CRUCIFERAE - Cress Family

A large family of herbs characterized by flowers of 4 petals forming a "cross".

Includes many valuable leaf and seed crops.

Represented in Cyprus by 74 species from 43 genera (see table below).


Table of Genera
Alliaria
Alyssum
Arabidopsis
Arabis
Biscutella
Brassica
Cakile
Calepina
Camelina
Capsella
Cardamine
Cardaria
Carrichtera
Clypeola
Conringia
Coronopus
Crambe
Didesmus
Diplotaxis
Enarthrocarpus
Erophila
Eruca
Erucaria
Erysimum
Fibigia
Hirschfeldia
Hymenolobus
Iberis
Lepidium
Lobularia
Malcolmia
Matthiola
Nasturtium
Neslia
Ochthodium
Raphanus
Rapistrum
Sinapsis
Sisymbrium
Teesdalia
Thlaspi
Torularia
Turritis

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