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Wild radish

Scientific Name
Raphanus raphanistrum
Scientific Author
Linnaeus, C (1753)
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Capparales: Brassicaceae )
Reliability
High
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Pictured: Fruit chamber (silicle) and seed(s)

Description:

Silicle appendages: Ridges and grooves, Roughened

Silicle Colour: Straw coloured, Yellow

Silicle Length: 5 - 7mm, Greater than 10mm

Silicle shape: Constricted between articles

Seed Colour: Reddish brown

Seed Length: 1 - 2mm

Seed Sculpture: Reticulate

Seed Shape: Narrowly oblong

Siliqua 1–5 cm long, 3–5 mm wide, markedly constricted between seeds and breaking into 1-seeded portions; valves somewhat horny; beak 1–2 mm long; pedicel 10–30 mm long

Source: Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust

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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
08/08/2012 03:21 AEST
Last Updated
17/01/2013 16:20 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum) Updated on 1/17/2013 4:20:57 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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