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Genista  radiata (L.) Scop.  trib. Genisteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Genista  radiata (L.) Scop.  trib. Genisteae
SynonymsSpartium radiatum L. (basionym)
 Cytisanthus radiatus (L.) O.F.Lang
 Cytisus radiatus Koch
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAlbaniaAustriaFranceGreeceItalyRomaniaSwitzerlandYugoslavia
rocks
Description leaves caducous, trifoliolate, leaflets oblanceolate, 5-20mm long, abaxially sericeous, flowers 4-12, ca. 12-15mm long, in terminal clusters, pod lanate, falcate-acuminate
Size50-100cm
Colordark yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typerounded shrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring after hot water treatment, germ. 1-3 months
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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