Hemicrambe townsendii

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Hemicrambe townsendii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Brassicales
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Hemicrambe
Species: H. townsendii
Binomial name
Hemicrambe townsendii
Gómez Pompa

Hemicrambe townsendii is a rare cliff-dwelling shrub in the Brassicaceae family. Less than one metre tall, it can easily be identified by its white flowers and small hanging fruit. It has a very limited range, only in Yemen. It is not known whether the overall population is growing or shrinking.