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Hippocrepis  bourgaei (Nyman) Hervier  trib. Loteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Hippocrepis  bourgaei (Nyman) Hervier  trib. Loteae
SynonymsHippocrepis glauca ssp. bourgaei Nyman (basionym)
Territory Southwestern EuropeSpain
dry, stony grassland
Altitude300-1400m
Description leaves to 3cm, leaflets 3-6 pairs, 2-7mm, narrowly elliptic or oblong, often mucronate, adaxially glabrescent, abaxially sericeous, inflorescence axillary, pedicellate, 6-8-flowered
Size8-25cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1 month, 18-21°C
basal cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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