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Teline nervosa
Trees and shrubs | Magnoliopsida

Scientific Name - Teline nervosa

Synonyms -

Popular names - Retama Palud.

Distribution and Habitat - endemic of the Canary Islands, rape increases from 650 to 700 m altitude, in association with Aeonium undulatum, Carlina salicifolia, Crambe pritzelii, Hypericum canariensis, Olea europaea subsp. cerasiformis, Sonchus leptocephalus.

Description - shrub to 4 m high. Branches ascending, the young are sericeu-Vilo. Leaves trifoliate, leaflets elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, obtuse and tipped mucronat. Inflorescence terminal raceme with 56 yellow flowers, calyx tube, sericeu-vilos, 8-10 mm. Blooms in January-May. Entomofila pollination.

Propagation - by seeds.

Curiosity - rare species.

Bibliography

Atlas y Libro Rojo from Flora Vascular de España Amenazada

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