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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Genista L.
      1. Genista linifolia L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Medit.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Mediterranean woodland., Mediterranean bushland & thicket
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub
    Vernacular
    Flexleaf Broom, Needle-leaved Broom

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Algeria, Baleares, Corse, France, Morocco, Spain

    Introduced into:

    California, Italy, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Genista linifolia L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 405 (1762)

    Accepted by

    • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
    • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
    • Webb, C.J., Sykes, W.R. & Garnock-Jones, P.J. (1988). Flora of New Zealand 4: 1-1365. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    • Harden, G. J. (Ed.) (1991). Flora of New South Wales, Vol 2. Kensington: New South Wales
    • Webb, C. J. et al. (1988). Flora of New Zealand Vol IV
    • Maire, R. (Quezel, P., Ed.) (1987). Flore de l'Afrique du Nord, Vol. 16. Dicots. Leguminosae, part.
    • Jessop, J. & Toelken, H. R. (Eds.) (1986). Flora of South Australia, Part 2.
    • Chittenden, F. J. (1951). The RHS Dictionary of Gardening II. Oxford Univ. Press

    Sources

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Science Photographs
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/