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Erysimum repandum L.
Family Brassicaceae
Erysimum repandum L. APNI*

Description: Annual herb to 60 cm tall; hairs medifixed, rarely 3-branched.

Leaves entire to pinnately lobed, linear lanceolate to lanceolate.

Sepals 3–6 mm long; petals 6–10 mm long, yellow, pubescent abaxially. Style 2–5 mm long; stigma emarginate.

Fruits erect to almost horizontal, linear, terete to quadrangualr, somewhat moniliform, valves often tuberculate, 4–10 cm long, c. 1–1.5 mm wide, pedicels spreading, 2–7 mm long. Seeds oblong, 1–1.7 mm long.


Flowering: Flowers Winter–Spring.

Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: *NWS
AVH map***

Native to the Mediterranean. A few scattered records for New South Wales , Victoria and South Australia. Erysimum repandum is distinguished from all other Brassicaceae by its oppressed, usually medifixed hairs and its long, narrow fruits.

Text by B.M. Wiecek
Taxon concept: Flora of Australia Vol 8, 1982:329 and Flora of Victoria, Vol 3:449.


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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