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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: [Annual] biennial, perennial herb [occasionally subshrub], generally +- gray; hairs dense, many-branched (simple or forked); stalked multicellular glands present or 0. Leaf: entire or dentate to pinnately lobed; cauline petioled or sessile, base not lobed. Inflorescence: elongated. Flower: sepals erect, inner pair sac-like at base; petals long-clawed. Fruit: silique, linear, cylindric or flat parallel to septum, dehiscent, unsegmented; stigma conical, 2-lobed, with 2--3 horns. Seed: (5)15--60, in 1 row, winged [or not].
Species In Genus: 50 species: Eurasia, Africa. Etymology: (P.A. Matthioli, Italian botanist, 1500--1577) Note: Other species cultivated, including Matthiola longipetala (Vent.) DC.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Lyrocarpa coulteri
Next taxon: Matthiola incana
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Matthiola, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10604, accessed on April 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 30, 2016.