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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Cistaceae
Genus: Fumana
Species: F. aciphylla – F. arabica – F. baetica – F. bonapartei – F. ericifolia – F. ericoides – F. fontanesii – F. fontqueri – F. grandiflora – F. hispidula – F. juniperina – F. lacidulemiensis – F. laevipes – F. laevis – F. oligosperma – F. paphlagonica – F. paradoxa – F. procumbens – F. scoparia – F. thymifolia – F. trisperma

Nothospecies: F. × heywoodii

Fumana (Dunal) Spach, Ann Sci. Nat. Bot., ser 2. 6: 359. 1836.

Type species: F. procumbens (Dunal) Gren. & Godr.


Helianthemum sect. Fumana Dunal in DC., Prodr. 1: 274. 1824.

Primary references

Spach, É. 1836. Conspectus Monographiae Cistacearum. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, sér. 2, 6: 357–375. BHL Reference page.


Hassler, M. 2019. Fumana. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 October 11. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Fumana. Published online. Accessed: October 11 2019. 2019. Fumana. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 October 11.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Fumana in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Aug 28. Reference page.
Euro+Med 2006 onwards: Fumana in Euro+Med PlantBase – the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Aug 28.

Vernacular names
suomi: Päivänkilot

Fumana (needle sunrose) is a small genus of flowering plants in the family Cistaceae. They are small perennial shrubs with five-lobed yellow flowers, native to rocky and sandy soils of Europe and wider Mediterranean region.[2] Fumana shrubs can be procumbent or erect.[3] Leaves tend to be very narrow and are almost always alternate. The genus consists of around 20 named species.[4]
List of species

Fumana aciphylla
Fumana arabica
Fumana bonapartei
Fumana ericifolia
Fumana ericoides
Fumana fontanesii
Fumana fontqueri
Fumana grandiflora
Fumana × heywoodii
Fumana juniperina
Fumana lacidulemiensis
Fumana laevipes
Fumana laevis
Fumana oligosperma
Fumana paphlagonica
Fumana procumbens—Sprawling Needle Sunrose
Fumana scoparia
Fumana thymifolia
Fumana trisperma


Klaus Kubitzki, Clemens Bayer (Ed.) (2003). The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants, Vol. 5: Flowering Plants, Dicotyledons: Malvales, Capparales, and Non-betalain Caryophyllales. Springer. ISBN 978-3-540-42873-2.
"Sprawling Needle Sunrose".
Kubitzki, K. (2003), "Introduction to Capparales", Flowering Plants · Dicotyledons, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 7–10, doi:10.1007/978-3-662-07255-4_3, ISBN 9783642076800
"Fumana". The Plant List.

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