Cistus clusii

Cistus clusii

Cistus clusii

Description

It is a shrubby species of flowering plant of the Cistaceae family, with white flowers, native to south-western and central-southern Europe and northern Africa.
it is a highly branched shrub, up to 1 m (3 ft) tall. Its leaves are narrowly linear in shape, usually 1–2.5 cm (0.4–1.0 in) long and 1–2 mm (0.04–0.08 in) wide, with edges facing towards the bottom (revolutes), green on the upper side and densely covered with short hairs on the underside, giving a whitish appearance. The flowers are arranged in umbel-like cymes with up to 12 individual flowers, each 2–3 cm (0.8–1.2 in) in diameter with five white petals and three sepals, 5–8 mm (0.0 in) long 2–0.3 inches). The flower stalks (peduncles and pedicels) and sepals are covered with long white hairs.

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