Olimarabidopsis pumila (Celak.) Al-Shehbaz, O’Kane & R.A.Price, Novon 9: 303 1999. (Syn: Arabidopsis griffithiana (Boiss.) N.Busch; Arabidopsis pumila (Celak.) N.Busch ….; Arabidopsis stewartiana Jafri; Arabis griffithiana (Boiss.) Jafri; Drabopsis oronticum Stapf; Hesperis griffithiana (Boiss.) Kuntze; Hesperis pumila (Stephan) Kuntze; Microsisymbrium griffithianum (Boiss.) O.E. Schulz; Sisymbrium foliosum Hook. f. & Thomson; Sisymbrium griffithianum Boiss.; Sisymbrium hirtulum Regel & Schmalh.; Sisymbrium kokanicum Regel & Schmalh.; Sisymbrium pumilum Stephan [Illegitimate]; Stenophragma griffithiana (Boiss.) B. Fedtsch.; Stenophragma griffithianum (Boiss.) B. Fedtsch.; Stenophragma pumilum Celak.; Stenophragma pumilum (Stephan) B. Fedtsch.; Thellungiella pumila (Celak.) V.I.Dorof.);
  
 


Olimarabidopsis pumila (Celak.) Al-Shehbaz, O’Kane & R.A.Price from Kashmir: Olimarabidopsis pumila (Celak.) Al-Shehbaz, O’Kane & R.A.Price, Novon 9: 303 1999.
Syn: Arabidopsis pumila (Celak.) N.Busch; Sisymbrium pumilum Stephan; Stenophragma pumilum Celak.
Distinctive species with small yellow flowers. Annual herb usually branched from base with suberect branches with small rigid hairs; basal leaves obovate-oblong, coarsely toothed, up to 5 cm long, short-petioled orsubsessile; upper few sessile, sagittate-amplexicaul; flowers yellow, barely 2.5 mm across, in up to 40 flowered racemes, elongating up to about 22 cm in fruit; pedicels 6-9 mm long, ascending; fruit linear, up to 2.5 cm long, hardly 1.5 mm or less broad, slightly upcurved, scabrous; seeds usually more than 30, 1 mm.
Photographed from Balgarden, Srinagar, Kashmir in May, 2012.


 
 

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Brassicaceae Week: Olimarabidopsis pumila (Celak.) Al-Shehbaz, O’Kane & R.A.Price from Kashmir: Olimarabidopsis pumila (Celak.) Al-Shehbaz, O’Kane & R.A.Price, Novon 9: 303 1999.
Syn: Arabidopsis pumila (Celak.) N.Busch; Sisymbrium pumilum Stephan; Stenophragma pumilum Celak.
Distinctive species with small yellow flowers. Annual herb usually branched from base with suberect branches with small rigid hairs; basal leaves obovate-oblong, coarsely toothed, up to 5 cm long, short-petioled orsubsessile; upper few sessile, sagittate-amplexicaul; flowers yellow, barely 2.5 mm across, in up to 40 flowered racemes, elongating up to about 22 cm in fruit; pedicels 6-9 mm long, ascending; fruit linear, up to 2.5 cm long, hardly 1.5 mm or less broad, slightly upcurved, scabrous; seeds usually more than 30, 1 mm.
Photographed from Balgarden, Srinagar, Kashmir in May, 2012.


why do I know the name arabidopsis so well…. I walked around trying to remember…
and gave up, googling reminded me right away most studied plant for genome ..


Yes … Arabidopsis thaliana, the Drossophila of Plant kingdom, a model organism.


 

  
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