Род Chamaespartium Adans.
Род 427 (5). ПРЕЩИП — CHAMAESPARHUM ADANS. ¹
Adans., Fam., PI. II (1763) 321; Genistella Ortega, Tab. Bot (1773) 39
Fam: Leguminose Juss. (Fabaceae)
Genus: Chamaespartium Adans.
English Name: x x x
Small shrubs or bushes, bare or fiber, without spines. Stems flat, broadly winged. Leaves simple, entire, few, without stipule. Inflorescences peak cluster. Calyx bell-shaped, five share, irregular, deeply bilabial, upper lip with two longer shares, the lower with three shorter than tube denticles. Corolla yellow, incorrectly, with five leaflets. Stamens 10, fused, alternative, 5 with longer anthers attached to the back, and 5 with a short anthers, attached at the base. Ovary fiber. Beans oblong Lancet, laterally flattened, narrowly elliptical cross section, with 2 - 6 seeds, fiber, splits after ripening. Seed lenticular, smooth, without appendage. Polination by insects. Propagated by seed and Stem cuttings.
¹ developed by B. Kouzmanov
References: „Флора на НР България”, том VI, БАН, София, (1976)
Distribution in Bulgaria: (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.
This genus is presented in Bulgaria by only one species:
Chamaespartium sagitale (L.) Gibbs. - Carchesia
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