Cistus creticus subsp. creticus

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Cistus creticus subsp. creticus

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Status

Indigenous (IN)

Endemism

not endemic

Systematics

Recognition of subspecies is controversial (see Civeyrel & al. 2011). On the other hand, there is no modern area-wide revision of the species helping to clarify the controversy.

Civeyrel L., Leclercq J., Demoly J.-P., Agnan Y., Quèbre N., Pélissier C. & Otto T. 2011: Molecular systematics, character evolution, and pollen morphology of Cistus and Halimium (Cistaceae). - Pl. Syst. Evol. 295: 23-54.

Chromosome numbers

2n = 18A,B
A. Slavík, B., Jarolímová, V. & Chrtek, J. 1993: Chromosome counts of some plants from Cyprus. – Candollea 48: 221-230 (as Cistus creticus L.), B. Slavík, B., Jarolímová, V. & Chrtek, J. 2002: Chromosome counts of some plants from Cyprus. 2. – Acta Univ. Carol., Biol. 46: 295-302 (as Cistus creticus L.)

Distribution

Map
Cyprus:Division 1 indigenousC,D,EDivision 2 indigenousD,FDivision 3 indigenousG,HDivision 4 indigenousD
C. Chrtek, J. & Slavík, B. 1981: Contribution to the flora of Cyprus. – Preslia 53: 45-65, D. Chrtek, J. & Slavík, B. 2001: Contribution to the flora of Cyprus. 4. – Fl. Medit. 10: 235-259, E. Slavík, B., Jarolímová, V. & Chrtek, J. 2002: Chromosome counts of some plants from Cyprus. 2. – Acta Univ. Carol., Biol. 46: 295-302, F. Slavík, B., Jarolímová, V. & Chrtek, J. 1993: Chromosome counts of some plants from Cyprus. – Candollea 48: 221-230, G. Alziar, G. 2000: Compte rendu du 4ème Iter Mediterraneum. – Bocconea 11: 5-83, H. Della, A. 1992: Flora of a valley in the Pendakomo area. – Agric. Res. Inst. Minist. Agric. Nat. Resources Cyprus Misc. Rep. 52

Altitudinal range

0 - 1675 mI
I. Meikle, R.D. 1977: Flora of Cyprus 1. – Kew: The Bentham-Moxon Trust

Life-form

Phanerophyte

Flowering Period

Feb–Jun