Descurainia bourgaeana

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Descurainia bourgaeana
Descurainia bourgaeana LC0218.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Brassicales
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Descurainia
Species: D. bourgaeana
Binomial name
Descurainia bourgaeana
(Gray) O.E.Schulz

Descurainia bourgaeana (hierba pajonera or flixweed) is a species of flowering plant in the mustard family endemic to Las Cañadas del Teide on Tenerife[1]:140 and La Palma[2] in the Canary Islands.

Descurainia bourgaeana grows as shrubby clumps about 1 metre in height with yellow flowers.

Desurainia bourgaeana in close up


  1. ^ Bramwell, D.; Bramwell, Z. (2001). Wild flowers of the Canary Islands. Madrid, Spain: Editorial Rueda. ISBN 84-7207-129-4. 
  2. ^ "Flora Vascular de Canarias: Descurainia bourgeauana (E. Fourn.) O. E. Schulz". Retrieved 18 June 2016.