Taxon: Brassica desnottesii Emb. & Maire

Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 318762
Place of publication: Pl. Marocc. nov. 2:1. 1929
Name Verified on: 11-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Mar-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in mustard (fide Euphytica 125:411. 2002, based on search for resistance to Alternaria brassicae in B. juncea)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of rape (fide Bot J Linn Soc 157:554. 2008, base on its recognition within the Nigra lineage)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Morocco


  • 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.
  • Gómez-Campo, C. 2003. The genus Guenthera Andr. in Bess. (Brassicaceae, Brassiceae) Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 60:301-307.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. 1931-1941 (L Maroc)
  • Maire, R. C. J. E. et al. 1965. Flore de l'Afrique du Nord. 1952- (F Afr Nord) 12:202.
  • 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.
  • Sharma, G. et al. 2002. Brassica coenospecies: a rich reservoir for genetic resistance to leaf spot caused by Alternaria brassicae (Euphytica) 125:411-417.
  • Snowdon, R. et al. 2007. Chapter 7. Brassica oilseeds (Genet Res Chrom Crop) 195-230.
  • Takahata, Y. & K. Hinata 1983. Studies on cytodemes in subtribe Brassicinae (Cruciferae) Tohoku J. Agric. Res. 33:111-124.
  • Warwick, S. I. et al. 2006. Brassicaceae: Species checklist and database on CD-Rom Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:249-258.


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