Taxon: Brassica elongata Ehrh. subsp. elongata

Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 318771
Name Verified on: 24-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 Can J Bot 83:480. 2005, recognizing the species as a member of the Rapa/Oleraceae lineage)
  • Materials: potential as lipids (fide Genet Res Crop Evol 45:371-382. 1998, for commercial production of linolenic fatty acid)

Distributional Range:


  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Hungary; Slovakia
    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Croatia; Macedonia; Romania; Serbia

  • Naturalized:

  • Europe

    • : Europe


  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. 1972- (Atlas Eur)
  • 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.


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