Database details : Brassicaceae species checklist and database

Full name: Brassicaceae species checklist and database
Short name: Brassicaceae
Version: 2, Oct 2009
Release date: 2009-12-10
Authors/editors: Warwick S.I., Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A.
Taxonomic coverage: Plantae - Tracheophyta - Magnoliopsida - Brassicales - Brassicaceae
English name of the group: Crucifers, mustard or cabbage family
Number of living species 3,778
Number of living infraspecific taxa 748
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 9,013
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 13,539
Abstract: A species checklist has been prepared for the Brassicaceae (Cruciferae) family, providing the first updated list in over 70 years. The current taxonomic database contains approximately 14,000 plant names, compiled from the taxonomic literature starting with Linnaeus’s Species plantarum in 1753 to the present. Taxon status and synonymy, taxon name, scientific authority, literature source and source verification, and the basionym are provided for each record.
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Eastern Cereal and Oilseed Research Centre, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, USA
Website: http://www.cbif.gc.ca/pls/spec/brassicaceae
Bibliographic citation: Warwick S.I., Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A. (2017). Brassicaceae species checklist and database (version 2, Oct 2009). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 23rd December 2016 (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, eds). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.