Taxon: Brassica drepanensis (Caruel) Damanti

Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 318764
Place of publication: Naturalista Sicil. 10:91. 1891
  • • valid publication verified from original literature
  • • a valid name that complies with Arts. 33.1, 33.2 and 34.1
Name Verified on: 13-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Mar-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of cabbage/kale (fide Genet Res Chrom Crop 201. 2007, based on recognizing the B. macrocarpa-B. villosa complex)

Distributional Range:


  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Italy - Sicily


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  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. 1972- (Atlas Eur)
  • Lazaro, A. & I. Aguinagalde 1996. Phylogenetic relationships between the wild taxa of the Brassica oleracea L. group ( 2 y1= 18) using random amplified polymorphic DNA assay Sci. Hort. 65:219-227.
  • Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. 1982 (F Ital)
  • Raimondo, F. M. & P. Mazzola 1997. A new taxonomic arrangement in the Sicilian members of Brassica L. sect. Brassica (Lagascalia) 19:831-838.
  • Snogerup, S. et al. 1990. Brassica sect. Brassica (Brassicaceae) I. Taxonomy and variation (Willdenowia) 19:315.
  • Song, K. et al. 1990. Brassica taxonomy based on nuclear restriction fragment length polymorphisms (RFLPs). 3. Genome relationships in Brassica and related genera and the origin of B. oleracea and B. rapa (syn. campestris) Theor. Appl. Genet. 79:497-506.
  • Tatout, C. et al. 1999. SINE insertions as clade markers for wild crucifer species Molec. Biol. Evol. 16:1614-1621.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • 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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