The soil is clayey, and thinly bestrewed with alpine grass, intermingled with syngenesious and cruciferous plants.
Woad is a cruciferous plant, Isatis tinctoria, used for dyeing.
Belongs to the cruciferous family, and—Hang the cruciferous family!
It occurs in cruciferous plants, as wallflower, cabbage and cress.
The cruciferous, or cress-like tribes afford one-seventh of the species, and the compound flowers are nearly as numerous.
The cruciferous plants form so natural an order, that when one of them has been described the others may be easily recognised.
Anastatica, a genus of cruciferous plants, including the Rose of Jericho (A. hierochuntica).
The only novelty was Bardana in flower, and it proves to be a cruciferous plant of large size.
The caterpillar feeds on Sisymbrium, Arabis, Cardamine, and other cruciferous plants.
Scur′viness, state of being scurvy: meanness; Scur′vy-grass, a genus of cruciferous plants, efficacious in curing scurvy.
1650s, from Late Latin crucifer "cross-bearing," from Latin crux (genitive crucis) "stake, cross" (see cross (n.)). Originally in literal senses; botanical use (in reference to a symmetrical arrangement of four petals) is from 1851.