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Sisymbrium irio L.

Synonyms

Arabis charbonnelii, Descurainia irio, Erysimum irio, Norta irio, Sisymbrium irioides, Sisymbrium maximum, Sisymbrium multisiliquosum, Sisymbrium pinnatifidum

Common names

London rocket

Extract from Wikipedia article

London rocket, Sisymbrium irio, is a herbal plant in the family Brassicaceae. It is an annual herb exceeding three feet in height with open, slender stem branches. The flowers are small with four pale yellow petals. The basal leaves are broad and often lobed, while the upper leaves are linear in shape and up to four inches long. The fruit is a long narrow cylindrical silique which stays green when ripe. The younger pods overtop the flowers. When dried the fruit has small red oblong seeds.[+]

LinkLondon rocket (Sisymbrium irio) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya Farms. South-western Qatar, March 29, 2014
Location on mapsSalwa Road, Qatar
LinkLondon rocket (Sisymbrium irio) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, February 20, 2015
Location on mapsSalwa Road, Qatar

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