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Taxon: Cistus laurifolius L.

 
Genus: Cistus
Family: Cistaceae
Nomen number: 10641
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:523. 1753
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/358542
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 14-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • laurel-leaf cistus  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • lorbeerblättrige Zistrose  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • lagercistros  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production
  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Greece, Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Astuti, G. et al. 2017. Conservation biology of the last Italian population of Cistus laurifolius (Cistaceae): demographic structure, reproductive success and population genetics. Nature Conserv. 22:169-190.
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. García-Montero, L. G. et al. 2007. Problems of using rockroses in Tuber melanospermum culture: soil and truffle harvest associated with Cistus laurifolius. Agroforest. Systems 70:251-258. Note: mycorrhizal association of Cistus laurifolius with Tuber melanospermum is suggested to be for transmission, and the use of C. laurifolius for commercial production of truffles is not recommended
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  10. Ortega-Sada, J. L. 1987. Flora de interes apicola y polinizacion de cultivos.
  11. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.

Check other web resources for Cistus laurifolius L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cistus laurifolius cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=10641. Accessed 22 August 2019.