Microlepidium

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Annual herbs, glabrous or hairy. Leaves toothed to entire. Inflorescence a raceme or elongating corymb. Sepals spreading, usually hooded; petals clawed, sometimes absent; stamens 6. Fruit spreading, about as long as broad, dehiscent, flattened at right-angles to the septum; stigma sessile or almost so, capitate or obscurely bilobed; valves winged; seeds 2–9 per locule, mucous.

2 species, both endemic to Australia.

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
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