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Cytisus  creticus Boiss. & Heldr.  trib. Genisteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Cytisus  creticus Boiss. & Heldr.  trib. Genisteae
SynonymsChamaecytisus creticus (Boiss. & Heldr.) Rothm.
Territory Southeastern EuropeKriti
rocky slopes
Description branchlets glabrous, leaves very small, ovate or obovate, adaxially subglabrous, abaxially adpressed hirsute, flowers solitary, axillary, calyx short, petals on base purple
Size10-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub
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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