Family – Brassicaceae

Family – Brassicaceae (=Cruciferae) – 7 genera in Sri Lanka

 

37.01. BARBAREAR. Br.

B.vulgaris R. Br.

 

37.02. BRASSICA L.

B.juncea (L.) Czern.  E:Indian mustard S:aba T:kaduku

B.oleracea L.* var.botrylis L.* E:cauliflower var.capitata L.* E:cabbage var. gongylodes L* E:knol khol

B.rapa L.* subsp. rapa* E: turnip

 

37.03. CAPSELLA Medikus

C.bursa-pastoris (L.) Medikus  E:sheperd’s purse

 

37.04. CARDAMINE L.

C.africana L.

C.hirsuta L.  [Cardamine subumbellatum (Dalz.) Hook, ex Hook. f. & Anders.] T:kadagooppulloo, kadukuppillu

 

37.05. CORONOPUS Zinn

C.didymus (L.) Sm.

 

37.06. ERUCASTRUM Presl

E.abyssinicum (A. Rich.) 0. E. Schulz

 

37.07. RAPHANUS L.

R.sativusL* l E:raddish S:rabu

 

37.08. RORIPPA Scop.

R.indica (L.) Hochr.  [Nasturtium indicum DC]

R.micrantha (Roth) Jonsell

R.nasturtium-aquaticum (L.) Hayek  [Nasturtium officinale R. Br.] E:water-cress S:kasthuru, kakkutu-pala, wataressa

 

Reference – A CHECK LIST OF THE FLOWERING PLANTS; Lilani Kumudini Senaratna, B.Sc. (Colombo) M.Phil. (OUSL), Department of Botany, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.  Published by National Science Foundation 47/5, Maitland, Place Colombo 7 SRI LANKA

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