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Barbaraea elata Hook. f. & Thomson in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 5: 140. 1861; Hook. f. & T. Anderson in Fl. Brit. India 1: 135. 1872.


Herbs, 30 - 100 cm high; stems usually simple, striated. Basal leaves with 1 - 3 pairs of lateral lobes; terminal lobes oblong-obtuse, sinuate. Cauline leaves obovate, auricled at base, entire or sinuate-lobed or closely toothed, 4 - 7 x 1 - 3 cm. Racemes up to 20-flowered. Flowers bright yellow; pedicels thick, erect, 10 - 15 mm long. Fruits 8 - 20 mm long, ca 3 mm thick, turgid, faintly 1-nerved; style persistent, 2 - 3 mm long.

Fl. & Fr. Aug. - Sept.

Distrib. India: Sandy soil, 3000 - 3800 m. Sikkim.

Bhutan.

Notes. Some authors treat this species under the genus Rorippa Scop.




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