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Occurrence record: NSW:NSW454733

Preserved specimen of Retama raetam (Forssk.) Webb & Berthel. | White Weeping Broom recorded on 1963-04-14


Data partner Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource NSW AVH feed
Institution code The Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust
Supplied institution code "NSW"
Collection National Herbarium of New South Wales
Supplied collection code "NSW"
Catalog number NSW454733
Occurrence ID NSW:NSW:NSW454733
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations sheet
Collector Gilbert, J.B.  
Supplied as "Gilbert, J.B."
Record number 15530
Reproductive condition flowers|fruits
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Establishment means native
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Disposition in collection
Occurrence remarks Shrub c. 1 m tall. Corolla white. Not seen on road from Amman W of here: quite a lot in two localities. Not much grazed but said to be used medicinally. Also at Azraq, Qasr Amra and Qasr Khoraka.


Occurrence date 1963-04-14
Date precision DAY


Higher classification (Forssk.) Webb & Berthel.
Scientific name Retama raetam
Supplied scientific name "Retama raetam (Forssk.) Webb & Berthel."
Identified to rank species
Common name White Weeping Broom
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae
Genus Retama
Species Retama raetam
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Forssk.) Webb & Berthel.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICN
Verbatim taxon rank species


Country Jordan
Locality E Jordan: c 8 km W of Azraq and Qasr Amra.
Supplied as "Stony desert in source wadi basalt lava."
Terrestrial false
Elevation 540 m
Continent ASIA
Marine false
Country Code JO

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