Cardaminopsis arenosa, Arabis arenosa, SE: Sandtrav, DE: Sand-Schaumkresse ,
NL: Zandscheefkelk, UK: Sand Rock-cress
|| ||Cardaminopsis arenosa (L.) Hayek |
|| ||Arabis arenosa (L.) Scop.|
|| ||Sand-Schaumkresse |
|| ||Sand Rock-cress |
|| ||Brassicaceae - Cruciferae, Cabbage family, Korsblommiga växter |
|| ||Annual or biennial herb|
|| ||Height 15-30, may-branched, lower part hairy|
|| ||Basal rosette, wide lanceolate, deeply lobed|
|| ||Raceme; 4 white or pinkish-purple petals, 4 sepals; 2 short and 4 long stamens|
|| ||1-4.5cm, siliqua, many-seeded|
|| ||On dry, sandy soils, in roadside verges, gravel soils, embankments and weeds in the flower beds|
|| ||Central and northern Sweden|
Derivation of the botanical name:
Cardaminopsis, resembling Cardamine, Greek kardamon used by Dioscorides for some cress, since many species resemble watercress in appearance and flavor; maybe used in treating heart ailments.
arenosa, Latin arena sand, and means 'grows in sandy places'.
- The standard author abbreviation L. is used to indicate Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, the father of modern taxonomy.
- The standard author abbreviation Hayek is used to indicate August von Hayek (1871 – 1928), an Austrian physician and botanist. He was the son of naturalist Gustav von Hayek and the father of economist Friedrich Hayek (1899–1992).
- The standard author abbreviation Scop. is used to indicate Giovanni Antonio Scopoli (1723 – 1788), a Tyrolean physician and naturalist.