1. Family: Brassicaceae Burnett
    1. Thlaspi L.

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual to perennial hapaxanthic herbs, glabrous or rarely with simple hairs
    Leaves
    Leaves undivided, ± clasping
    Inflorescences
    Racemes terminal, ebracteate, with numerous small flowers
    Calyx
    Sepals erect to ascending, not saccate
    Corolla
    Petals white or ± violet, rarely yellow, spathulate or shortly clawed
    Stamens
    Stamens 6, indistinctly tetradynamous; filaments linear, not appendiculate; anthers ovoid, obtuse
    Nectaries
    Nectaries usually as 2 hemispherical ± prolonged glands at each side of the base of each lateral stamen; median nectaries absent
    Ovary
    Ovary obovoid to ellipsoid, with 2–many ovules
    Fruits
    Fruit a silicula, dehiscent, ± dorso-ventrally compressed, with narrow septum, ± broadly obovate to obtriangular in outline, often emarginate; valves keeled, often winged; stigma capitate, ± bilobate
    Seeds
    Seeds ellipsoid, somewhat compressed, wingless, ± mucilaginous.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Albania, Altay, Amur, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Magadan, Manchuria, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Tanzania, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Argentina Northeast, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Azores, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil Southeast, British Columbia, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Chile South, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Korea, Labrador, Louisiana, Madeira, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Masachusettes, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Morocco, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northwest Territorie, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, South Georgia, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yukon

    Thlaspi L. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 645 (1753)

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • F.K. Meyer in F.R. 84: 449–470 (1973)
    • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 292 (1754)
    • Sp., Pl.: 645 (1753)

    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