Full name: Brassicaceae species checklist and database NEW!
Short name: Brassicaceae
Version: 2, Oct 2009
Release date: 2009-12-10
Authors/editors: S.I. Warwick, A. Francis & I.A. Al-Shehbaz
Taxonomic coverage: Plantae - Magnoliophyta - Magnoliopsida - Capparales - Brassicaceae
English name of the group: Crucifers, mustard or cabbage family
Number of species: 3,778
Number of infraspecific taxa: 760
Number of synonyms: 9,091
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 13,629
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