2965.000 Rorippa Scop.

Description of the genus

Annual, biennial or perennial herbs, often ± aquatic. Leaves simple, entire to pinnate. Racemes bracteate or not. Petals white or yellow. Fruit a silicula or siliqua with seeds in 2 rows under each valve (in ours).

Worldwide: 80 species, ± cosmopolitan

Botswana: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
fluviatilis (E. Mey. ex Sond.) R.A. DyerSE
nasturtium-aquaticum (L.) HayekDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Rorippa:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Rorippa
Flora of Mozambique: Rorippa
Flora of Zambia: Rorippa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Rorippa
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Rorippa

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Rorippa.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=623, retrieved 1 June 2023

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