PRIMULACEAE - Primrose Family

Herbs with simple opposite or basal leaves. Flowers with 5 petals and stamens inserted opposite the corolla lobes.

In Cyprus 6 genera are represented by 8 species and some varieties.

Anagallis arvensis - Pimpernel (White, Scarlet & Blue)


Androsace maxima - Annual Androsace


Asterolinon linum-stellatum - Asterolinon


Cyclamen cyprium - Cyprus Cyclamen

Cyclamen graecum - Greek Cyclamen

Cyclamen persicum - Spring/Persian Cyclamen


Primula vulgaris - Primrose


Samolus valerandi - Brookweed