Taxon: Genista linifolia L.

 
Genus: Genista
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Genisteae
Nomen number: 17315
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 2:997. 1763
Name Verified on: 05-Feb-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Jan-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Econ Pl Aust; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed: (fide Noxweed Aust; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco
  • Europe

    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

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

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 & 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:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image