HyperDic: mustard_family

English > 1 sense of the expression mustard family:
NOUNplantmustard family, Cruciferae, family Cruciferae, Brassicaceae, family Brassicaceaea large family of plants with four-petaled flowers
English > mustard family: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives.
SynonymsCruciferae, family Cruciferae, Brassicaceae, family Brassicaceae
Member ofRhoeadales, order Rhoeadales, Papaverales, order PapaveralesAn order of dicotyledonous plants
MembersAethionema, genus AethionemaOld World genus of the family Cruciferae
Alliaria, genus AlliariaA genus of herbs of the family Cruciferae
Alyssum, genus AlyssumA genus of the family Cruciferae
Arabidopsis, genus ArabidopsisA genus of the mustard family having white or yellow or purplish flowers
Arabis, genus Arabisannual to perennial woody herbs of temperate North America, Europe and Asia
Armoracia, genus Armoraciahorseradish
Barbarea, genus Barbareabiennial or perennial herbs of north temperate regions
Berteroa, genus Berteroahoary alyssum
Biscutella, genus Biscutellagenus of Eurasian herbs and small shrubs
Brassica, genus Brassicamustards
Cakile, genus Cakilesmall genus of succulent annual herbs found on sandy shores of North America and Europe
Camelina, genus Camelina, false flaxannual and biennial herbs of Mediterranean to central Asia
Capsella, genus Capsellashepherd's purse
Cardamine, genus Cardaminebittercress, bitter cress
Cheiranthus, genus CheiranthusOld World perennial plants grown for their showy flowers
Cochlearia, genus CochleariaA genus of the family Cruciferae
Crambe, genus Crambeannual or perennial herbs with large leaves that resemble the leaves of cabbages
Dentaria, genus Dentariausually included in genus Cardamine
Descurainia, genus DescurainiaIncludes annual or biennial herbs of America and Europe very similar to and often included among those of genera ... / genera Sisymbrium or Hugueninia
Diplotaxis, genus Diplotaxiswall rocket
Eruca, genus Erucaannual to perennial herbs of the Mediterranean region
Erysimum, genus Erysimumlarge genus of annual or perennial herbs some grown for their flowers and some for their attractive evergreen leaves
Hesperis, genus Hesperisbiennial or perennial erect herbs having nocturnally fragrant flowers
Iberis, genus Iberis(Old World herbs and subshrubs) candytuft
Isatis, genus Isatis(Old World genus of annual to perennial herbs) woad
Lepidium, genus Lepidiumcosmopolitan genus of annual and biennial and perennial herbs
Lesquerella, genus Lesquerellagenus of low-growing hairy herbs
Lobularia, genus Lobulariasweet alyssum
Lunaria, genus Lunariasmall genus of European herbs
Malcolmia, genus Malcolmiagenus of plants usually found in coastal / coastal habitats
Matthiola, genus Matthiolagenus of Old World plants grown as ornamentals
Nasturtium, genus Nasturtiumaquatic herbs
Physaria, genus Physariasmall genus of western North American herbs similar to Lesquerella
Pritzelago, genus Pritzelagochamois cress
Raphanus, genus Raphanusradish
Rorippa, genus Rorippaannual and perennial herbs of damp habitats
Sinapis, genus Sinapissmall genus of Old World herbs usually included in genus Brassica
Stanleya, genus Stanleyaprince's plume
Stephanomeria, genus Stephanomeriamalheur wire lettuce
Subularia, genus Subulariasmall genus of herbs of north temperate regions and mountains of tropical Africa
Thlaspi, genus Thlaspiherbs of temperate regions
Thysanocarpus, genus Thysanocarpussmall genus of herbs of upland regions / regions of the Pacific coast of North America
Turritis, genus TurritisClosely related to and often included in genus Arabis
Vesicaria, genus Vesicariasmall genus of chiefly Mediterranean herbs
cress, cress plantAny of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste
crucifer, cruciferous plantAny of various plants of the family Cruciferae
genus Drabalarge genus of low tufted herbs of temperate and Arctic regions
genus Heliophilagenus of South African flowering herbs and subshrubs
genus Schizopetalonsmall genus of South American herbs grown for its flowers
genus Sisymbriumgenus of Old World annual or biennial or perennial herbs with racemose flowers
wasabiA Japanese plant of the family Cruciferae with a thick green root
watercressAny of several water-loving cresses
Broaderdilleniid dicot familyfamily of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
SpanishCruciferae, crucíferas
CatalanBrassicaceae, brassicàcia, Cruciferae, crucíferes

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