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Chemotaxonomy of the peppergrass Lepidium coronopus (L.) Al-Shehbaz (syn. Coronopus squamatus) based on its volatile glucosinolate autolysis products
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  • Niko Radulovic, University of Nis, Visegradska
  • Bojan Zlatkovic, University of Nis, Visegradska
  • Danielle Skropeta, University of Wollongong
  • Radosav Palic´, University of Nis, Visegradska
RIS ID
24417
Publication Date
1-1-2008
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Radulovic, N., Zlatkovic, B., Skropeta, D. & Palic´, R. (2008). Chemotaxonomy of the peppergrass Lepidium coronopus (L.) Al-Shehbaz (syn. Coronopus squamatus) based on its volatile glucosinolate autolysis products. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 36 807-811.

Abstract

The genus Lepidium comprises approximately 175 different plant species commonly referred to as peppergrasses or pepperworts ( Al-Shehbaz, 1997 and Mummenhoff et al., 2001), which occur worldwide apart from the polar regions where they are considered rare in the Arctic and are absent from Antarctica. Lepidium is a comparatively large genus belonging to the mustard family Brassicaceae. Lepidium coronopus (L.) Al-Shehbaz, a representative of the genus, is a herbaceous annual to biennial plant that belongs to the tribe Lepidieae and has previously been described by the following synonymous species: Coronopus squamatus (Forsskal) Ascherson; C. squamatus subsp. conradi (Muschler) Maire; C. squamatus subsp. eu-verrucarius Maire; Coronopus procumbens Cesati & al.; Coronopus ruellii All.; Coronopus verrucarius Muschler & Thell; Lepidospartum squamatum Forsskål; Senebiera coronopus (L.) Poiret; and Cochlearia coronopus L.

Citation Information
Niko Radulovic, Bojan Zlatkovic, Danielle Skropeta and Radosav Palic´. "Chemotaxonomy of the peppergrass Lepidium coronopus (L.) Al-Shehbaz (syn. Coronopus squamatus) based on its volatile glucosinolate autolysis products" (2008) p. 807 - 811
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