Taxon: Brassica cretica Lam.

 
Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 105439
Place of publication: Encycl. 1:747. 1785
Comment: valis publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 04-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Mar-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide Willdenowia 19:357. 1990)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of cabbage/kale (fide Genet Res Crop Evol 42:176-177. 1995)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of rape (fide Pl Breed (NY) 121:176. 2002, based on crossability with B. napus var. napus (cited as B. napus subsp. oleifera))
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of turnip (fide Euphytica 69:6-7. 1993, based on crossability with B. rapa subsp. chinensis (as B. campestris subsp. chinensis))

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Lebanon; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Greece

References:

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