Genus: Cistus L.

Family: Cistaceae
Genus number: 2633
Last updated: 17-Sep-1996
Accession Count: 48 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Fernández-Mazuecos, M. & P. Vargas 2010. Ecological rather than geographical isolation dominates Quaternary formation of Mediterranean Cistus species. Molec. Ecol. 19:1381-1395.
  • Guzmán, B. & P. Vargas 2005. Systematics, character evolution, and biogeography of Cistus L. (Cistaceae) based on ITS, trnL-trnF, and matK sequences. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 37:644-660.
  • Guzmán, B. et al. 2009. Adaptive radiation in mediterranean Cistus (Cistaceae). (PloS One) 4(7):e6362.
  • International Society for Horticultural Science International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource).. (ICRA)
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar   

Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):


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

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Cistus
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 26 June 2019.