Aurinia

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The gastropod genus Aurinia is nowadays usually considered a junior synonym of Scaphella.
Aurinia
Aurinia rupestris.JPG
Aurinia rupestris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Brassicales
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Aurinia
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Species

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Aurinia is a genus of flowering plants of the family Brassicaceae, native to mountainous areas of Central and Southern Europe, Russia and Turkey. They are closely related to Alyssum which they resemble. They can either be biennial or woody-based evergreen perennials. They produce panicles of yellow flowers in early summer.[1]

Species[edit]

The Aurinia species include:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ RHS A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. p. 1136. ISBN 1405332964. 
  2. ^ GRIN