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Electronic Flora of South Australia genus Fact Sheet

Family: Cruciferae
Geococcus

Citation: J.L. Drumm. ex Harvey, Hooker's J. Bot. Kew. Gard. Misc. 7:52 (1855).

Derivation: Greek geo, earth; coccos, seed; alluding to the fruits which are buried in the ground.

Synonymy: Not Applicable

Common name: None

Description:
Annual herbs.

Sepals erect to spreading, scarcely dimorphic; petals not clawed; stamens 6; median nectariferous glands obsolete.

Fruit either a silicula or a siliqua, dehiscent, flattened parallel to septum; valves with the prominent mid-vein a reticulum of secondary veins; seeds in 2 rows, mucous; radicle incumbent. (Shaw (1965) Trans. Roy. Soc. S. Aust. 89:231-236).

Distribution:  Monotypic; endemic to Australia.

Biology: No text

Author: Not yet available


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