Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Brassicales — the mustard or cabbage family. The alternative name is Cruciferae.

Etymologies

Brassica +‎ -aceae (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Horseradish (Armoracia lapathifolia) is a member of the Brassicaceae (Mustard) Family.

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  • Vegetation is dominated by ephemeral (annual) and ephemeroid (perennial) grasses and forbs, with dominant species belonging to Poaceae, Brassicaceae, Asteraceae, Caryophyllaceae, Boraginacaeae.

    Badkhiz-Karabil semi-desert

  • A typically Central Asian composition of the Gissaro-Alai flora is expressed in predominance of Fabaceae (especially Astragalus spp.), Asteraceae (especially Cousinia spp.), Brassicaceae, Poaceae, Lamiaceae, various wild onions (Allium spp.), while the diversity of ferns, horsetails, sedges and willows is very limited.

    Gissaro-Alai open woodlands

  • Threats include introduced weeds (especially grasses, Iridaceae, Asteraceae, Fabaceae, and Brassicaceae), grazing by introduced and domestic animals, and dieback (or root rot) caused by Phytophthora spp.

    Southwest Australia woodlands

  • Soils made restive by solufluction support a restricted assemblage of plants (Saxifragaceae, Brassicaceae, and Corydalis) that are adapted to sliding on scree while stable sites support slow-growing turf-sedges, rosette plants like Saussurea involucrata, and a number of cushion growth forms.

    Tian Shan montane steppe and meadows

  • August 9, 2008 at 12:28 pm sure! yoo said dat yoo has diabeetus in a message adn I sayed dat ther was a news report a few daiz or may b one oar two weeks about research results showing that a substance contained in broccoli and the other vegitables of the same family en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brassicaceae has beneficial effect on diabetics.

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  • I also gave up on Brassicaceae due to cabbage whites.

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  • Other endemic species are Alpaminia and Weberbauera (Brassicaceae) and Mniodes (Asteraceae).

    Central Andean wet puna

  • And reached for a more becoming candidate in the Brassicaceae oleracea family, like Brussels sprouts.

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  • Broccoli is a plant of the Cabbage family, Brassicaceae

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