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Hypericum canariense floribundum (Hypericum canariense floribundum)


This is a flowering shrub growing 2-3 metres (6 ft 7 in-9 ft 10 in) in height. Its many stems bear waxy lance-shaped leaves 5-7 centimetres (2.0-2.8 in) long. The plentiful flowers each have five bright to deep yellow petals each just over a centimeter long and many yellowish whiskery stamens. It reproduces via the seed in its dehiscent dry fruits and also vegetatively via rhizome.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum:

        • Class: Magnoliopsida

          • Order: Malpighiales

            • Family: Hypericaceae

              • Genus: Hypericum