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Alyssum  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 23029

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): alyssum [English]
 
    madwort [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderBrassicales   
                            FamilyBrassicaceae  – mustards, moutardes, crucifers  
                               GenusAlyssum L. – alyssum, madwort  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Alyssum alpestre L.  
                                  Species Alyssum alyssoides (L.) L. – pale alyssum, yellow alyssum, pale madwort 
                                  Species Alyssum argenteum All.  
                                  Species Alyssum bornmuelleri Hausskn. ex Degen  
                                  Species Alyssum borzaeanum Nyar.  
                                  Species Alyssum condensatum Boiss. & Hausskn.  
                                  Species Alyssum corsicum Duby – madwort 
                                  Species Alyssum desertorum Stapf – desert madwort, desert alyssum 
                                  Species Alyssum diffusum Ten.  
                                  Species Alyssum erosulum Gennari & Pestal. ex Clementi  
                                  Species Alyssum idaeum Boiss. & Heldr.  
                                  Species Alyssum lenense Adams  
                                  Species Alyssum markgrafii O.E. Schulz  
                                  Species Alyssum montanum L. – mountain madwort 
                                  Species Alyssum murale Waldst. & Kit. – yellowtuft 
                                  Species Alyssum obovatum (C.A. Mey.) Turcz. – American madwort 
                                  Species Alyssum serpyllifolium Desf.  
                                  Species Alyssum simplex Rudolphi – alyssum 
                                  Species Alyssum strigosum Banks & Sol. – alyssum 
                                  Species Alyssum szovitsianum Fisch. & C.A. Mey. – Szowits' madwort 
                                  Species Alyssum tortuosum Waldst. & Kit. ex Willd.  
       

 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: Alyssum    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  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: Alyssum   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Alyssum   
       
  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: Alyssum   
       
  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: Alyssum   
       
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