1. Family: Brassicaceae Burnett
    1. Camelina Crantz

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Europe, Medit to Pakistan.

    [FTEA]

    Cruciferae, Bengt Jonsell (University of Stockholm). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1982

    Habit
    Annual or biennial herbs with taproot and simple or branched hairs
    Stem
    Stems ± erect, with sessile undivided ± sagittate leaves
    Inflorescences
    Racemes ebracteate, terminal
    Calyx
    Sepals not saccate
    Corolla
    Petals yellow or whitish, spathulate
    Stamens
    Stamens 6, with linear filaments; anthers ovoid, obtuse
    Nectaries
    Nectaries at each side of the bases of the lateral stamens
    Pistil
    Ovary pyriform, with very short gynophore and distinct style; stigma capitate
    Fruits
    Fruit a silicula, dehiscent, with broad septum, obovoid to pyriform; valves distinctly convex
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, elliptic in outline, ± trigonous, mucilaginous.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Central European Rus, China North-Central, Chita, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Irkutsk, Italy, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Manchuria, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Romania, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Alberta, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Brazil South, British Columbia, California, Chile Central, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Great Britain, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Japan, Kansas, Kentucky, Kenya, Korea, Kriti, Labrador, Louisiana, Magadan, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Masachusettes, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Northwest Territorie, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, Sicilia, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Uganda, Uruguay, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yukon

    Camelina Crantz appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Stirp. Austr. Fasc. 1: 18 (1762)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Tedin in Hereditas 6: 275–386 (1925)
    • Zinger in Trav. Mus. Bot. Acad. Pétersb. 6: 1–303 (1909)
    • Stirp. Austr. 1:17 (1762)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0