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Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 34: 435. 1907
Etymology: Greek chlor -, green, and Crambe, a genus of Brassicaceae
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 7. Treatment on page 685. Mentioned on page 233, 246.
Perennials; (caudex simple or few-branched, woody, without persistent leaf remains); not scapose; glabrous. Stems erect, unbranched or branched (few) distally. Leaves basal and cauline; petiolate; basal not rosulate, long-petiolate, (soon withered); cauline petiolate, blade (base hastate, not auriculate), margins entire or proximalmost lobed. Racemes (reflexed at anthesis, several-flowered, lax, proximal flowers sometimes bracteate), considerably elongated in fruit. Fruiting pedicels straight or curved upward, stout. Flowers: sepals ascending, narrowly lanceolate, lateral pair not saccate basally; petals (ascending), white, linear, (only slightly longer than sepals, slightly crisped), claw obovate or oblanceolate, (distinctly wider than blade); stamens subequal (well-exserted beyond petals); filaments slightly dilated basally; anthers linear, (apiculate, coiled after dehiscence); nectar glands confluent, lateral annular or semi-annular, median glands present. Fruits long-stipitate, linear, subtorulose, subterete or slightly compressed; valves each with prominent midvein extending full-length; replum rounded; septum complete; ovules 40–60 per ovary; style obsolete or distinct; stigma capitate, entire. Seeds uniseriate, plump, winged distally, oblong; seed coat not mucilaginous when wetted; cotyledons obliquely accumbent.
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Facts about "Chlorocrambe"
|Author||Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz +|
|Distribution||w United States. +|
|Etymology||Greek chlor -, green, and Crambe, a genus of Brassicaceae +|
|Illustration copyright||Flora of North America Association +|
|Illustrator||Yevonn Wilson-Ramsey +|
|Publication title||Bull. Torrey Bot. Club +|
|Publication year||1907 +|
|Source xml||https://email@example.com/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V7/V7 1179.xml +|
|Taxon family||Brassicaceae +|
|Taxon name||Chlorocrambe +|
|Taxon parent||Brassicaceae tribe Thelypodieae +|
|Taxon rank||genus +|
|Volume||Volume 7 +|