Brassicaceae tribe Thlaspideae

de Candolle
Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. 7: 234. 1821.
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 7. Treatment on page 744. Mentioned on page 226.

Annuals or biennials [perennials]; eglandular. Trichomes absent or simple. Cauline leaves petiolate or sessile; blade base auriculate or not, margins entire or dentate [pinnately lobed]. Racemes usually ebracteate, often elongated in fruit. Flowers actinomorphic; sepals erect or ascending [spreading], lateral pair not saccate basally; petals white [pink, purple], claw present, distinct or indistinct (often short); filaments unappendaged, not winged; pollen 3-colpate. Fruits silicles or siliques, dehiscent [indehiscent], unsegmented, terete, 4-angled, or angustiseptate [latiseptate]; ovules [4–]6–22[–numerous]; style distinct or obsolete; stigma entire. Seeds uniseriate (striate or coarsely reticulate); cotyledons accumbent or incumbent.

Distribution

Introduced; Eurasia, n Africa.

Discussion

Genera 8, species 31 (2 genera, 3 species in the flora).

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa