Genista stenopetala (Sweet Broom)
Species: G. stenopetala
Binomial name: Genista stenopetala
Synonyms: Genista spachiana, Cytisus spachianus, Teline stenopetala,
Common names: Sweet Broom, Easter Broom, Leafy broom
Genista stenopetala) is a broom native to the Canary Islands, on La Palma and Tenerife.
It is an erect or spreading evergreen dicot shrub or small tree growing to 3 m tall.
The stems are appressed-pubescent to glabrous.
The leaves are trifoliate, the leaflets 1-3 cm long, narrow elliptic to obovate or oblanceolate, coated with fine silky, silvery hairs
The flowers are yellow, 1-2 cm long, produced in racemes 5-11 cm long. The fruit is a pod 2-3 cm long.
The racemes of 5–26-flowered are terminal on stems and lateral branches; pedicels 2–4 mm long; bracts and bracteoles mostly linear, 1.5–2 mm long. The calyx c. 5mm long. The corolla is yellow, mostly 10–14 mm long. The pod is narrow and oblong, 25–30 mm long, flat and is densely hairy and contains 5-7 seeds.