2956.000 Rapistrum Crantz

Description of the genus

Annual to perennial herbs, stiffly bristly-hairy. Inflorescence of terminal branched racemes. Sepals with inner pair slightly saccate. Petals yellow. Stamens 6. Fruit of 2 segments: the lower slender, containing 0-2 seeds, separated from upper by a constriction; upper larger, 1-seeded and falling at maturity. Seeds ovoid.

Worldwide: 2 species in C Europe, the Mediterranean region and W Asia

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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rugosum (L.) All.C

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

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: Genus page: Rapistrum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=622, retrieved 31 March 2023

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