Genista

Taxobox
name = "Genista"



image_width = 260px
image_caption = French Broom
regnum = Plantae
subdivisio = Magnoliophyta
classis = Magnoliopsida
ordo = Fabales
familia = Fabaceae
subfamilia = Faboideae
genus = "Genista"
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = About 90; see text

"Genista" is a genus of legumes which includes many species of broom. Many of these brooms are notorious as noxious weeds.

Species include:
*"Genista aetnensis" - Mount Etna broom
*"Genista anglica" - petty whin, needle furze
*"Genista canariensis"
*"Genista cinerea"
*"Genista clavata"
*"Genista corsica"
*"Genista ephedroides"
*"Genista falcata"
*"Genista ferox"
*"Genista florida"
*"Genista fragrans"
*"Genista germanica"
*"Genista hirsuta"
*"Genista linifolia" - flax broom
*"Genista lydia"
*"Genista maderensis"
*"Genista microcephala"
*"Genista monspessulana" - French broom
*"Genista pilosa"
*"Genista pulchella"
*"Genista radiata"
*"Genista sagittalis"
*"Genista scorpius" - aulaga
*"Genista siberica"
*"Genista splendens"
*"Genista stenopetala" - sweet broom, Easter broom
*"Genista sylvestris"
*"Genista tenera"
*"Genista tinctoria" - dyer's broom, woodwaxen
*"Genista tournefortii"
*"Genista triacanthos"
*"Genista tridentata"
*"Genista umbellata"

Some brooms in other genera are considered synonymous with "Genista", for example, Spanish broom ("Spartium junceum" syn. "Genista hispanica")

External links

* [http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/splist.pl?4898 "Genista" species and synonyms]


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