RHAMNACEAE - Buckthorn Family

Trees or shrubs with small greenish flowers and 4-5 sepals and petals.

In Cyprus, three genera and 6 species


• Paliurus spina-Christi - Jerusalem Thorn

 

• Rhamnus alaternus - Mediterranean Buckthorn

• Rhamnus oleoides (ssp. graecus)

 

• Ziziphus lotus - Gonnara

• Ziziphus spina-Christi

• Ziziphus zizyphus - Jujube