The Brassicaceae Family was named and described by Gilbert Thomas Burnett in Outlines of Botany in 1835.
Plants of the World Online lists 307 accepted genera in this family. This family is commonly known as the cabbage family and includes cabbage, kale, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, mustards, turnips, and so on. It also includes the Alyssum genus.
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