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Habit: Annual, biennial; hairs simple, rigid. Leaf: basal, proximal cauline petioled, pinnately lobed, margin dentate; distal cauline short-petioled to sessile, base not lobed. Inflorescence: elongated. Flower: sepals erect, oblong to linear, base of inner pair sac-like; petals long-clawed, yellow, white, pink, or purple, veins darker. Fruit: silique or silicle, indehiscent, linear to lanceolate, oblong, or ovoid, segmented; proximal segment short, seedless; terminal segment seeded, beaked; stigma +- 2-lobed. Seed: in 1 row, wingless.
Species In Genus: 3 species: Mediterranean. Etymology: (Greek: appearing rapidly, from seed germination)
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to RaphanusPrevious taxon: Polyctenium fremontii
Next taxon: Raphanus raphanistrum
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2017. Raphanus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10614, accessed on January 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 23, 2017.