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Brassicaceae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 22669

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Cruciferae
 
    Arabidaceae
 
    Drabaceae
 
    Erysimaceae
 
    Isatidaceae
 
    Raphanaceae
 
    Schizopetalaceae
 
    Sisymbriaceae
 
    Stanleyaceae
 
    Thlaspiaceae
 
  Common Name(s): mustards [English]
 
    moutardes [French]
 
    crucifers [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderBrassicales   
                            FamilyBrassicaceae  – mustards, moutardes, crucifers  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Aethionema W.T. Aiton  
                               Genus Alliaria Heist. ex Fabr.  
                               Genus Alyssoides Mill.  
                               Genus Alyssum L. – alyssum, madwort 
                               Genus Anelsonia J.F. Macbr. & Payson  
                               Genus Aphragmus Andrz. ex DC.  
                               Genus Arabidopsis Heynh. – rockcress 
                               Genus Arabis L. – rockcress 
                               Genus Armoracia G. Gaertn., B. Mey. & Scherb.  
                               Genus Athysanus Greene – sandweed 
                               Genus Aubrieta Adans. – lilacbush 
                               Genus Aurinia Desv.  
                               Genus Barbarea W.T. Aiton – yellow rocket, yellowrocket 
                               Genus Berteroa DC. – false madwort 
                               Genus Boechera Á. Löve & D. Löve  
                               Genus Brassica L. – mustard 
                               Genus Braya Sternb. & Hoppe – northern-rockcress 
                               Genus Bunias L. – wartycabbage 
                               Genus Cakile Mill. – searocket 
                               Genus Calepina Adans. – ballmustard 
                               Genus Camelina Crantz – falseflax, false flax 
                               Genus Capsella Medik.  
                               Genus Cardamine L. – bittercress 
                               Genus Carrichtera DC.  
                               Genus Caulanthus S. Watson – wild cabbage 
                               Genus Chlorocrambe Rydb.  
                               Genus Chorispora R. Br. ex DC.  
                               Genus Christolea Cambess.  
                               Genus Cochlearia L. – scurvygrass 
                               Genus Coelophragmus O.E. Schulz  
                               Genus Coincya Rouy – star-mustard 
                               Genus Conringia Heist. ex Fabr. – hare's ear mustard 
                               Genus Crambe L.  
                               Genus Cusickiella Rollins – false whitlowgrass 
                               Genus Descurainia Webb & Berthel. – tansy mustard, tansymustard 
                               Genus Dimorphocarpa Rollins – spectaclepod 
                               Genus Diplotaxis DC. – wallrocket 
                               Genus Dithyrea Harv. – spectacle pod, shieldpod 
                               Genus Draba L. – draves, whitlowgrass 
                               Genus Dryopetalon A. Gray  
                               Genus Eruca Mill. – rocketsalad 
                               Genus Erucastrum C. Presl – dogmustard 
                               Genus Erysimum L. – wallflower 
                               Genus Euclidium W.T. Aiton – mustard 
                               Genus Eutrema R. Br.  
                               Genus Halimolobos Tausch – halimolobos, fissurewort 
                               Genus Hesperidanthus (B.L. Rob.) Rydb.  
                               Genus Hesperis L. – rocket 
                               Genus Hirschfeldia Moench  
                               Genus Hornungia Rchb.  
                               Genus Iberis L. – candytuft 
                               Genus Idahoa A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.  
                               Genus Iodanthus (Torr. & A. Gray) Steud.  
                               Genus Ionopsidium Rchb.  
                               Genus Isatis L. – woad 
                               Genus Leavenworthia Torr. – gladecress 
                               Genus Lepidium L. – pepperweed 
                               Genus Lobularia Desv.  
                               Genus Lunaria L.  
                               Genus Lyrocarpa Hook. & Harv. – lyrepod 
                               Genus Malcolmia W.T. Aiton  
                               Genus Mancoa Wedd.  
                               Genus Matthiola W.T. Aiton – stock 
                               Genus Microthlaspi F.K. Mey. – pennycress 
                               Genus Moricandia DC.  
                               Genus Myagrum L.  
                               Genus Nasturtium R. Br.  
                               Genus Neotorularia Hedge & J. Léonard  
                               Genus Nerisyrenia Greene – fanmustard 
                               Genus Neslia Desv.  
                               Genus Nevada N.H. Holmgren  
                               Genus Noccaea Moench  
                               Genus Orychophragmus Bunge  
                               Genus Parrya R. Br.  
                               Genus Paysonia O'Kane & Al-Shehbaz  
                               Genus Pennellia Nieuwl. – mock thelypody 
                               Genus Phoenicaulis Nutt.  
                               Genus Physaria (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray – twinpod 
                               Genus Planodes Greene  
                               Genus Polyctenium Greene – combleaf 
                               Genus Raphanus L. – radish 
                               Genus Rapistrum Crantz – rape, bastardcabbage 
                               Genus Rorippa Scop. – yellowcress 
                               Genus Sandbergia Greene  
                               Genus Schivereckia Andrz. ex DC.  
                               Genus Selenia Nutt.  
                               Genus Sibara Greene – winged rockcress 
                               Genus Sibaropsis S. Boyd & T.S. Ross  
                               Genus Sinapis L. – mustard 
                               Genus Sisymbrium L. – hedge mustard, hedgemustard 
                               Genus Smelowskia C.A. Mey. – candytuft 
                               Genus Solms-laubachia Muschl.  
                               Genus Stanleya Nutt. – princes'-plume, princesplume 
                               Genus Streptanthella Rydb.  
                               Genus Streptanthus Nutt. – twistflower 
                               Genus Strigosella Boiss.  
                               Genus Subularia L. – awlwort 
                               Genus Synthlipsis A. Gray  
                               Genus Teesdalia W.T. Aiton – shepherdscress 
                               Genus Thelypodiopsis Rydb. – tumble-mustard, tumblemustard 
                               Genus Thelypodium Endl. – thelypody 
                               Genus Thlaspi L. – pennycress 
                               Genus Thysanocarpus Hook. – lacepod, fringepod 
                               Genus Transberingia Al-Shehbaz & O'Kane  
                               Genus Tropidocarpum Hook.  
                               Genus Turritis L. – tower mustard, towercress 
                               Genus Warea Nutt. – pinelandcress 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz  
  Notes: Senior Curator, Missouri Botanical Garden, P.O. Box 299, St. Louis, Missouri, 63166-0299, USA   
  Reference for: Brassicaceae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: moutardes[French]   
       
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/   
  Reference for: Brassicaceae   
       
  Source: Brassicaceae, Capparaceae and Cleomaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Brassicaceae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Brassicaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Brassicaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Brassicaceae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McNeill, J., F. Barrie, H. Burdet, V. Demoulin, D. Hawksworth, K. Marhold, D. Nicolson, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (Vienna Code)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Regnum Vegetabile, vol. 146   
  Page(s): xviii + 568   
  Publisher: Koeltz Scientific Books   
  Publication Place: Königstein, Germany   
  ISBN/ISSN: 3-906166-48-1, 0080-0694  
  Notes: Also available on the web at http://ibot.sav.sk/icbn/main.htm   
  Reference for: Brassicaceae   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Use of Cruciferae as an 'alternative' family name for Brassicaceae is authorized by the ICBN, Articles 18.5-18.6 (McNeill et al., 2006:18-19), although ITIS opts to use Brassicaceae instead  
 

 

   

 
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