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Key to Cistus

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(For a list of species in Cistus, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Sepals 3; flowers 1 at ends of lateral branchlets ..... C. ladanifer

1' Sepals 5; flowers generally in panicle-like cymes

2. Style thread-like, ± = stamens; petals rose to purple ..... C. incanus

2' Style ± 0; petals white (often drying ± yellow), with red or yellow near base or not

3. Leaf petioled, blade ovate to elliptic, main veins from base generally 1; pedicel 10–100 mm ..... C. salviifolius

3' Leaf sessile, linear to lance-linear or linear- to ovate-oblong, main veins from base generally 3; pedicel 5–15 mm ..... C. monspeliensis


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