Taxon profile


Brassica napus L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Brassicales »  family Brassicaceae - crucifers »  genus Brassica - mustard

Other names

= Canola
= Swede
= Swede Turnip
= Winter Rape



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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Hyaloperonospora brassicae (Gäum.) Göker, Voglmayr, Riethm., Weiss & Oberw., Botrytis cinerea Pers. - Grey Mould, Alternaria brassicicola (Schwein.) Wiltschire - Alternatia Leaf Spot of Cabage, Alternaria brassicae (Berk.) Sacc. - Alternatia Leaf Spot of Cabage

consumer: Baris quadraticollis (Boheman, 1836)

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Brassica napus subsp. napobrassica (L.) Hanelt - Rutabaga
subspecies Brassica napus subsp. napus - Oilseed Rape

Brassica napus subsp. napus - Oilseed Rape

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Brassica napus L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Brassica napus L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Brassica napus]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Brassica napus L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Brassica napus L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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