Ballantinia

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Annual herb, hairy. Leaves in basal rosette and cauline, entire to lobed. Inflorescence corymbose to racemose. Sepals spreading; petals clawed, white; stamens 6. Fruit ellipsoid, 2–3 times as long as wide, dehiscent; style very short or absent, stigma depressed-capitate; valves with fine, reticulate veins; seeds 2–6 per locule.

A single, endemic species.

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 Ballantinia
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