Conringia

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced

Annual herbs, glabrous. Leaves entire. Inflorescence a raceme. Sepals erect; petals with claw about as long as expanded portion; stamens 6; ovary sessile. Fruit elongate (more than 3 times as long as broad), dehiscent, angled, beaked; stigma capitate, entire to notched; valves with prominent midrib; seeds in 1 row per locule.

7 species m the Mediterranean and central Europe to central Asia; 1 species established 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 Conringia
Subordinate taxa