Scientific Description:

Biennial or perennial herbs, glabrous or with simple hairs. Sepals slightly saccate. Petals yellow, drying white. Filaments without appendages. Ovary with up to 30 ovules. Fruit a 4-angled or flattened siliqua. Seeds in 1 row in each cell. Style short, stigma capitate.

Public Description:

Barbarea, commonly known as “yellow-rocket”, is native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, with the highest species diversity in southern Europe and southwest Asia. There are approximately 29 species in the world and 13 species (20 taxa) in Türkiye. They are small herbaceous biennial or perennial plants with dark green, deeply lobed leaves and yellow flowers with four petals.



Anonymous 1 (2018)., Accessed date: 04.02.2018.

Anonymous 2 (2018).,Accessed date: 04.02.2018.

Anonymous 3 (2018).,Accessed date: 04.02.2018.

Bağcı Y (2012). Barbarea W.T.Aiton, In: Güner, A., Aslan, S., Ekim, T., Vural, M. & Babaç, M.T. (eds.), Türkiye Bitkileri Listesi (Damarlı Bitkiler). Nezahat Gökyiğit Botanik Bahçesi ve Flora Araştırmaları Derneği Yayını. İstanbul, pp. 259–261.

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