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|Family: Cistaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cistus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cistus ladanifer L.
Stem: < 2.5 m, shiny, sticky; hairs +- 0. Leaf: sessile [or not], 3--8 cm, lance-linear to narrow-oblong, main veins from base generally 3. Inflorescence: flowers 1 at ends of lateral branchlets. Flower: sepals 3; petals 3--5 cm, white, generally with red or yellow near base; style +- 0. Fruit: valves 6--12. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Uncommon. Disturbed places; Elevation: < 800 m. Bioregional Distribution: s CCo, s SCo, WTR, SnGb; Distribution Outside California: native to southwestern Europe. Flowering Time: Mar--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: John W. Thieret & Elizabeth McClintock, final revision by Thomas J. Rosatti & Bruce G. Baldwin
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Cistus incanus
Next taxon: Cistus monspeliensis
Citation for this treatment: John W. Thieret & Elizabeth McClintock, final revision by Thomas J. Rosatti & Bruce G. Baldwin 2016. Cistus ladanifer, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=19514, accessed on February 13, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 13, 2016.