Cistus creticus


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Record Summary

Plant Information

  • Scientific Name: Cistus creticus
  • Common Name: Gum Cistus; Ambreine; Labdanum; Rockrose
  • Description: Flowering shrub native to the Mediterranean
  • Duke's Flora

Diagnostic Compounds

Name Formula Additional Info
Manoyl oxide C20H34O Duke's NIST

Products Made with this Plant

Name Alternate Name Plant Part Ancient References
Labdanum resin leaves; twigs Ancient Ref.