Taxon profile


Wild Cabbage
Brassica oleracea L.

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

Scientific synonyms

Brassica oleracea var. acephala DC.

Other names

= Brussels Sprouts
= Kale
= Savoy Cabbage
= Sprouting Broccoli

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Hyaloperonospora brassicae (Gäum.) Göker, Voglmayr, Riethm., Weiss & Oberw., Alternaria brassicicola (Schwein.) Wiltschire - Alternatia Leaf Spot of Cabage, Alternaria brassicae (Berk.) Sacc. - Alternatia Leaf Spot of Cabage, Peronospora parasitica Tul.{?} 1849 - Downy Mildew of Cabbage, Plasmodiophora brassicae Woronin, 1877 - Club Root: Cabbage, ...

consumer: Xylena exsoleta maltensis Fibiger, Sammut, Seguna & Catania, 2006

Included taxa

Number of records: 12

convarietas Brassica oleracea convar. acephala (DC.) Alef

Brassica oleracea convar. acephala - 000000000000000

convarietas Brassica oleracea convar. capitata L. - Cabbage

Brassica oleracea convar. capitata - 0000001001 1

varietas Brassica oleracea var. botrytis L. - Cauliflower

Brassica oleracea var. botrytis - 0000001001 1

varietas Brassica oleracea var. costata DC. - Tronchuda Cabbage
varietas Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes L. - Kohlrabi

Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes - 0000001001 1

varietas Brassica oleracea var. italica Plenck - Sprouting Broccoli

Brassica oleracea var. italica - 0000001001 1

varietas Brassica oleracea var. ramosa DC. - Perpetual Kale
varietas Brassica oleracea var. sabauda L. - Savoy Cabbage

Brassica oleracea var. sabauda - 0000000001 1

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 oleracea L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Brassica oleracea L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Brassica oleracea L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Brassica oleracea L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Brassica oleracea L.]

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