Brassicaceae tribe Conringieae

D. A. German & Al-Shehbaz

Harvard Pap. Bot. 13: 169. 2008

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 7. Treatment on page 516.
Annuals [biennials]; eglandular. Trichomes absent [simple]. Cauline leaves sessile; blade base cordate or auriculate [sagittate], margins usually entire, rarely crenulate. Racemes ebracteate, often elongated in fruit. Flowers actinomorphic; sepals erect [ascending], lateral pair saccate basally; petals white or yellow, claw present, distinct or not; filaments unappendaged, not winged; pollen 3-colpate. Fruits siliques, dehiscent, unsegmented, terete, angled, or latiseptate; ovules 10–50[–numerous] per ovary; style distinct; stigma (often decurrent), capitate [conical], entire [2-lobed]. Seeds uniseriate; cotyledons usually incumbent, rarely subconduplicate.

Distribution

Europe, Asia.

Discussion

Genera 2, species 9 (1 in the flora).

References

None.

Lower Taxa