BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

BRASSICACEAE (cabbages, cresses etc.)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

Alliaria petiolata (M. Bieb.) Cavara & Grande (Garlic Mustard, Jack By The Hedge, Hedge Garlic)
Flowers and leaves
Species  
Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. (Thale Cress)
Plant - large, multi-stemmed
Species  
Arabis hirsuta (L.) Scop. (Hairy Rock-cress)
Flowering plant - side view
Species  
Arabis turrita L. (Tower Cress)
Plant - in situ
Species  
Armoracia rusticana P. Gaertn., B. Mey. & Scherb. (Horse Radish, Horse-radish)
Plants
Species  
Barbarea vulgaris W.T. Aiton (Winter-cress)
Flower spike
Species  
Brassica L. (cabbages, mustards, turnips and rape)
Crop and edge Flowers Plant - in situ
Genus 2 ident refs
Bunias orientalis L. (Warty Cabbage, Warty-cabbage)
Flower - side view
Species  
Cakile maritima Scop. (Sea Rocket)
Plant - in situ
Species  
Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik. (Shepherd’S Purse, Shepherd's-purse)
Plant
Species  
Cardamine L. (bitter-cresses)
Inflorescence - close-up Plant - in situ Plant - in situ Plant - lower part - in situ Plants
Genus 3 ident refs
Cochlearia danica L. (Danish Scurvygrass)
Plant - in situ
Species  
Cochlearia officinalis L. (Common Scurvygrass)
Plant - in situ
Species  
Cochlearia pyrenaica DC. (Pyrenean Scurvygrass) Species  
Cochlearia pyrenaica subsp. pyrenaica DC. (Pyrenean Scurvygrass)
Cauline leaf (upper)
Subspecies  
Coincya monensis (L.) Greuter & Burdet (a cabbage) Species  
Coincya monensis subsp. monensis (L.) Greuter & Burdet (Isle Of Man Cabbage, Isle-of-Man Cabbage) Subspecies 1 ident refs
Crambe maritima L. (Sea-kale)
Plant
Species  
Descurainia sophia (L.) Webb ex Prantl (Flixweed)
Plant
Species  
Diplotaxis muralis (L.) DC. (Annual Wall-rocket)
Plant
Species  
Erophila verna (L.) DC. (Common Whitlowgrass)
In situ - flowers open in sunshine
Species  
Erophila verna s.l. (common whitlow grasses)
Plant
Species aggregate  
Erysimum cheiri (L.) Crantz (Wallflower)
Plant - in situ - side view
Species  
Hesperis matronalis L. (Dame's Violet, Dame's-violet)
Plant
Species  
Hirschfeldia incana (L.) Lagr.-Foss. (Hoary Mustard)
Plant - base
Species 2 ident refs
Iberis amara L. (Wild Candytuft)
Flowers
Species  
Lepidium L. (pepperworts)
Inflorescence and flowers - close-up - side-view Plant - base Plant - in situ Plant - top view Raceme with flowers and fruits
Genus 1 ident refs
Lunaria annua L. (Honesty)
Flowers
Species  
Matthiola incana (L.) W.T. Aiton (Hoary Stock)
Flowers
Species  
Matthiola sinuata (L.) W.T. Aiton (Sea Stock)
Plant - side view
Species  
Raphanus raphanistrum L. (Wild Radish) Species  
Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. maritimus (Sm.) Thell. (Sea Radish)
Plant
Subspecies  
Raphanus sativus L. (Garden Radish)
Flowers
Species  
Rorippa Scop. (yellow-cresses)
Flowering stem In situ Inflorescence Pod - lateral view Seeds
Genus 1 ident refs
Sinapis arvensis L. (Charlock)
Plant - in flower
Species 1 ident refs
Sisymbrium altissimum L. (Tall Rocket)
Plant - upper portion
Species  
Sisymbrium officinale (L.) Scop. (Hedge Mustard)
Plant
Species  
Subularia aquatica L. (Awlwort) Species 1 ident refs
Teesdalia nudicaulis (L.) W.T. Aiton (Shepherd's Cress)
Plant
Species  
Thlaspi arvense L. (Field Penny-cress)
Plant - in fruit
Species  

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.)

Further Information

Formerly known as (synonyms) Cruciferae
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