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BRASSICACEAE (cabbages, cresses etc)

Further Information

Formerly known as (synonyms) Cruciferae

Subtaxa

Rank Taxon #subtaxa #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  
Genus Arabis (rock cresses) 2 37 13 6  
Species Armoracia rusticana Gaertner, & Scherb. (Horse Radish)   1      
Genus Barbarea (winter-cresses) 1 9 1    
Genus Brassica (cabbages, mustards, turnips and rape) 4 43     8
Species Bunias orientalis L. (Warty Cabbage)   6 5    
Species Cakile maritima Scop. (Sea Rocket)   18      
Species Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medikus (Shepherd’s Purse)   9 1    
Genus Cardamine (bitter-cresses) 7 56 22   5
Genus Cochlearia (scurvygrasses) 2 27 20 2  
Species Coincya monensis (L.) Greuter & Burdet (a cabbage) 1        
Subspecies Coincya monensis ssp. monensis (L.) Gomez-Campo (Isle Of Man Cabbage)         1
Species Coronopus didymus (L.) Smith (Lesser Swine-cress)   11 10    
Species Coronopus squamatus (Forsskaol) Asch. (Swine-cress)     8    
Species Crambe maritima L. (Sea-kale)   17      
Species Descurainia sophia (L.) Webb ex Prantl (Flixweed)   15      
Genus Diplotaxis (wall-rockets) 1 19 6    
Genus Erophila (whitlowgrasses) 1 32 33 1  
Genus Erysimum (wall flowers) 1 14      
Genus Hesperis (dame's-violets) 1 12      
Species Hirschfeldia incana (L.) Lagr.-Fossat (Hoary Mustard)   6     3
Genus Iberis (candytufts) 1 7      
Genus Lepidium (pepperworts) 4        
Species Lepidium campestre (L.) R.Br. (Field Pepperwort)   13 32    
Species Lepidium draba L. (Hoary Cress) 1 4 9    
Species Lepidium heterophyllum Benth. (Smith's Pepperwort)   7 2    
Species Lepidium latifolium L. (Dittander)         2
Genus Lunaria L. (honesties) 1 13 4    
Genus Matthiola (stocks) 2 6      
Genus Nasturtium (water-cresses) 2 32 2 1 1
Genus Raphanus (radishes) 2 4      
Genus Rorippa (yellow-cresses) 3 20 36   1
Genus Sinapis (wild mustards) 1        
Species Sinapis arvensis L. (Charlock)   1     1
Genus Sisymbrium (rockets) 2 9      
Species Subularia aquatica L. (Awlwort)         1
Species Teesdalia nudicaulis (L.) R.Br. (Shepherd's Cress)   16     1
Genus Thlaspi (penny-cresses) 1 4 6    

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

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

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 14 general literature references to BRASSICACEAE (cabbages, cresses etc)

BRASSICACEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

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

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 707 feeding and other relationships of BRASSICACEAE (cabbages, cresses etc)

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