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Halimium halimifolium


Taxonavigation: Malvales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Cistaceae
Genus: Halimium
Sectiones: H. sect. Chrysorhodion – H. sect. Commutata – H. sect. Halimium
Species: H. atlanticum – H. atriplicifolium – H. calycinum – H. halimifolium – H. lasianthum – H. ocymoides – H. umbellatum – H. voldii
Nothospecies: H. × pauanum – H. × santae 

Source(s) of checklist: 


Halimium (Dunal) Spach, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2, 6: 365 (1836).

  • Type species: Halimium umbellatum Spach (lectotype, designated by Rehder, A.J. 1949. Bibliography of Cultivated Trees and Shrubs Hardy in Cooler Temperate Regions of the Northern Hemisphere: 469.)


  • Basionym
    • Helianthemum sect. Halimium Dunal in A.P. de Candolle, Prodr. 1: 267 (1824).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Europe
    • Regional: Middle Europe
      • Belgium.
    • Regional: Southwestern Europe
      • Baleares, Corse, France, Portugal, Sardegna, Spain.
    • Regional: Southeastern Europe
      • Greece, Italy.
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Northern Africa
      • Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia.
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Western Asia
      • Lebanon-Syria.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: rockrose, false sun-rose
español: Jaguarzo
italiano: Cisto giallo
sardu: Murdegu àlimu
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