Genista


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genista

(dʒɪˈnɪstə)
n
(Plants) botany a genus that includes many species of broom
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Noun1.genista - chiefly deciduous shrubs or small trees of Mediterranean area and western Asia: broomGenista - chiefly deciduous shrubs or small trees of Mediterranean area and western Asia: broom
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
broom tree, Genista anglica, needle furze, petty whin - prickly yellow-flowered shrub of the moors of New England and Europe
Genista hispanica, Spanish gorse, Spanish broom - erect shrub of southwestern Europe having racemes of golden yellow flowers
dyer's greenweed, dyer's-broom, dyeweed, Genista tinctoria, greenweed, woadwaxen, woodwaxen, whin - small Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye; common as a weed in Britain and the United States; sometimes grown as an ornamental
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Shrubs and climbers include buddleia, berberis, genista (broom), cistus (rock rose), ceanothus, escallonia, weigela, hebe, lavatera, passiflora, ribes (ornamental currant), rosmarinus (rosemary).
Suitable shrubs and climbers include buddleia, berberis, genista (broom), cistus (rock rose), ceanothus, escallonia,
Suitable shrubs and climbers include buddleia, berberis, genista (broom), cistus (rock rose), ceanothus, escallonia, weigela, hebe, lavatera, passiflora (passion flower), ribes (ornamental currant), rosmarinus (rosemary).
The degradation of green oak or cork oak forest, at thermomediterranean and mesomediterranean belts, in subhumid or even humid bioclimate, resulted in plant communities dominated physiognomically by Calicotome spinosa, Ampelodesmos mauritanica, Genista tricuspidata subsp.
The broom, or planta genista was the symbol of the royal house of the Plantagenets.
y del arbusto Genista monspessulana, leguminosa introducida de Europa y usada entre 2700 y 3200 m de altitud en Carchi y en Narino (Colombia), como cerca viva por su caracter ornamental.
Otro taxon identificado a nivel de familia en las angiospermas son las leguminosas--Leguminosae-- o fabaceas--Fabaceae--que comprenden generos como Ulex, Genista, Cytisus o Spartium.
Natural vegetation consists predominantly of Mediterranean forest with oak (Quercus ilex) and cork oak trees (Quercus suber) along with various species of shrubs (including genus Cistus, Erica, Genista, Pistacia, Arbutus, Phyllirea), and 35.
He is clutching a broom plant to leave inside the cathedral because its Latin name is Planta genista - and it was an emblem of the Plantagenet kings.
Bridesmaids wore Alfred Sung knee-length gowns in "fresh" and carried bouquets of pale pink hydrangeas, white spray roses, white genista, and white lisianthus tied with white satin ribbon.
Liquid chromatography-diode array detection-electrospray ionisation mass spectrometry/nuclear magnetic resonance analyses of the anti-hyperglycemic flavonoid extract of Genista tenera: structure elucidation of a flavonoid-C-glycoside.