1. Family: Brassicaceae Burnett
    1. Subularia Ray ex L.

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Fruits
    Fruits dehiscent siliculae, somewhat compressed laterally, elliptic in outline
    Seeds
    Seeds ovoid, not mucilaginous.
    Habit
    Short-lived (mostly annual) small herbs, with a basal rosette of numerous linear to subulate leaves and 1 unbranched leafless stem, glabrous
    Inflorescences
    Racemes ebracteate, with rather few small flowers, in fruit cylindrical, lax
    Receptacle
    Receptacle concave, with ovary inserted at the bottom, other floral organs along its rim
    Calyx
    Sepals not saccate, not spreading
    Corolla
    Petals white, usually somewhat longer than sepals, occasionally absent
    Stamens
    Stamens 6, distinctly tetradynamous, with linear filaments and rounded anthers
    Nectaries
    Nectarial tissue as a low but distinct wall inside the base of each petal
    Ovary
    Ovary broadly ellipsoid, with rather few ovules and a very short style

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    Distribution

    Doubtfully present in:

    Belarus

    Native to:

    Alaska, Aleutian Is., Altay, Baltic States, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Colorado, Denmark, East European Russia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Great Britain, Greenland, Iceland, Idaho, Ireland, Irkutsk, Kamchatka, Kenya, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Magadan, Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Newfoundland, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Québec, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, Spain, Sweden, Tanzania, Uganda, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Siberia, Wyoming, Yakutskiya, Yukon, Zaïre

    Extinct in:

    Belgium, Germany, Netherlands

    Subularia Ray ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 642 (1753)

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Mulligan & Calder in Rhodora 66: 127 (1964)
    • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 290 (1754)
    • Sp. Pl.: 643 (1753)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    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