Lobularia

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced

Annual or perennial herbs, usually hairy; hairs simple or attached by middle. Leaves simple, margins entire. Inflorescence an elongating raceme. Sepals spreading, not saccate; petals short, clawed; stamens 6. Fruit less than 3 times as long as broad, dehiscent, with septum across broadest diam.; style short, stigma capitate; valves slightly inflated, with midvein and weaker lateral veins; seeds 1–5 (1 in Australia) per locule, usually winged.

5 species of the Mediterranean and Atlantic regions, 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 Lobularia
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