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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Aspalathus
Species: A. linearis
Binomial name
Aspalathus linearis
(N.L.Burm.) R.Dahlgr.
Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis)
Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis)PICT2813

Rooibos (Afrikaans for "red bush"; scientific name Aspalathus linearis) is a member of the legume family of plants. Rooibos teas are herbal infusions made from a South African red bush. There are also green Rooibos teas.

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