Cytisus scoparius85000001 The Euro+Med Plantbase Project
Details for: Cytisus scoparius
Source: ILDIS World Database of Legumes 2010. (copyright © ILDIS).

Name: Cytisus scoparius (L.) Link
Nomencl. ref.: Enum. Hort. Berol. Alt. 2: 241. 1822
Rank: Species
Taxonomy (this taxon is included in): Regnum - Plantae
     Divisio - Tracheophyta
          Subdivisio - Spermatophytina
               Class - Magnoliopsida
                    Superordo - Rosanae
                         Ordo - Fabales Bromhead
                              Familia - Fabaceae Lindl.
                                   Tribus - Genisteae
                                        Genus - Cytisus L.
Basionym: Spartium scoparium L.
Homotypic synonyms: Spartium scoparium L.
Synonyms: Sarothamnus bourgaei Boiss.
Sarothamnus oxyphyllus Boiss.
Sarothamnus scoparius (L.) W. D. J. Koch
Sarothamnus vulgaris Wimm., nom. illeg.
Included taxa: Cytisus scoparius (L.) Link subsp. scoparius
Cytisus scoparius subsp. maritimus (Rouy) Heywood
Comments: from Bryansk Province: near Novozybkov town - A.Bulokhov, 1980, Larger stems are used by cabinetmakers for veneering, Occasionally used for thatching in North England and Scotland, TROPICOS Specimen, Bolivia - 00103565, TROPICOS Specimen, South Carolina - 01675654, TROPICOS Specimen, Virginia - 01675377, Twigs used for making brooms hence its common name, Used in the making of baskets, especially in Madeira, Yields a fibre which is finer but weaker than Spartium junceum
Common names: alama (Spanish, Castillian), albareja (Spanish, Castillian), apiorno (Spanish, Castillian), bàlec (Catalan), barredoira (Spanish, Castillian), Besenginster (German), Broom (English), cabestro de oro (Spanish, Castillian), capio (Asturian), chamiça (Portuguese), chamiça (Spanish, Castillian), chinastra (Catalan), chinastra (Valencian), chinestra (Catalan), chinestra (Valencian), codeja (Spanish, Castillian), Common Broom (English), erkatz (Euskera), erkhatz (Euskera), erratza (Euskera), escoba (Asturian), escoba (Galician), escoba (Spanish, Castillian), escoba amarga (Spanish, Castillian), escoba amarilla (Spanish, Castillian), escoba de flor amarilla (Spanish, Castillian), escoba de Galicia (Galician), Escoba Negra (), escoba negra (Spanish, Castillian), escoba negrera (Spanish, Castillian), escobajera (Spanish, Castillian), escobal (Asturian), escobas (Spanish, Castillian), escobón (Spanish, Castillian), escobonera (Spanish, Castillian), escova (Portuguese), estrume (Galician), Genet A Balais (French), genista angulosa (Spanish, Castillian), gesta (Galician), gesta brava (Galician), gesta mansa (Galician), gesta molar (Galician), gesta negra (Galician), gesta negral (Galician), gesteira (Galician), Giesta (), giesta (Galician), giesta (Portuguese), giesta negra (Portuguese), giesta-armela (Portuguese), giesta-brava (Galician), giesta-brava (Portuguese), giesta-ribeirinha (Galician), giesta-ribeirinha (Portuguese), giesteira das vassouras (Portuguese), giesteira menor (Portuguese), giesteira-brava (Portuguese), giesteira-das-vassoiras (Portuguese), giesteira-das-vassouras (Galician), giesteira-das-vassouras (Portuguese), ginesta (Catalan), ginesta (Spanish, Castillian), ginesta angulosa (Spanish, Castillian), ginesta borda (Catalan), ginesta d´escombres (Catalan), ginesta de escombras (Catalan), ginesta prima (Catalan), ginesta/ginestes (Catalan), ginestell (Catalan), ginestell comú (Catalan), ginestrell (Catalan), gisats (Euskera), godua (Catalan), gódua (Catalan), gòdua (Catalan), gòdua (Valencian), gorbiñu (Asturian), hiniesta (Spanish, Castillian), hiniesta blanca (Spanish, Castillian), hiniesta de escobas (Spanish, Castillian), hiniesta escobar (Spanish, Castillian), hiniesta negra (Spanish, Castillian), illesta (Spanish, Castillian), inhiesta (Spanish, Castillian), iniesta (Spanish, Castillian), irasta (Euskera), iriasta (Euskera), iruntzi (Euskera), iruntzi-belarr (Euskera), isasa (Euskera), isats (Euskera), isats arrun (Euskera), isats arrunt (Euskera), isatsa (Euskera), isatza (Euskera), isaxa (Euskera), itsus-kilatz (Euskera), itzuski (Euskera), itzuskilatz (Euskera), jats beltz (Euskera), jiniesta (Spanish, Castillian), larrothe (Euskera), lliroia (Catalan), maias (Galician), maias (Portuguese), maiás (Portuguese), moduga (Catalan), morisca (Spanish, Castillian), piorno (Galician), piorno (Spanish, Castillian), piorno amarillo (Spanish, Castillian), piorno negro (Spanish, Castillian), rebanillo (Spanish, Castillian), retama (Portuguese), retama (Spanish, Castillian), retama amarilla (Spanish, Castillian), retama colorá (Spanish, Castillian), retama de escoba (Spanish, Castillian), Retama De Escobas (), retama de escobas (Spanish, Castillian), retama hiniesta (Spanish, Castillian), retama morisca (Spanish, Castillian), retama negra (Spanish, Castillian), retama silvestre (Spanish, Castillian), retrama (Galician), Scotch Broom (English), Scots Broom (English), tximitza (Euskera), tximizta (Euskera), xesta (Galician), xesta (Portuguese), xesta brava (Galician), xesta brava (Portuguese), xesta de vasoiras (Galician), xesta mansa (Galician), xesta mansa (Portuguese), xesta marela (Galician), xesta molar (Galician), xesta molar (Portuguese), xesta moura (Galician), xesta negra (Galician), xesta negra (Portuguese), xesta negral (Galician), xesta negral (Portuguese), xesteira (Galician), xiniesta (Asturian), xiniesta (Galician), xiniesta (Spanish, Castillian), xirolla (Catalan), Yellow Broom (English), zapaterinos (Asturian), zarika (Euskera), Zharkovetz Metelchatyi (Russian), zumarica (Euskera)[Credits]
Conservation Status: Not Threatened
Maps: distribution
Occurrence: Au(A) Be(B) Br By Co Cz Da Ga(F) Ge Gr Hb(E) He Ho Hs(S) Hu It Ju La Lt Lu Mo No Po Rf(C CS K NW) Rm Sa Si(S) Su Uk(U) [Az Ca Es Md]
Use: Chemical products, Domestic, Environmental, Fibre, Food and Drink, Forage, Medicine, Weed, Wood