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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)
Brassica napus (Rape), eg: Brassica napus subsp. oleifera (Oil-seed Rape) - Crop and edge Brassica nigra (Black Mustard), eg: Brassica nigra (Black Mustard) - Flowers Brassica oleracea (Cabbages Etc.), eg: Brassica oleracea var. oleracea (Wild Cabbage) - Plant - in situ
Species 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)
Cardamine amara (Large Bitter-cress), eg: Cardamine amara (Large Bitter-cress) - Plant - in situ Cardamine flexuosa (Wavy Bittercress), eg: Cardamine flexuosa (Wavy Bittercress) - Plant - in situ Cardamine hirsuta (Hairy Bitter-cress), eg: Cardamine hirsuta (Hairy Bitter-cress) - Plants Cardamine impatiens (Narrow-leaved Bitter-cress), eg: Cardamine impatiens (Narrow-leaved Bitter-cress) - Plant - lower part - in situ Cardamine pratensis (Lady’S Smock, Cuckoo Flower, Cuckooflower), eg: Cardamine pratensis var plenum (Double Lady's Smock) - Inflorescence - close-up
Species 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)
Erophila verna subsp. verna (a common whitlowgrass), eg: Erophila verna subsp. verna (a common whitlowgrass) - In situ - flowers open in sunshine
Subspecies  
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)
Lepidium campestre (Field Pepperwort), eg: Lepidium campestre (Field Pepperwort) - Plant - base Lepidium coronopus (Swine-cress), eg: Lepidium coronopus (Swine-cress) - Raceme with flowers and fruits Lepidium didymum (Lesser Swine-cress), eg: Lepidium didymum (Lesser Swine-cress) - Plant - top view Lepidium draba (Hoary Cress), eg: Lepidium draba subsp. draba (a hoary cress) - Inflorescence and flowers - close-up - side-view Lepidium heterophyllum (Smith's Pepperwort), eg: Lepidium heterophyllum (Smith's Pepperwort) - Plant - in situ
Species 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)
Rorippa amphibia (Greater Yellow-cress, Great Yellow-cress), eg: Rorippa amphibia (Greater Yellow-cress, Great Yellow-cress) - In situ Rorippa microphylla (Narrow-fruited Water-cress), eg: Rorippa microphylla (Narrow-fruited Water-cress) - Pod - lateral view Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum (Water-cress), eg: Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum (Water-cress) - Seeds Rorippa palustris (Marsh Yellow-cress), eg: Rorippa palustris (Marsh Yellow-cress) - Inflorescence Rorippa sylvestris x amphibia = R. x anceps (hybrid yellow-cress), eg: Rorippa sylvestris x amphibia = R. x anceps (hybrid yellow-cress) - Flowering stem
Species 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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