VIOLACEAE - Violet Family

Perennial or annual herbs with simple alternate leaves. Flowers usually axilliary and solitary.

In Cyprus a single genus and 6 species


• Viola alba - Mediterranean White Violet

• Viola arvensis (ssp. kitaibeliana) - Dwarf Pansy

• Viola heldreichiana

• Viola odorata - Sweet Violet

• Viola parvula

• Viola sieheana