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Cistus creticusRock Rose, Cretan rockroseCistaceaeC. creticus. C. polymorphus. C. villosus creticus.22
Cistus ladaniferLabdanum, Common gum cistusCistaceaeC. ladaniferus.22
Cistus salviifoliusRock Rose, Salvia cistus, Sage Leaf Rock RoseCistaceae 10
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Helianthemum nummulariumCommon Rockrose, Sun Rose, Rock RoseCistaceaeH. chamaecistus. Mill. H. vulgare. Gaertn.01
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