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
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 05-Feb-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Jan-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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 (n.), Morocco

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s. & Corsica), Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


References:

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

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

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=17315. Accessed 25 April 2018.