Cistus Species

There are over 21 species of Cistus

White Flowered

C. ladanifer L.(can have blotches), C. laurifolius L., C. populifolius L., C. monspeliensis L., C. inflatus Pourr. ex Demoly, C. salviifolius L., C. clusii Dunal, C. libanotis L., C. munbyi Pomel, C. pouzolzii Delile, C. sintenisii Litard, Cistus grancanariae Marrero-Rodr., Almeida & C. Ríos

Pink Flowered

(*= albino, white-flowered forms are known:  ¶= endemic to the Canary Islands)

C. albidus L.*, C. creticus L.*, C. crispus L., C. parviflorus Lam., C. heterophyllus Desf., C. symphytifolius Lam.¶, C. chinamadensis Bañares & P. Romero¶, C. ochreatus Chr. Sm. ex Buch¶, C. osbeckiifolius Webb ex Christ.¶

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C. albidus L.

C. chinamadensis Bañares & P. Romero

C. clusii Dunal

C. creticus L.

C. crispus L.

C. grancanariae Marrero-Rodr., Almeida & C. Ríos

C. heterophyllus Desf.

C. inflatus Pourr. ex Demoly

C. ladanifer L.

C. laurifolius L.

C. libanotis L.

C. monspeliensis L.

C. munbyi Pomel

C. ochreatus Chr. Sm. ex Buch

C. osbeckiifolius Webb ex Christ.

C. parviflorus Lam.

C. populifolius L.

C. pouzolzii Delile

C. salviifolius L.

C. sintenisii Litard.

C. symphytifolius Lam.

Synonymy:

C. albanicus E.F. Warburg ex Heywood: see C. sintenisii  Litard.

C. hirsutus Lam.: see C. inflatus Pourr. ex Demoly

C. incanus L.: see C. creticus L.

C. palhinhae Ingram: see C. ladanifer L. var. sulcatus Demoly

C. psilosepalus Sweet: see C. inflatus Pourr. ex Demoly

C. villosus L.: see C. creticus L.