Coronilla Article

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Coronilla
Coronilla minima8.jpg
Coronilla minima
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Tribe: Loteae
Genus: Coronilla
L.
Type species
Coronilla valentina
L.
Synonyms
  • Artrolobium Desv.

The genus Coronilla contains about 20 species of flowering plants native to Europe and North Africa. [1]

Coronilla species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including the case-bearers Coleophora coronillae (which feeds exclusively on Coronilla varia) and Coleophora vicinella.

Species include:

See also

References

  1. ^ RHS A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. p. 1136. ISBN  1405332964.

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