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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 L. (rock cresses) 2 37 13 6  
Species Armoracia rusticana P. Gaertn., B. Mey. & Scherb. (Horse Radish, Horse-radish)   1      
Genus Barbarea W.T. Aiton (winter-cresses) 1 9 1    
Genus Brassica L. (cabbages, mustards, turnips and rape) 4 43     8
Species Bunias orientalis L. (Warty Cabbage, Warty-cabbage)   6 5    
Species Cakile maritima Scop. (Sea Rocket)   18      
Genus Capsella Medik. (a genus of flowering plants) 1 9 1    
Genus Cardamine L. (bitter-cresses) 7 56 22   5
Genus Cochlearia L. (scurvygrasses, scurveygrass) 2 27 20 2  
Genus Coincya Rouy (a genus of flowering plants) 1       2
Genus Crambe L. (a genus of flowering plants) 1 21      
Genus Descurainia Webb & Berthel. (a genus of flowering plants) 1 15      
Genus Diplotaxis DC. (wall-rockets) 1 19 6   1
Genus Erophila DC. (whitlowgrasses) 2 32 33 1  
Genus Erysimum L. (wall flowers) 1 14      
Genus Hesperis L. (dame's-violets) 1 12      
Species Hirschfeldia incana (L.) Lagr.-Foss. (Hoary Mustard)   6     3
Genus Iberis L. (candytufts) 1 7      
Genus Lepidium L. (pepperworts) 6 35 61   2
Genus Lunaria L. (honesties) 1 13 4    
Genus Matthiola W.T. Aiton (stocks) 2 6      
Genus Raphanus L. (radishes) 2 4      
Genus Rorippa Scop. (yellow-cresses) 5 52 38 1 2
Genus Sinapis L. (wild mustards) 1 1     1
Genus Sisymbrium L. (rockets) 2 9      
Species Subularia aquatica L. (Awlwort)         1
Species Teesdalia nudicaulis (L.) W.T. Aiton (Shepherd's Cress)   16     1
Genus Thlaspi L. (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 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)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)

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

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