Definition of Cytisus scoparius
1. Noun. Deciduous erect spreading broom native to western Europe; widely cultivated for its rich yellow flowers.
Group relationships: Cytisus, Genus Cytisus
Generic synonyms: Broom
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Literary usage of Cytisus scoparius
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1. Specific Diagnosis and Specific Medication by John William Fyfe, John Milton Scudder (1909)
"cytisus scoparius—Broom. This is a very efficient remedy in dropsical conditions, and is worthy of more careful study than it has heretofore received. ..."
2. Infant Feeding and Its Influence on Life, Or, The Causes and Prevention of by Charles Henry Felix Routh (1879)
"A decoction of the young tops of cytisus scoparius is said to be diuretic and cathartic, ... I have used the cytisus scoparius once or twice. ..."