1. Family: Brassicaceae Burnett
    1. Sinapis L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Europe, Asia-Tropical, Africa and Asia-Temperate..

    [FZ]

    Cruciferae, A. W. Exell. Flora Zambesiaca 1:1. 1960

    Habit
    Herbs, usually annual, with simple hairs.
    Flowers
    Flowers yellow.
    Calyx
    Sepals spreading, not saccate.
    Corolla
    Petals 4, unguiculate.
    Stamens
    Stamens 6.
    Stigma
    Stigma somewhat 2-lobed.
    Fruits
    Silique terete, with convex valves, each 3–7-nerved, and a long beak with 0–4- (9) seeds.
    Seeds
    Cotyledons conduplicate. Seeds 1-seriate, subspherical.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Egypt, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Libya, Madeira, Magadan, Manchuria, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, Northwest European R, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Sinai, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Tunisia, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Vietnam, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Amur, Argentina Northeast, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, British Columbia, Buryatiya, California, Cape Provinces, Chita, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Crozet Is., Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Finland, Florida, Free State, Galápagos, Georgia, Greenland, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Haiti, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Irkutsk, Kansas, Kentucky, Kerguelen, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Masachusettes, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northwest Territorie, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward I., Puerto Rico, Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, Sudan, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yakutskiya, Yukon, Zimbabwe

    Sinapis L. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 668 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Jalas, J., Suominen, J. & Lampinen, R. (eds.) (1996). Atlas Florae Europaeae. Distribution of vascular plants in Europe 11: 1-310.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 299 (1754).
    • Sp. Pl. 2: 668 (1753)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    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