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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Violales (38)

        Family: Cistaceae (15)(family description)

          Genus: Cistus (7)

            Epithet: palhinhae Ingram (1)

palhinhae => in honor of Rui Teles Palhinha (1871-1957), Portuguese botanists exploring the flora the Azores

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white, yellow

External links

Check for Cistus palhinhae at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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