3004.000 Erysimum L. - Wallflowers


Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. (1963) Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada D. van Nostrand Co, Inc. Princetown New Jersey.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs, pubescent throughout. Leaves simple, narrow; margins entire to pinnatifid, pubescent with 2-4 pronged hairs. Inflorescence of racemes. Sepals 4 erect or connivent; petals yellow to pink or red, obovate or spathulate, narrowed into a long claw. Fruit elongate, 4-angled, hairy; seeds in 1 row.

Worldwide: 150 species native to the Mediterranean, south-west Asia, Micronesia and North America.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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cheiri (L.) Crantz

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External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Erysimum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Erysimum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Erysimum
Wikipedia: Erysimum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Erysimum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Erysimum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Erysimum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2104, retrieved 20 March 2023

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