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Cistus  libanotis L.   
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FamilyCISTACEAE
Genus species var.Cistus  libanotis L. 
SynonymsCistus bourgaeanus Coss.
 Halimium libanotis (L.) Lange
 Helianthemum bourgaeanum Nyman
Territory Southwestern EuropePortugalSpain
rocky slopes
Description leaves opposite, linear, numerous, glabrous, sessile, viscid, peduncles numerous, lanate, foliate, flowers in corymb, calyx lanate, lobes ovate, acute, capsules ovate
Size20-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca
Typecompact shrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Med-Checklist ww2.bgbm.org/mcl
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