Erophila

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced

Annual herbs, hairy; hairs simple and/or branched. Leaves simple, margins entire or toothed. Inflorescence an elongating raceme. Sepals erect to spreading, not saccate; petals deeply bifid; stamens 6. Fruit 1–6 times as long as broad, dehiscent, with partition across broadest diam.; style short, stigma capitate; valves with faint venation; seeds numerous, in 2 rows, minute.

10 species from Europe, Western Asia and North America, 1 naturalised in 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 Erophila
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