Aethionema


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Noun1.Aethionema - Old World genus of the family CruciferaeAethionema - Old World genus of the family Cruciferae
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, family Brassicaceae, family Cruciferae, mustard family - a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives
stone cress, stonecress - any Old World herb of the genus Aethionema; native of sunny limestone habitats
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One of the prettiest sub-shrubs - something between a shrub and an herbaceous perennial - is Aethionema cordifolium Warley Rose with deep rose flowers.