1. Family: Brassicaceae Burnett
    1. Barbarea R.Br.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Northern Hemisphere, SE. Australia.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Biennial to perennial medium-sized herbs with a taproot and rather robust angled stems
    Indumentum
    Hairs simple or absent
    Leaves
    Leaves ± lyrate-pinnate, auriculate to clasping, often somewhat fleshy
    Inflorescences
    Racemes terminal, ebracteate or bracteate, corymbose or somewhat elongate with rather small flowers, in fruit elongate and narrow, dense; pedicels in fruit often thick and stiff
    Calyx
    Sepals somewhat spreading, the inner slightly saccate
    Corolla
    Petals yellow, spathulate or clawed
    Stamens
    Stamens 6, distinctly tetradynamous; filaments linear
    Nectaries
    Nectaries as ovate lobes at each side of the base of each lateral stamen, and as small glands outside each median stamen
    Pistil
    Ovary linear or oblong, with numerous ovules; style distinct
    Fruits
    Fruit a siliqua, dehiscent, usually linear, tetragonous to terete; valves rather firm, with a distinct midnerve and anastomosing side-nerves
    Seeds
    Seeds not mucilaginous, usually uniseriate.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amur, Arizona, Austria, Azores, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Central European Rus, China North-Central, Chita, Colorado, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Idaho, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Kuril Is., Labrador, Lebanon-Syria, Magadan, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New South Wales, Newfoundland, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Québec, Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Sicilia, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tasmania, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Uganda, Ukraine, Utah, Uzbekistan, Victoria, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Argentina South, Arkansas, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Chile South, China Southeast, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, Georgia, Haiti, Iceland, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Kerguelen, Krym, Madeira, Maryland, Masachusettes, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward I., Rhode I., Réunion, South Carolina, Sri Lanka, Svalbard, Tennessee, Tristan da Cunha, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

    Barbarea R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in W.T.Aiton, Hortus Kew. 4: 109 (1812)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in Ait. f., Hort. Kew., ed. 2, 4: 109 (1812)

    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 2020. 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 2020. 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