot.) A small leguminous tree ({Cytisus Laburnum}), native of the Alps. The plant is reputed to be poisonous, esp. the bark and seeds. It has handsome racemes of yellow blossoms. [1913 Webster] Note: Scotch laburnum ({Cytisus …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Goldregen (Pflanze) — Goldregen Gemeiner Goldregen (Laburnum anagyroides) Systematik Rosiden Eurosiden I Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Laburnum alpinum — Cytise des Alpes Cytise des Alpes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alpenebenholz — Alpenebenholz, ist Cytisus alpinus …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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