Taxon: Brassica oxyrrhina (Coss.) Willk.

Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 318759
Place of publication: Prodr. fl. hispan. 3:854. 1880
  • • valid publication and authorship verified from original literature
  • • page 853 cites in the key "Brassica oxyrrhina Coss."
Name Verified on: 29-May-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-May-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: cytoplasmic male sterility for mustard (fide Theor Appl Genet 100:1043. 2000)
  • Gene sources: cytoplasmic male sterility for rape (fide Theor Appl Genet 100:1043. 2000)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of black mustard (based on a report of hybrids with Brassica nigra by ovary culture fide Guide Germ Brassica)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of cabbage/kale (based on a report of hybrids with Brassica oleracea by embryo culture fide Guide Germ Brassica)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of mustard (fide Euphytica 158:216. 2007, based on reports of crosses with B. juncea)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of radish (fide Biol Breed Crucifer, Chapter 11:220. 2009, hybrids with Raphanus sativus by using embryo rescue)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of turnip (based on a report of amphidiploids derived of Brassica oxyrrhina × B. rapa fide Crucif Newsl 7:28. 1982)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Morocco
  • Europe

    • Southwestern Europe: Portugal; Spain


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  • Arumugam, N. et al. 2000. Somatic cell hybridization of oxy CMS Brassica juncea (AABB) with B. oleracea (CC) for correction of chlorosis and transfer of novel organelle combinations to allotetraploid brassicas Theor. Appl. Genet. 100:1043-1049.
  • Bang, S. W. et al. 1997. Production of new intergeneric hybrids between Raphanus sativus and Brassica wild species Breed. Sci. 47:223-228.
  • Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares. 1989- (F Iberica)
  • FitzJohn, R. G. et al. 2007. Hybridisation within Brassica and allied genera: evaluation of potential for transgene escape (Euphytica) 158:209-230.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Inaba, R. & T. Nishio 2002. Phylogenetic analysis of Brassiceae based on the nucleotide sequences of the S-locus related gene, SLR1 Theor. Appl. Genet. 105:1159-1165.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. 1972- (Atlas Eur)
  • Kaneko, Y. et al. 2009. Chapter 11. Distant hybridization (Biol Breed Crucifer) 207-242.
  • Nagpal, R. et al. 2008. Molecular systematics of Brassica and allied genera in subtribes Brassicinae, Raphaninae, Moricandiinae, and Cakilinae (Brassicaceae, tribe Brassiceae); the organization and evolution of ribosomal gene families Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 157:545-557.
  • Pradhan, A. K. et al. 1992. Phylogeny of Brassica and allied genera based on variation in chloroplast and mitochondrial DNA patterns: molecular and taxonomic classifications are incongruous Theor. Appl. Genet. 85:331-340.
  • Prakash, S. & V. L. Chopra 1990. Male sterility caused by cytoplasm of Brassica oxyrrhina in B. campestris and B. juncea Theor. Appl. Genet. 79:285-287.
  • Prakash, S. et al. 1982. Interspecific hybridization involving wild and cultivated genomes in the genus Brassica Cruciferae Newslett. E. U. C. A. R. P. I. A. 7:28-29.
  • Sánchez-Yélamo, M. D. et al. 1992. Comparative electrophoretic studies of seed proteins in some species of the genera Diplotaxis, Erucastrum, and Brassica (Cruciferae: Brassiceae) (Taxon) 41:477-483.
  • Snowdon, R. et al. 2007. Chapter 7. Brassica oilseeds (Genet Res Chrom Crop) 196-230.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Velasco, L. et al. 1998. Variability for the fatty acid composition of the seed oil in a germplasm collection of the genus Brassica Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 45:371-382.
  • 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. & 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. Guide to wild germplasm of Brassica and allied crops (Tribe Brassiceae, Brassicaceae), ed. 3 (on-line resource). (Guide Germ Brassica)

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