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Annual [perennial herb], scapose; hairs 0 or simple. Leaf: basal rosetted, petioled, entire or dissected; cauline 0 or few, sessile, base not lobed. Inflorescence: elongated. Flower: sepals ascending to spreading, base not sac-like; petals white, equal or not, not clawed; stamens 4 or 6, filaments with white basal appendage. Fruit: silicle, dehiscent, broadly cordate to round, flat perpendicular to septum, tip winged and shallowly notched, unsegmented; stigma entire. Seed: 2–4, in 1 row, wingless.
3 species: Europe. (R. Teesdale, English botanist, horticulturist, 1740–1804) [Appel 1998 Novon 8:218–219]

Key to Teesdalia

1. Petals equal; stamens 4; leaf lobes acute ..... [T. coronopifolia]

1' Petals unequal; stamens 6; leaf lobes obtuse ..... [T. nudicaulis]


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