LINACEAE - Flax Family

Herbs or sub-shrubs with simple narrow leaves. Flower parts in 5's.

In Cyprus a single genus and 8 species


Linum bienne - Pale Flax

• Linum corymbulosum

• Linum maritimum

• Linum nodiflorum

• Linum pubescens - Hairy Flax

Linum strictum (ssp. spicatum) - Upright Yellow Flax

• Linum trigynum

• Linum usitatissimum - Flax, Linseed