EPPO Global Database

Cistus creticus(CSTIC)

Last modification: 2004-04-12

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CSTIC
  • Preferred name: Cistus creticus
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Mediterranean, from Algeria, Italy, Greece, Turkey and Near East. This distribution is practically the same as that of subsp. eriocephalus (q.v.), though subsp. corsicus (q.v.) is more restricted. Some authors abandon the idea of subspecies within C. creticus

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cistus creticus subsp. creticus Linnaeus
Cistus incanus subsp. creticus (Linnaeus) Heywood
Cistus villosus subsp. creticus (Linnaeus) Hayek

Common names
Name Language
klebriges Ziströschen German
Kreta-Zistrose German
kretische Zistrose German
grey cistus English
pink rockrose English
jara Spanish
jara azul Spanish
ciste de Crète French
ciste velu French
lotem sa'ir Hebrew
לֹטֶם שָׂעִיר Hebrew
bušin  Croatian
cisto di Creta Italian
laden Turkish
чист критський Ukrainian