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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual to perennial herb, hairs simple; base woody or not. Stem: ascending to erect, leafy or not. Leaf: basal rosetted or not, pinnately lobed or toothed, petioled; cauline 0 or entire to lobed, petioled or sessile. Inflorescence: elongated. Flower: sepals ascending to spreading, base of lateral pair not sac-like; petals +- obovate, yellow [violet or white]. Fruit: silique, dehiscent, segmented, generally narrowed between seeds, linear, cylindric to +- flat parallel to septum, stalked above receptacle or sessile; valves 1-veined, glabrous; terminal segment seedless [seeded]; stigma 2-lobed. Seed: 20--46, in 2 rows.
Species In Genus: 25--30 species: Europe, northern Africa, western Asia. Etymology: (Greek: 2-rowed, from seed arrangement) Note: Diplotaxis erucoides (L.) DC. occasional weed in botanic gardens.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to DiplotaxisPrevious taxon: Descurainia sophia
Next taxon: Diplotaxis muralis
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Diplotaxis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10576, accessed on May 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 30, 2016.