Emerus major Mill.


Genus: Emerus

Sinònims: Coronilla emerus L.

Catalan common name: Carolina de bosc. Coroneta. Coronil·la boscana. Senet bord.

Spanish common name: Aliagueto. Coletúa de algunos. Coletuy. Coroneta.

Province distribution: Barcelona. Castelló. Girona. Lleida. Tarragona. València.

General distribution (Phytogeography): Eurosiberian (Submediterranean)

Uses and properties: Medicinal.

Flowering time: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Life-forms: Nanophanerophyte.

Habitats: Pinus sylvestris forest. Quercus humilis oak wood.

Characteristics: Above all in the clearings of oak woodlands pineries, or mixed forests, also clearings, humid lowlands, rocky places, walk sides, etc. A tree with grooved and flexuous. The leaves are odd pinnatipartite and have 2-4 pairs of folioles, a dark green on the face and a light greened reverse. The flowers emerge in groups of 2-4 . The calyx is bell-shaped and bilabiate. The petal claw is much longer than the calyx. The pod (legume) is divided into 7-10 segments oblong-linear, only slightly marked.