GUTTIFERAE (HYPERICACEAE) - St. Johns Wort Family

Herbs or shrubs with opposite leaves (often dotted with transparent glands).

Sepals and petal 5. Flowers yellow with numerous stamens.

A single genus represented by 8 species.


• Hypericum confertum

• Hypericum empetrifolium

• Hypericum hircinum - Stinking Tutsan

• Hypericum lanuginosum

• Hypericum perfoliatum - St. John's Wort

• Hypericum perforatum - Perforate St. John's Wort

• Hypericum repens - Creeping St. John's Wort

Hypericum triquetrifolium - Triangular-leafed St. John's Wort