2966.000 Cardamine L.

Description of the genus

Annual to perennial herbs. Leaves pinnate (in ours), with basal leaves in a rosette. Inner sepals slightly saccate. Flowers white (in ours) in an ebracteate raceme. Stamens 4-6. Fruit a flattened siliqua, dehiscing explosively, the inconspicuously veined valves coiling spirally from the base. Seeds in 1 series.

Worldwide: 200 species in temperate zones with some on tropical mountains

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Cardamine africana

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africana L.MSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Cardamine:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: Cardamine

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cardamine
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cardamine
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cardamine
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cardamine
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Cardamine
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cardamine
JSTOR Plant Science: Cardamine
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cardamine
Plants of the World Online: Cardamine
Tropicos: Cardamine
Wikipedia: Cardamine

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Cardamine.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=624, retrieved 3 June 2023

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