2917.000 Sisymbrium L.

Description of the genus

Annual or biennial herbs (in ours). Flowers yellow (in ours) in lax ebracteate racemes. Sepals erect, slightly saccate. Petals 4, unguiculate. Stamens 6. Fruit a siliqua, each valve with a prominent mid-vein and usually 2 less prominent laterals; not or scarcely beaked. Seeds in 1 series, ovoid.

Worldwide: 90 species in Eurasia, Mediterranean, North America, South Africa and the Andes

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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orientale L.SS

Other sources of information about Sisymbrium:

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Flora of Botswana: Sisymbrium
Flora of Zimbabwe: Sisymbrium

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Sisymbrium
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Sisymbrium
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Sisymbrium
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Sisymbrium
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Sisymbrium
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Sisymbrium
JSTOR Plant Science: Sisymbrium
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Sisymbrium
Plants of the World Online: Sisymbrium
Tropicos: Sisymbrium
Wikipedia: Sisymbrium

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Sisymbrium.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=615, retrieved 7 June 2023

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