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Related to Tropaeolum: Tropaeolum majus, Tropaeolum peregrinum, Tropaeolum tuberosum
(1) Tropaeolum majus (Indian cress), a flowering plant that contains glucotrapeoline, which hydrolyses to form sulphur-based antibiotics; it is antimicrobial, haematopoietic and purgative, and has been used for respiratory and urinary tract infections.
(2) Watercress, see there; Nasturtium officinale.