Taxon: Brassica deflexa Boiss.

 
Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 318752
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 2, 17:87. 1842
Name Verified on: 23-Feb-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Feb-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of turnip (fide Theor Appl Genet 82:96-87. 1991, based on phylogenetic affinities with the Rapa/Oleracea lineage)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Kuwait; Saudi Arabia
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey

References:

  • Anderson, J. K. & S. I. Warwick 1999. Chromosome number evolution in the tribe Brassiceae (Brassicaceae): evidence from isozyme number Pl. Syst. Evol. 215:255-285.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Miller, A. G. & T. A. Cope Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra. 1996- (F Arabia)
  • Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. 1966- (F Liban)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Takahata, Y. & K. Hinata 1983. Studies on cytodemes in subtribe Brassicinae (Cruciferae) Tohoku J. Agric. Res. 33:111-124.
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. 1966- (F Iraq)
  • Warwick, S. I. & C. A. Sauder 2005. Phylogeny of tribe Brassiceae (Brassicaceae) based on chloroplast restriction site polymorphisms and nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer and chloroplast trnL intron sequences Canad. J. Bot. 83:467-483.
  • Warwick, S. I. & J. C. Hall 2009. Chapter 2. Phylogeny of Brassica and wild relatives (Biol Breed Crucifer) 19-36.
  • Warwick, S. I. & L. D. Black 1991. Molecular systematics of Brassica and allied genera (Subtribe Brassicinae, Brassiceae) - chloroplast genome and cytodeme congruence Theor. Appl. Genet. 82:81-92.
  • Warwick, S. I. et al. 2006. Brassicaceae: Species checklist and database on CD-Rom Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:249-258.

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