Taxon profile


Brassica rapa L.

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

Scientific synonyms

Barbarea derchiensis S.S. Ying
Brassica antiquorum H.Lév.
Brassica asperifolia Lam.
Brassica asperifolia var. esculenta Gren. & Godr.
Brassica asperifolia var. oleifera Godr.
Brassica brassicata A.Chev.
Brassica briggsii Varenne
Brassica campestris Auct. p.p.
Brassica cibaria Dierb.
Brassica colza H.Lév.

Other names

= Bird's Rape
= Birdsrape Mustard
= Field Mustard
= Rape Mustard
= Rapeseed
= Tender Green (Brassica perviridis)
= Turnip Rape
= White Turnip
= Wild Mustard
= Wild Rutabaga


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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Brassica rapa subsp. oleifera (DC.) Metzg. - Turnip-rape
subspecies Brassica rapa subsp. rapa - Turnip

Brassica rapa subsp. rapa - Turnip

varietas Brassica rapa var. sylvestris (Lam.) Briggs

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 rapa L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Brassica rapa L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Brassica rapa L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Brassica rapa L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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