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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Brassicales

Familia: Brassicaceae
Tribus: Aphragmeae
Genus: Aphragmus
Species: A. bouffordii – A. eschscholtzianus – A. hinkuensis – A. hobsonii – A. involucratus – A. ladakiana – A. nepalensis – A. obscurus – A. ohbana – A. oxycarpus – A. serpens

Aphragmus Andrz. ex DC. Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 1: 209–210. (1824)

Type species: Aphragmus eschscholtzianus Andrz. ex DC. Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 1: 210. (1824)


Oreas Cham. & Schltdl. Linnaea 1: 29, t. 1. (1826), non Bridel (1826)
Orobium Rchb. Consp. Regn. Veg. [H.G.L.Reichenbach] 185. (1828), nec Schrad. ex Nees (1842)
Lignariella Baehni Candollea xv. 57 (1955)
Staitoniella H.Hara J. Jap. Bot 49: 198. (1974)


Andrzejowski, A.L. 1824. Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 1: 209–210.
German, D.A. & Al-Shehbaz, I.A. 2008. Five additional tribes (Aphragmeae, Biscutelleae, Calepineae, Conringieae, and Erysimeae) in the Brassicaceae (Cruciferae). Harvard Papers in Botany 13(1): 165–170. DOI: 10.3100/1043-4534(2008)13[165:FATABC]2.0.CO;2 ResearchGate Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2016. Aphragmus. Published online. Accessed: Dec. 6 2016.
Warwick, S.I., Al-Shehbaz, I.A. & Sauder, C.A. 2006. Phylogenetic position of Arabis arenicola and generic limits of Aphragmus and Eutrema (Brassicaceae) based on sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA. Canadian Journal of Botany 84(2): 269-281. DOI: 10.1139/b05-161 Reference page.
Warwick, S.I., Francis, A. & Al-Shehbaz, I.A. 2006. Brassicaceae: species checklist and database on CD-Rom. Plant Systematics and Evolution 259(2–4): 249–258. DOI: 10.1007/s00606-006-0422-0 ResearchGate Reference page.

Aphragmus is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Brassicaceae.[1]

Its native range is Southwestern Siberia to Himalaya and Aleutian Islands.[1]


Aphragmus bouffordii Al-Shehbaz
Aphragmus eschscholtziana Andrz. ex DC.
Aphragmus himalaicus O.E.Schulz
Aphragmus hinkuensis (Kats.Arai, H.Ohba & Al-Shehbaz) Al-Shehbaz & Warwick
Aphragmus hobsonii (H.Pearson) Al-Shehbaz & Warwick
Aphragmus involucratus (Bunge) O.E.Schulz
Aphragmus ladakianus Al-Shehbaz
Aphragmus minutus (H.Hara) Al-Shehbaz, G.Q.Hao & J.Q.Liu
Aphragmus nepalensis (H.Hara) Al-Shehbaz
Aphragmus obscurus (Dunn) O.E.Schulz
Aphragmus ohbana (Al-Shehbaz & Kats.Arai) Al-Shehbaz & Warwick
Aphragmus oxycarpus (Hook.f. & Thomson) Jafri
Aphragmus pygmaeus Al-Shehbaz
Aphragmus serpens (W.W.Sm.) Al-Shehbaz & Warwick


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