Taxon: Brassica aucheri Boiss.

Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 318936
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 2, 17:88. 1842
Name Verified on: 18-Feb-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-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:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Iran - Fars, - Kerman, - Khuzestan; Iraq - Diyala, - Ninawa


  • Al-Shehbaz, I. A. & S. I. Warwick 1997. The generic disposition of Quidproquo confusum and Sinapis aucheri (Brassicaceae) (Novon) 7:219-220.
  • Prakash, S. et al. 2009. Chapter 2. Brassica and its close allies: cytogenetics and evolution Pl. Breed. Rev. 31:133.
  • 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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