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France.; France.; France.; Institut d'Egypte (1798-1801); Jacotin, Pierre; Jollois, Jean Baptiste Prosper; Jomard, Edme-François; Monge, Gaspard; Napoleon; Tresca, Salvadore; Villoteau, Guillaume André, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons" href="">Description de l'Égypte (Pl. 31) (9301631658)

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: Helianthemum
Subgenus: H. subg. Helianthemum
Sectio: H. sect. Eriocarpum
Species: Helianthemum kahiricum

Helianthemum kahiricum Delile, Descr. Egypte, Hist. Nat. 237 1813.

Cistus kahiricus (Del.) Steud.
Helianthemum acutiflorum Ehrenb. ex Willk.
Helianthemum kahiricum var. libycum (Pomel) Batt.
Helianthemum libycum Pomel

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Asia-Temperate
Regional: Arabian Peninsula
Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman (Mascat & Oman), Saudi Arabia (C-Saudi Arabia, NE-Saudi Arabia, Asir, Nejd Desert), United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Yemen (Tihama)
Regional: Western Asia
Iraq (S-Iraq), Israel (Rift Valley, Negev Desert, Judean Desert), Jordania (S-Jordania), Sinai peninsula (C-Sinai, S-Sinai), Syria (C-Syrian Desert)
Continental: Africa
Regional: Northern Africa
Egypt (Eastern Desert, Great Southwestern Desert, NE-Egypt, NW-coastal Egypt), Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Sahara

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

Raffeneau-Delile, A. 1813. Flore d'Ègypte. Explication des planches. In: Description de l'Egypte ... Histoire Naturelle 2: 145–320. Text. Plates. Reference page. : 237.


Hassler, M. 2019. Helianthemum kahiricum. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 October 11. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Helianthemum kahiricum in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 October 11. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Helianthemum kahiricum. Published online. Accessed: October 11 2019. 2019. Helianthemum kahiricum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 October 11.

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