Commemorating M. Aubriet, a French botanical artist.
Mostly mat-forming perennial herbs. Leaves generally with simple or star-shaped hair. Flowers various shades of rose to purple; sepals and petals 4. Fruit a siliqua, oblong to almost globose.
Closely related to Arabis but the persistent style thin and almost as long as the ovary; filaments toothed or winged.
About 12 species from S Europe to the Middle East, mostly montane.
Source: (1997). Brassicaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.