CUPRESSACEAE - Cypress Family

Evergreen resinous trees or shrubs with opposite or whorled, scale-like or needle-like leaves.

Fruit a cone or berry-like.

Represented in Cyprus by 5 species in two genera.


Cupressus sempervirens - Italian Cypress (all)

 

• Juniperus excelsa - Grecian Juniper (2)

• Juniperus foetidissima - Stinking Juniper (2)

• Juniperus oxycedrus - Prickly Juniper (2)

Juniperus phoenicea - Phoenicean Juniper (1, 3-6, 8)