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Brassicaceae MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Brassicaceae
Tree Number(s)
B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.157
Unique ID
D019607
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019607
Scope Note
A plant family of the order Capparales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida. They are mostly herbaceous plants with peppery-flavored leaves, due to gluconapin (GLUCOSINOLATES) and its hydrolysis product butenylisotrhiocyanate. The family includes many plants of economic importance that have been extensively altered and domesticated by humans. Flowers have 4 petals. Podlike fruits contain a number of seeds. Cress is a general term used for many in the Brassicacea family. Rockcress is usually ARABIS; Bittercress is usually CARDAMINE; Yellowcress is usually RORIPPA; Pennycress is usually THLASPI; Watercress refers to NASTURTIUM; or RORIPPA or TROPAEOLUM; Gardencress refers to LEPIDIUM; Indiancress refers to TROPAEOLUM.
Entry Term(s)
Cress
Cruciferae
Moricandia
Registry Number
txid3700
Related Numbers
txid180539
Public MeSH Note
2003; see CRUCIFERAE 1998-2002
History Note
2003(1998)
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Brassicaceae Preferred
Moricandia Narrower
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