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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Genista L.
      1. Genista microcephala Coss. & Durieu

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Algeria to Libya.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Mediterranean-Sahara regional transition zone; bushland and thicket, Mediterranean/Sahara regional transition zone; grassland.
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Algeria, Libya, Tunisia

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Genista microcephala Coss. & Durieu appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 1, 1963 Bornmüller, J. [703], Algeria K000226990
    Reboud, V. [222], Algeria K000226992
    Cosson, E. [s.n.], Algeria K000226993
    Pomel [s.n.], Algeria K000226994

    Bibliography

    First published in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 4: 248 (1855)

    Accepted by

    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    • Maire, R. (Quezel, P., Ed.) (1987). Flore de l'Afrique du Nord, Vol. 16. Dicots. Leguminosae, part.
    • Quezel, P. & Santa, S. (1962). Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie et des regions desertiq. merid. 1

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0