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Taxon: Rorippa islandica (Oeder) Borbás

Genus: Rorippa
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Cardamineae
Nomen number: 105510
Place of publication: Balaton Fl. 2:392. 1900
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Rorippa islandica auct. (= R. palustris (L.) Besser)
Name Verified on: 03-Feb-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

  • marsh cress  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • northern yellow cress  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • yellow-watercress  (Source: Websters Dict) - English

Distributional Range:


    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Iceland, Ireland, Norway (n.w.), United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria (w.), Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part, [European part (s.)] Ukraine (c. & n.)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece (n.w.), Italy (n.), Montenegro, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s.), Spain (n.)


  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  3. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  4. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. (Atlas Eur)
  5. Jonsell, B. 1968. Studies in the north-west European species of Rorippa s. str. Symb. Bot. Upsal. 19:46-66.
  6. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  7. Stuckey, R. L. 1972. Taxonomy and distribution of the genus Rorippa in North America (Sida) 4:354-355.
  8. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)
  9. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)

Check other web resources for Rorippa islandica (Oeder) Borbás :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=105510. Accessed 18 June 2019.