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Noun: common gum cistus
  1. Shrub having white flowers and viscid stems and leaves yielding a fragrant oleoresin used in perfumes especially as a fixative
    - Cistus ladanifer, Cistus ladanum
Noun: Cistus
  1. Small to medium-sized evergreen shrubs of southern Europe and North Africa
    - genus Cistus

Type of: dilleniid dicot genus, rock rose, rockrose

Part of: Cistaceae, family Cistaceae, rockrose family

Encyclopedia: Cistus