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Taxon: Crambe filiformis Jacq.

Genus: Crambe
Section: Leptocrambe
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 12005
Place of publication: Icon. pl. rar. 3:8, t. 504. 1794 ("1786-1793"); Collectanea 5:120. 1797 ("1796")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Jul-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 26 (24 active, 17 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Distributional Range:


    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.w.), Morocco



    Southern America
    • South America (s.)


  1. Francisco-Ortega, J. et al. 1999. Internal transcribed spacer sequence phylogeny of Crambe L. (Brassicaceae): molecular data reveal two Old World disjunctions. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 11:361-380. Note: appears as sister to C. hispanica/C. abyssinica in ITS tree
  2. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  3. Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agrarias, Madrid. 1976. A germ plasm collection of crucifers. 14-15.
  4. Leppik, E. E. & G. A. White. 1975. Preliminary assessment of Crambe germplasm resources. Euphytica 24:682. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding
  5. Maire, R. C. J. E. et al. 1965. Flore de l'Afrique du Nord. 12:361.
  6. Prina, A. 2000. A taxonomic revision of Crambe, sect. Leptocrambe (Brassicaceae). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 133:520.
  7. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  8. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  9. Warwick, S. I. & L. D. Black. 1997. Phylogenetic implications of chloroplast DNA restriction site variation in subtribes Raphaninae and Cakilinae (Brassicaceae, tribe Brassiceae). Canad. J. Bot. 75:960-973. Note: appears as sister to C. hispanica/C. abyssinica in cpDNA tree
  10. Warwick, S. I. et al. 2006. Brassicaceae: Species checklist and database on CD-Rom. Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:249-258.

Check other web resources for Crambe filiformis Jacq. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12005. Accessed 4 June 2020.