Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced

Annual, bristly herbs. Leaves pinnately divided. Inflorescence a lateral raceme borne opposite a leaf. Sepals erect; petals with claw c. 3–5 mm long; stamens 6; ovary sessile. Fruit body subglobular, fertile, 3-veined, dehiscent, terminated by leaf-like style.

Single species, native to Mediterranean region (Spain to Persia).

Source: Entwisle, T.J. (1996). Brassicaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Brassicales
family Brassicaceae
Higher taxa
genus Carrichtera
Subordinate taxa