Genus: Arabidopsis Heynh.

Family: Brassicaceae
Genus number: 886
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 10 (10 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. III)

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Al-Shehbaz, I. A. 2012. A generic and tribal synopsis of the Brassicaceae (Cruciferae). Taxon 61:938.
  2. Koch, M. A. et al. 2000. Comparative evolutionary analysis of chalcone synthase and alcohol dehydrogenase loci in Arabidopsis, Arabis, and related genera (Brassicaceae). Molec. Biol. Evol. 17:1483-1498.
  3. Koch, M. et al. 1999. Molecular systematics and evolution of Arabidopsis and Arabis. Pl. Biol. 1:529-537.
  4. O'Kane, S. L. & I. A. Al-Shebaz. 1997. A synopsis of Arabidopsis (Brassicaceae). Novon 7:323-327.
  5. O'Kane, S. L. & I. A. Al-Shehbaz. 2003. Phylogenetic position and generic limits of Arabidopsis (Brassicaceae) based on sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 90:603-612.

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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):


  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Arabidopsis
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 11 July 2020.