Genus: Capsella

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Last Modified 04/15/2013

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Capsella Medikus, Pfl.-Gatt., 85. 1792.

List of Capsella Species

References to Capsella

  • Aksoy, A. 1999. Towards a simplified taxonomy of Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik. (Brassicaceae). Watsonia 22: 243-250.
  • Aksoy, A. 1999. Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medic. as a biomonitor of heavy metals. Science of the Total Environment 226: 177-186.
  • Baskin, C. C. 2004. Germination ecology of seeds of the annual weeds Capsella bursa-pastoris and Descurainia sophia originating from high northern latitudes. Weed Research 44: 60-68.
  • Baskin, J. M.; Baskin, C. C. 1986. Temperature requirements for after-ripening in seeds of nine winter annuals. Weed Research 26: 375-380.
  • 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.
  • Chancellor, R. J. 1986. Decline of arable weed seeds during 20 Years in soil under grass and the periodicity of seedling emergence after cultivation.
  • El-Naggar, S. M. 2001. Implications of seed proteins in Brassicaceae systematics. Biologia Plantarum 44: 547-553.
  • Hintz, M. 2006. Catching a 'hopeful monster': shepherd's purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris) as a model system to study the evolution of flower development. J. Exp. Bot. 57: 3531-3542.
  • Hurka, H. 2003. Evolutionary processes associated with biological invasions in the Brassicaceae. Biological Invasions 5: 281-292.
  • Hurka, H.; Neuffer, B. 1997. Evolutionary processes in the genus Capsella (Brassicaceae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 206: 295-316.
  • Inamdar, J. A.; Rao, N. V. 1983. Light microscopic and scanning electron microscopis studies on trichomes of some Brassicaceae. Feddes Repert. 94: 183-190.
  • Koch, M. 1999. Molecular systematics and evolution of Arabidopsis and Arabis. Plant Biology 1: 529-537. (Also Capsella)
  • Milberg, P.; Andersson, L. 1997. Seasonal variation in dormancy and light sensitivity in buried seeds of eight annual weed species. Canad. J. Bot. 75: 1998-2004.
  • Myers, J. A. 2004. Seed dispersal by white-tailed deer: implications for long-distance dispersal, invasion, and migration of plants in eastern North America. Oecologia 139: 35-44.
  • Neuffer, B.; Hurka, H. 1999. Colonization history and introduction dynamics of Capsella bursa-pastoris (Brassicaceae) in North America: Isozymes and quantitative traits. Molec. Ecol. 8: 1667-1681.
  • Shamrov, I. I. 2002. Ovule and seed study in Capsella bursa-pastoris (Brassicaceae) with a peculiar endothelium formation pattern. Acta Biologica Cracoviensia Series Botanica 44: 79-90.
  • Slotte, T. 2006. Intrageneric phylogeny of Capsella (Brassicaceae) and the origin of the tetraploid C. bursa-pastoris based on chloroplast and nuclear DNA sequences. Amer. J. Bot. 93: 1714-1724.
  • Teppner, H. 2003. The heterodiaspory of Capsella bursa-pastoris (Brassicaceae). Phyton 43: 381-391.
  • 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.