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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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Esta especie, algo mas arriba, queda como dominante y cubre amplias extensiones, en el sector de Guadarrama y en el Valle del Lozoya, salpicada por genistas. Por ultimo, este piso desaparece para dejar las tierras altas a los enebros y prados de gramineas.
/As the bugles trill/ As the sweet sounds play!/ Stars throw themselves headlong,/ Dawn is rising./ The lights dim,/ Fragrances rise,/ Parties of jasmines/ Carnations and genistas,/ With flowers, with splendors,/ With roses, with flames." The piano sets up a fast motion in descending thirty-second note scales in the right hand punctuated by major second diads in the left hand, shifting to rising arpeggiated figures.
La mayor parte del espacio, en superficie esta ocupada por vegetacion arbustiva (brezales, genistas y prados montanos).