Genus: Calicotome Link

Possible synonym of: Cytisus Desf.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Genisteae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Genus number: 1883
Last updated: 25-Oct-2017
Accession Count: 6 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
  • • original spelling
  • • sometimes misspelled as "Calycotome"

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Cristofolini, G. & A. Troìa. 2006. A reassessment of the sections of the genus Cytisus Desf. (Cytiseae, Leguminosae). Taxon 55:733-746. Note: = Cytisus Desf.
  2. Cristofolini, G. & L. Conte. 2002. Phylogenetic patterns and endemism genesis in Cytisus Desf. (Leguminosae-Cytiseae) and related genera. Israel J. Pl. Sci. 50:37-50. Note: should be included in Cytisus
  3. Cubas, P. et al. 2002. Molecular approach to the phylogeny and systematics of Cytisus (Leguminosae) and related genera based on nucleotide sequences of nrDNA (ITS region) and cpDNA (trnL-trnF intergenic spacer). Pl. Syst. Evol. 233:223-242.
  4. Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world 293. Note: accepts

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Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Calicotome
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 5 April 2020.