Wild mignonette Reseda lutea, copyright Udo Schmidt.

Belongs within: Malvidae.
Contains: Limnanthaceae, Capparaceae, Brassicaceae.

The Brassicales are a clade of flowering plants characterised by the presence of glucosinolates, defensive compounds with a pungent shell and sharp taste. Representatives include the Tropaeolaceae, a Neotropical family of often twining herbs bearing rounded leaves with a central petiole.

<==Brassicales [Capparales, Resedales, Rhoeadales]
    |  i. s.: DressianthaT00
    |         EmblingiaT00 [EmblingiaceaeAPG16, Emblingioideae]
    |           `--E. calceolifloraK90
    |--+--+--Bretschneidera [Bretschneideraceae]PT01
    |  |  `--Akania [Akaniaceae, Akaniales]PT01
    |  |       `--A. americana Romero & Hickey 1976CBH93
    |  `--Tropaeolaceae [Tropaeolales]WM09
    |       |--MagallanaT00
    |       |--TrophaeastrumT00
    |       `--TropaeolumWM09 [incl. CardamindumD01]
    |            |--T. majusWM09
    |            |--T. peregrinumPT01
    |            |--T. speciosumH59
    |            |--T. tricolorNDA05
    |            `--T. tuberosumH93
       |  |    |--Carica papayaWM09 [=Papaya vulgarisC55]
       |  |    |--CylicomorphaYY22
       |  |    `--JacartiaYY22
       |  `--Moringa [Moringaceae]PT01
       |       |--M. concanensisSDK05
       |       |--M. oleiferaLK14
       |       |--M. ovalifoliaCV06
       |       `--M. pterygospermaC55
          `--+--SetchellanthusAPG16 [SetchellanthaceaePT01]
             `--+--+--KoeberliniaAPG16 [KoeberliniaceaePT01, Koeberlinioideae]
                |  |    `--K. spinosaRJ11
                |  |         |--K. s. ssp. spinosaH93
                |  |         `--K. s. ssp. tenuispinaH93
                |  `--+--Batis [Bataceae]WM09
                |     |    |--B. argillicolaLK14
                |     |    `--B. maritimaWM09
                |     `--SalvadoraceaePT01
                |          |--Azima tetracanthaT00, M72
                |          |--DoberaT00
                |          `--Salvadora persicaT00, PDR05
                |               |--S. p. var. persicaPDR05
                |               `--S. p. var. wightianaPDR05
                `--+--+--Tovariaceae [Tovarioideae]PT01
                   |  `--PentadiplandraAPG16 [PentadiplandraceaePT01, Pentadiplandroideae]
                      |  `--BrassicaceaeWM09
                         |    |--Cypselocarpus haloragoides (Muell. ex Benth.) Muell. 1873 (see below for synonymy)W84
                         |    |--GyrostemonPT01
                         |    |    |--G. australasicusH90
                         |    |    |--G. ramulosusKM08
                         |    |    |--G. subnudusRL05
                         |    |    `--G. thesioides [=Didymotheca thesioides]H90
                         |    `--CodonocarpusH90
                         |         |--C. attenuatusH90
                         |         |--C. australisC16
                         |         |--C. cotinifoliusH90
                         |         `--C. pyramidalisH90
                         `--Resedaceae [Borthwickiaceae, Stixaceae, Stixidaceae]WM09
                              |--Ochradenus baccatusAGF98
                              |--Stixis suaveolensAPG16, DD73 [=Roydsia suaveolensDD73]
                              |--Randonia africanaD17
                              |    |--O. linifoliaH93
                              |    `--O. subulataD17
                              |    |--C. canescensD17
                              |    `--C. hexagynaAGF98
                              `--ResedaWM09 [incl. SesamoidesD01]
                                   |--R. albaWM09
                                   |--R. complicataF55
                                   |--R. luteaWM09
                                   |--R. luteolaC55
                                   |--R. odorataPT01
                                   `--R. villosaD17

Cypselocarpus haloragoides (Muell. ex Benth.) Muell. 1873 [=Threlkeldia haloragoides Muell. ex Benth. 1870]W84

*Type species of generic name indicated


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