Names and descriptions of two hybrid scurvygrasses (Cochlearia; Brassicaceae)


  • Timothy C.G. Rich



Cochlearia atlantica; Cochlearia danica; Cochlearia officinalis; holotype


Binomials are provided for two Cochlearia (Brassicaceae) hybrids: C. danica × C. officinalis = C. × stacei T.C.G.Rich and C. atlantica × C. danica = C. × occidentalis T.C.G.Rich. Full descriptions are given together with pointers to differentiate between the two hybrids.


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