Retama Raf.

Boulos, L. (1999) Flora of Egypt: Volume 1 Al Hadera Publishing, Cairo.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees. Leaves simple, small, soon deciduous. Inflorescence a raceme; corolla much larger than calyx; flowers white or yellow. Fruit a pod, indehiscent.

Worldwide: 4 species native to the Mediterranean, the Middle East and the Canary Islands.

Mozambique: 1 cultivated taxon.

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monosperma (L.) Boiss.

Other sources of information about Retama:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Retama
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Retama
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Retama
Wikipedia: Retama
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Retama
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Retama

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated plants: genus page: Retama., retrieved 22 September 2021

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