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Pakistan | Family List | Brassicaceae

Boreava Jaub. & Spach, Illust. Fl. Orient. 1 :2,t.2. 1842. Boiss., l.c. 372; Schulz in Engl.& Prantl, l.c. 471; Hedge in Davis, l.c. 347.

Boreava orientalis

Credit: Shaukat & Azmat

  • Martinsia Godr.

    Annual, glabrous, glaucous herbs, erect, branched usually above. Cauline leaves cordate, amplexicaul, entire. Racemes panicled, ebracteate. Flowers small, yellow; pedicels spreading, about as long as fruits. Sepals open, hardly saccate at base. Petals about twice as long as the sepals, oblong, spathulate. Stamens 6; filaments linear. Lateral nectar glands annular; middle joining the laterals, thickened in the middle. Ovary oblong ovate with linear apex, 1-2 ovuled; stigma depressed-capitate. Siliculae ovate-tetragonal, crustaceous, unilocular, indehiscent; valves thick, usually with narrow, crimped, thickened wings; apex short, conical, style-like; seed 1, ovate, brown; radicle incumbent.

    2 species in W. Asia and Turkey; only 1 recorded for Pakistan.

    Lower Taxon


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