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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual or biennial [perennial herb]; hairs simple, stellate. Stem: simple, branched distally. Leaf: basal petioled, entire to dentate, not rosetted; cauline sessile, not lobed at base. Inflorescence: terminal; flowers many. Flower: sepals erect to spreading, base not sac-like; petals white, 2-lobed; lateral filaments basally appendaged. Fruit: silicle, dehiscent, oblong to elliptic [ovate, round], hairy or glabrous, unsegmented, flattened parallel to septum; stigma entire. Seed: 4--16, in 2 rows, plump or flattened; wing narrow or 0.
Species In Genus: 5 species: Eurasia. Etymology: (C.G. Bertero, Italian-Chilean botanist, physician, 1789--1831)
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Barbarea vulgaris
Next taxon: Berteroa incana
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Berteroa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=8815, accessed on September 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 30, 2016.