LILIACEAE - Lily Family

Bulbous perennial herbs with a superior ovary (contrast to Iridaceae or Amaryllidaceae).

Perianth of 6 segments usually with 6 stamens.

In Cyprus 17 genera represented by 58 species.


Table of Genera:
Allium *
Asparagus *
Asphodelus *
Asphodeline
Bellevalia *
Chionodoxa
Colchicum *
Fritillaria
Gagea *
Hyacinthella*
Muscari *
Ornithogalum *
Ruscus
Scilla *
Smilax *
Tulipa
Urginea *

* With some images