Botanical Survey of India | Flora of India

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Herbs, annual or perennial. Basal leaves in rosette, stalked; cauline many, sagittate-amplexicaul. Racemes many-flowered. Flowers small; pedicels erect, somewhat appressed in fruit. Fruits long, erect, slender, terete or somewhat quadrangular, compressed, usually with biseriate seeds.

Mostly in Europe, Asia and Africa; introduced in N. America and Australia; probably 3 species, 1 in India.




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