genus Alyssum

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Related to genus Alyssum: Lobularia maritima
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Noun1.genus Alyssum - a 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
alyssum, madwort - any garden plant of the genus Alyssum having clusters of small yellow or white flowers
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There are even some genera and species whose optimum appears to be strongly related to the presence of mafic and ultramafic rocks, spreading over the whole Mediterranean region, as it is the case of some perennial species of the genus Alyssum, or even the relict Notholaena marantae.