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Definition of the noun brassicaceae
What does brassicaceae mean as a name of something?
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- a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific name: Cruciferae
- synonyms of Brassicaceae: family Brassicaceae / family Cruciferae / mustard family
- more generic term: dilleniid dicot family = family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
- member of: order Papaverales / order Rhoeadales / Papaverales / Rhoeadales = an order of dicotyledonous plants
- cruciferous plant / crucifer = any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
- cress plant / cress = any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste
- watercress = any of several water-loving cresses
- genus Aethionema / Aethionema = Old World genus of the family Cruciferae
- genus Alliaria / Alliaria = a genus of herbs of the family Cruciferae
- genus Alyssum / Alyssum = a genus of the family Cruciferae
- genus Arabidopsis / Arabidopsis = a genus of the mustard family having white or yellow or purplish flowers
- genus Arabis / Arabis = annual to perennial woody herbs of temperate North America, Europe and Asia: rockcress
- genus Armoracia / Armoracia = horseradish
- genus Barbarea / Barbarea = biennial or perennial herbs of north temperate regions: winter cress
- genus Berteroa / Berteroa = hoary alyssum
- genus Biscutella / Biscutella = genus of Eurasian herbs and small shrubs: buckler mustard
- genus Brassica / Brassica = mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips
- genus Cakile / Cakile = small genus of succulent annual herbs found on sandy shores of North America and Europe
- genus Camelina / false flax / Camelina = annual and biennial herbs of Mediterranean to central Asia
- genus Capsella / Capsella = shepherd's purse
- genus Cardamine / Cardamine = bittercress, bitter cress
- genus Dentaria / Dentaria = usually included in genus Cardamine
- genus Cheiranthus / Cheiranthus = Old World perennial plants grown for their showy flowers
- genus Cochlearia / Cochlearia = a genus of the family Cruciferae
- genus Crambe / Crambe = annual or perennial herbs with large leaves that resemble the leaves of cabbages
- genus Descurainia / Descurainia = includes annual or biennial herbs of America and Europe very similar to and often included among those of genera Sisymbrium or Hugueninia
- genus Diplotaxis / Diplotaxis = wall rocket
- genus Draba = large genus of low tufted herbs of temperate and Arctic regions
- genus Eruca / Eruca = annual to perennial herbs of the Mediterranean region
- genus Erysimum / Erysimum = large genus of annual or perennial herbs some grown for their flowers and some for their attractive evergreen leaves
- genus Heliophila = genus of South African flowering herbs and subshrubs
- genus Hesperis / Hesperis = biennial or perennial erect herbs having nocturnally fragrant flowers
- genus Iberis / Iberis = Old World herbs and subshrubs: candytuft
- genus Isatis / Isatis = Old World genus of annual to perennial herbs: woad
- genus Lepidium / Lepidium = cosmopolitan genus of annual and biennial and perennial herbs: cress
- genus Lesquerella / Lesquerella = genus of low-growing hairy herbs: bladderpods
- genus Lobularia / Lobularia = sweet alyssum
- genus Lunaria / Lunaria = small genus of European herbs: honesty
- genus Malcolmia / Malcolmia = genus of plants usually found in coastal habitats
- genus Matthiola / Matthiola = genus of Old World plants grown as ornamentals
- genus Nasturtium / Nasturtium = aquatic herbs
- genus Physaria / Physaria = small genus of western North American herbs similar to Lesquerella: bladderpods
- genus Pritzelago / Pritzelago = chamois cress
- genus Raphanus / Raphanus = radish
- genus Rorippa / Rorippa = annual and perennial herbs of damp habitats
- genus Schizopetalon = small genus of South American herbs grown for its flowers
- genus Sinapis / Sinapis = small genus of Old World herbs usually included in genus Brassica
- genus Sisymbrium = genus of Old World annual or biennial or perennial herbs with racemose flowers
- genus Stanleya / Stanleya = prince's plume
- genus Stephanomeria / Stephanomeria = malheur wire lettuce
- genus Subularia / Subularia = small genus of herbs of north temperate regions and mountains of tropical Africa
- genus Thlaspi / Thlaspi = herbs of temperate regions: pennycress
- genus Thysanocarpus / Thysanocarpus = small genus of herbs of upland regions of the Pacific coast of North America
- genus Turritis / Turritis = closely related to and often included in genus Arabis
- genus Vesicaria / Vesicaria = small genus of chiefly Mediterranean herbs: bladderpods
- wasabi = a Japanese plant of the family Cruciferae with a thick green root
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Brassicaceae
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by Victor Squires, A.T. Ayoub
The Brassicaceae is the family to which the crop plants Beta, Brassica, and Raphanus belong, none of which is extremely salt tolerant, although they are more salt tolerant than many other crop plants. However, this family also contains the ...
Bioactive Foods and Extracts (2010)
Cancer Treatment and Prevention by Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy
The family Brassicaceae is a large group, having about 3000 species in 350 genera, including several types of edible plants, which are sometimes referred to as “the cabbage family.” The petals of plants of this family have a distinctive ...
“Brassicaceae is an important family at both the agronomic and scientific level. The family not only includes several model species, but it is also becoming an evolutionary model at the family level,” scientists in Osnabruck, Germany report.
Plant Systematics (2016)
by CTI Reviews
Brassicaceae is a mediumsized and economically important family of flowering plants, informally known as the mustards, mustard flowers, the crucifers or the cabbage family. The name Brassicaceae is derived from the included genus ...
by DK Publishing
The botanical family Brassicaceae is the largest in the vegetable garden, including not only those members of the genus Brassica covered in these pages, sometimes called the Western brassicas—Brussels sprouts, cabbage, calabrese ...
Brassicaceae is a large family, with ...
by Michael Allaby
(family *Brassicaceae) A genus of *annual to *perennial *herbs which have tap roots and erect, branched stems. The flowers are usually yellow and are always fourpetalled, the elongated fruit having a lower part (containing several seeds) that ...
Most efforts to characterize the molecular mechanism of SSI have focused on the Brassicaceae, for which the male and female determinants are now well characterized. The female determinant of SI is an S-receptor kinase (SRK). This protein ...
A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils: Easyread Super Large 20pt Edition by Carol Schiller
Brassicaceae. Broccoli Seed—Brassica oleracea Camelina—Camelina sativa Canola (Rapeseed)—Brassica napus Mustard (Black)—Brassica nigra Pastel— Isatis tinctoria Sisymbrium (Hedge Mustard)—Erysimum officinale, Sisymbrium ...
6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby
Brassica (family Brassicaceae) A genus of annual and perennial herbs with taproots and erect, branched stems (some used as walking sticks!). The flowers are 4-merous with yellow petals borne in a compact raceme or corymb. The fruit is a ...
by Rolf H. J. Schlegel
pg agr bot wallflower: European perennial cottage garden plant with fragrant spikes of red, orange, yellow, brown, or purple flowers in spring; Cheiranthus cheiri (Brassicaceae), 2n = 2x = 14 hort >>> Brassica walnut: The walnut is a tall, ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi
Brassicaceae (Cruciferae) Resembling the ...
by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich
Cruciferae (Brassicaceae), e. g., cabbage, rape, radish, protect themselves against microbial attack by production of unusual, sulfur-containing indole derivatives. Thus, on inoculation of Brassica oleracea var. capitata (white cabbage) with ...
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- Alyssum gmelinii (Brassicaceae)
Moscow area, Serpukhovo region, close to Nikiforovo village
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- Heliophila juncea (Brassicaceae)
Oorlogskloof river canyon in the vicinity of Papkuilsfontein, Nieuwoudtville, Northern Cape, South Africa.
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