2966.000 Cardamine L.

Description of the genus

Annual to perennial herbs. Leaves pinnate (in ours), with basal leaves in a rosette. Inner sepals slightly saccate. Flowers white (in ours) in an ebracteate raceme. Stamens 4-6. Fruit a flattened siliqua, dehiscing explosively, the inconspicuously veined valves coiling spirally from the base. Seeds in 1 series.

Worldwide: 200 species in temperate zones with some on tropical mountains

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Cardamine flexuosa

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
africana L.EDescription, Image
flexuosa With.N,C,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Cardamine:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Cardamine

External websites:

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

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: Cardamine.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=624, retrieved 21 March 2023

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