Carrichtera annua (L.) DC.

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Common names: Cress rocket (English)
Frequency: Rare
Status: Introduced
Small annual herb to 40 cm. Stems branched from base, bearing deflexed bristly hairs. Leaves 2-3-pinnatisect with linear segments. Petals 6-8 mm, pale yellow with violet veins. Fruit 5-8 mm.
Notes: Known only from one occurrence as a casual in Harare
Derivation of specific name: annua: annual
Habitat: Disturbed roadside verge
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Worldwide distribution: As for the genus
Zimbabwe distribution: C
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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Carrichtera annua
African Plant Database: Carrichtera annua
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Carrichtera annua
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Carrichtera annua
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Carrichtera annua
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iNaturalist: Carrichtera annua
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Carrichtera annua
JSTOR Plant Science: Carrichtera annua
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Carrichtera annua
Plants of the World Online: Carrichtera annua
Tropicos: Carrichtera annua
Wikipedia: Carrichtera annua

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Carrichtera annua., retrieved 12 June 2024

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