Arabidella nasturtium (F.Muell.) E.A.Shaw

Yellow Cress

Trans. & Proc. Roy. Soc. South Australia 89: 191 (1965) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)

Similar flower and fruit morphology to A. trisecta but an annual herb with flowers in a dense inflorescence which elongates in fruit and with bright yellow petals. Also plant glabrous; leaves in basal rosette and on stem; fruit to 25 mm long, pedicels spreading. Flowers spring.

MuF, MuM. All mainland states. Represented at MEL by four collections from the Narrung area where collected between between 1986 and 2009, and a 1945 collection from Piangil. Found in a similar habitat to A. trisecta.

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.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-10-01
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Brassicales
family Brassicaceae
genus Arabidella
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Arabidella nasturtium in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Arabidella nasturtium in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee present native
Murray Fans present native

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