2917.000 Sisymbrium L.

Description of the genus

Annual or biennial herbs (in ours). Flowers yellow (in ours) in lax ebracteate racemes. Sepals erect, slightly saccate. Petals 4, unguiculate. Stamens 6. Fruit a siliqua, each valve with a prominent mid-vein and usually 2 less prominent laterals; not or scarcely beaked. Seeds in 1 series, ovoid.

Worldwide: 90 species in Eurasia, Mediterranean, N America, S Africa and the Andes

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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orientale L.W,C,E

Other sources of information about Sisymbrium:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Sisymbrium
Flora of Zambia: Sisymbrium

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Sisymbrium
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Sisymbrium
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Sisymbrium
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Sisymbrium
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sisymbrium

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Sisymbrium.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=615, retrieved 19 January 2017

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