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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual to perennial herb; hairs simple when present; glands multicellular, stalked. Leaf: basal rosetted, petioled, dentate to pinnately lobed; cauline petioled , bases not lobed. Inflorescence: elongated. Flower: sepals erect, base sac-like; petals +- purple-blue to white [yellow], clawed. Fruit: silique, linear, cylindric, sessile, indehiscent, segmented, constricted between seeds, breaking at maturity into 1-seeded corky segments, tapered at tip; style 2--15 mm, stigma strongly 2-lobed. Seed: 5--30, in 1 row, embedded in corky septum cover; wing 0.
Species In Genus: 11 species: Eurasia. Etymology: (Latin: from breaking between seeds)
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Caulanthus simulans
Next taxon: Chorispora tenella
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Chorispora, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10488, accessed on May 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 27, 2016.