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BRASSICACEAE (cabbages, cresses etc.)

Further Information

Formerly known as (synonyms) Cruciferae

Subtaxa

Rank Taxon #photos #macrophotos #microphotos #refs
Species Alliaria petiolata (M. Bieb.) Cavara & Grande (Garlic Mustard, Jack By The Hedge, Hedge Garlic) 11      
Species Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. (Thale Cress) 10 1 4  
Species Arabis hirsuta (L.) Scop. (Hairy Rock-cress) 12 13 6  
Species Arabis turrita L. (Tower Cress) 25      
Species Armoracia rusticana P. Gaertn., B. Mey. & Scherb. (Horse Radish, Horse-radish) 1      
Species Barbarea vulgaris W.T. Aiton (Winter-cress) 9 1    
Genus Brassica L. (cabbages, mustards, turnips and rape) 43     8
Species Bunias orientalis L. (Warty Cabbage, Warty-cabbage) 6 5    
Species Cakile maritima Scop. (Sea Rocket) 18      
Species Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik. (Shepherd’S Purse, Shepherd's-purse) 9 1    
Genus Cardamine L. (bitter-cresses) 66 22   5
Species Cochlearia danica L. (Danish Scurvygrass) 11 18 2  
Species Cochlearia officinalis L. (Common Scurvygrass) 16 2    
Species Cochlearia pyrenaica DC. (Pyrenean Scurvygrass)        
Subspecies Cochlearia pyrenaica subsp. pyrenaica DC. (Pyrenean Scurvygrass) 48      
Species Coincya monensis (L.) Greuter & Burdet (a cabbage)        
Subspecies Coincya monensis subsp. monensis (L.) Greuter & Burdet (Isle Of Man Cabbage, Isle-of-Man Cabbage)       1
Species Crambe maritima L. (Sea-kale) 21      
Species Descurainia sophia (L.) Webb ex Prantl (Flixweed) 15      
Species Diplotaxis muralis (L.) DC. (Annual Wall-rocket) 19 6   1
Species Erophila verna (L.) DC. (Common Whitlowgrass) 21 23    
Species aggregate Erophila verna s.l. (common whitlow grasses) 19 10 1  
Species Erysimum cheiri (L.) Crantz (Wallflower) 14      
Species Hesperis matronalis L. (Dame's Violet, Dame's-violet) 12      
Species Hirschfeldia incana (L.) Lagr.-Foss. (Hoary Mustard) 6     3
Species Iberis amara L. (Wild Candytuft) 7      
Genus Lepidium L. (pepperworts) 35 61   2
Species Lunaria annua L. (Honesty) 47 4    
Species Matthiola incana (L.) W.T. Aiton (Hoary Stock) 2      
Species Matthiola sinuata (L.) W.T. Aiton (Sea Stock) 4      
Species Raphanus raphanistrum L. (Wild Radish)        
Subspecies Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. maritimus (Sm.) Thell. (Sea Radish) 2      
Species Raphanus sativus L. (Garden Radish) 2      
Genus Rorippa Scop. (yellow-cresses) 52 38 1 2
Species Sinapis arvensis L. (Charlock) 1     1
Species Sisymbrium altissimum L. (Tall Rocket) 5      
Species Sisymbrium officinale (L.) Scop. (Hedge Mustard) 4      
Species Subularia aquatica L. (Awlwort)       1
Species Teesdalia nudicaulis (L.) W.T. Aiton (Shepherd's Cress) 16     1
Species Thlaspi arvense L. (Field Penny-cress) 4 6    

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Rich, T.C.G., 1991 Crucifers of Great Britain and Ireland

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 15 general literature references to BRASSICACEAE (cabbages, cresses etc.)

BRASSICACEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 708 feeding and other relationships of BRASSICACEAE (cabbages, cresses etc.)

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