IRIDACEAE - Iris Family

Perennial hebs with bulbs, corms or rhizomes. Leaves generally long and flattened.

Perianth of 6 segments with 3 stamens. In Cyprus 4 genera represented by 9 species


• Crocus cyprius - Cyprus Crocus

• Crocus hartmannianus - Hartmann's Crocus

Crocus veneris - Aphrodite's Crocus

 

Gladiolus italicus - Sword Lily

Gladiolus triphyllus - Three-leaved gladiolus

 

Gynandriris sisyrinchium - Iris/ Barbary Nut

 

• Romulea columnae - Sand Crocus

• Romulae ramiflora

Romulea tempskyana - Romulea