Genus: Lepidium

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Lepidium Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 643. 1753.

List of Lepidium Species

References to Lepidium

  • Al-Shehbaz, I. A. 2002. Cardaria, Coronopus, and Stroganowia are united with Lepidium (Brassicaceae). Novon 12: 5-11.
  • Bowman, J. L. 1999. Evolutionary changes in floral structure within Lepidium L. (Brassicaceae). Int. J. Plant Sci. 160: 917-929.
  • Brown, R. C.; Lemmon, B. E.; Nguyen, H. 2004. Comparative anatomy of the chalazal endosperm cyst in seeds of the Brassicaceae. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 144: 375-394.
  • El-Naggar, S. M. 2001. Implications of seed proteins in Brassicaceae systematics. Biologia Plantarum 44: 547-553.
  • Francis, A.; Warwick, S. I. 2007. The biology of invasive alien plants in Canada. 8. Lepidium latifolium L. Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 87: 639-658.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. 1936. The genus Lepidium in the United States. Madrono 3: 265-300.
  • Inaba, R.; Nishio, T. 2002. Phylogenetic analysis of Brassiceae based on the nucleotide sequences of the S-locus related gene, SLR1. Theor. Appl. Genet. 105: 1159-1165.
  • Inamdar, J. A.; Rao, N. V. 1983. Light microscopic and scanning electron microscopis studies on trichomes of some Brassicaceae. Feddes Repert. 94: 183-190.
  • Lee, J. Y. 2002. Allopolyploidization and evolution of species with reduced floral structures in Lepidium L. (Brassicaceae). Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 99: 16835-16840.
  • Miller, G. K. 1986. Germination of seeds of perennial pepperweed Lepidium latifolium. Weed Science 34: 252-255.
  • Mummenhoff, K 1995. Should Cardaria draba (L.) Desv. be classified within the genus Lepidium L. (Brassicaceae)? Evidence from subunit polypeptide composition of RUBISCO. Feddes Repert. 106: 25-28.
  • Mummenhoff, K; Bruggemann, H.; Bowman, J. L. 2001. Chloroplast DNA phylogeny and biogeography of Lepidium (Brassicaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 88: 2051-2063.
  • Nilsen, E. T. 1999. Inhibition of seedling survival under Rhododendron maximum (Ericaceae): could allelopathy be a cause? Amer. J. Bot. 86: 1597-1605.
  • Orth, J. F. 2006. Natural history, distribution, and management of Lepidium latifolium (Brassicaceae) in New England. Rhodora 108: 103-118.
  • Roberts, H. A.; Boddrell, J. E. 1983. Seed survival and periodicity of seedling emergence in 8 species of Cruciferae. Ann. Appl. Biol. 103: 301-312.
  • Theide, D. A.; Augspurger, C. K. 1996. Intraspecific variation in seed dispersion of Lepidium campestre (Brassicaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 83: 856-866.
  • Yang, Y. W. 1999. Molecular phylogenetic studies of Brassica, Rorippa, Arabidopsis and allied genera based on the internal transcribed spacer region of 18S-25S rDNA. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 13: 455-462.