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n. - Shrub of Canary Islands having bristle-tipped oblanceolate leaves.

Usage examples (5)
  • Called "tagasaste" on the island of La Palma in the Canaries, where it originates. the species was formerly known as Cytisus proliferus.
  • The nutritive value for ruminants of tagasaste (Chamaecytisus palmensis), a leguminous tree.
  • Canary Island farmers have depended for centuries on tagasaste as fodder during the long, dry summers.
  • Feeding value of tagasaste. for more
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