Definition of Buckler mustard
1. Noun. Plant of southeastern Europe having yellow flowers like those of mustard and pods with open valves resembling bucklers.
Group relationships: Biscutella, Genus Biscutella
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
Lexicographical Neighbors of Buckler Mustard
Literary usage of Buckler mustard
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Flora of the Colosseum of Rome by Richard Deakin (1855)
"buckler mustard. B. hispida, De Cand. Bristly buckler mustard. Stem, hispid; calyx, two-spurred at the base, the spurs cylindrical; pouch, at the base and ..."
2. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society by Wernerian Natural History Society, Edinburgh, Wernerian Natural History Society (Edinburgh, Scotland) (1832)
"Hasselquist mentions three kinds, the treacle mustard, the buckler mustard, and the tower mustard, as certain plants are called in the English ..."
3. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1824)
"... ,-Vri;rA—a native of Italy, vulgarly called " Spear- leaved Buckler-mustard."—The plant is too well known to need further description. 2. ..."