CARYOPHYLLACEAE - Pink Family

Herbs with opposite, undivided leaves. Petals and sepals 4-5. Flowers usually pink or white.

Represented in Cyprus by 17 genera containing 65 species.


Table of Genera:
Arenaria
Agrostemma
Cerastium
Dianthus
Gypsophila
Holosteum
Kohlrauschia
Minuartia
Petrorhagia
Polycarpon
Sagina
Saponaria
Silene
Spergularia
Stellaria
Vaccaria
Velezia