Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Annual or biennial herbs. Leaves toothed to pinnately dissected (not in Victoria), with branched hairs. Inflorescence an elongated raceme. Sepals spreading; petals clawed, white; stamens 6. Fruit linear, straight, more than 3 times as long as wide, dehiscent; style short, stigma depressed-capitate; valves with midvein fading towards distal end; seeds in 1 to almost 2 rows per locule.

3 species, all 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
Higher taxa
genus Irenepharsus
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