CISTACEAE - Rock Rose Family
Herbs or shrubs with opposite, evergreen leaves. 3-5 sepals or petals

In Cyprus four genera containing 15 species.


Cistus creticus - Cretan Rock Rose (all, common)

Cistus ladanifer - Gum Cistus (1, 7, rare)

Cistus monospeliensis - Narrow-leaved Cistus (1-3)

Cistus parviflorus (1, 3-4, 6-8)

Cistus salvifolius - Sage-Leaved Rock Rose (all except 5)

 

Fumana arabica - Arabian Fumana (1-2, 7-8)

Fumana thymifolia - Thyme-leaved Fumana (1-8)

 

Helianthemum aegyptiacum (2-3, 5)

Helianthemum chamaecistus (4, rare)

Helianthemum ledifolium (2, 4)

Helianthemum obtusifolium - Blunt-leaved Sunrose (1, 3-8)

Helianthemum salicifolium - Willow-leaved Sunrose (all)

Helianthemum stipulatum (3-8)

Helianthemum syriacum - Syrian Sunrose (all)

 

Tuberaria guttata - Spotted Rockrose (1-3, 6, 8)