Taxon: Brassica rapa L. subsp. chinensis (L.) Hanelt

 
Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 319634
Place of publication: R. Mansfeld, Verz. Landwirtsch. u. Gartn. Kulturpfl., Auf. 2, ed. J. Schultze-Motel, 1:304. 1986
Comment: [or B. rapa Pak Choi Group]
Name Verified on: 02-Jun-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Jun-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: oil/fat (fide F ChinaEng, as B. rapa var. chinensis, mentions that is primarily cultivated in China as an oilseed)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Hortus 3; Herklots, Vegetables in SE Asia. 1972)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated:

    • :
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China

References:

  • Bailey, L. H. 1930. The cultivated Brassicas; second paper Gentes Herb. 2:253-255.
  • Chen, H.-F. et al. 2007. Production and genetic analysis of partial hybrids in intertribal crosses between Brassica species (B. rapa, B. napus) and Capsella bursa-pastoris Pl. Cell Rep. 26:1791-1800.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Erickson, L. R. et al. 1983. Restriction patterns reveal origins of chloroplast genomes in Brassica amphiploids Theor. Appl. Genet. 65:201-206.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Heenan, P. B. & M. I. Dawson 2005. Spontaneous hybrids between naturalised populations of pak choi (Brassica rapa var. chinensis) and wild turnip (B. rapa var. oleifera) from near Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand New Zealand J. Bot. 43:817-824.
  • Herklots, G. A. C. 1972. Vegetables in South-East Asia
  • Hoang, H.-D. et al. 1997. Additional notes to the checklist of Korean cultivated plants (5). Consolidated summary and indexes Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 44:349-391.
  • Inomata, N. 1993. Crossability and cytology of hybrid progenies in the cross between Brassica campestris and three wild relatives of B. oleracea, B. bourgeaui, B. cretica and B. montana (Euphytica) 69:7-17.
  • International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. 1982 (Mult Glossary Crops)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • McFerson, J. 1994. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Musil, A. F. 1948. Distinguishing species of Brassica by their seeds Misc. Publ. Bur. Pl. Industr. U.S.D.A. 643:1-35.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • 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.
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Scheffler, J. A. & P. J. Dale 1994. Opportunities for gene transfer from transgenic oilseed rape (Brassica napus) to related species Transgenic Res. 3:263-278.
  • Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables (Pl Res SEAs) 8:130-134.
  • Song, K. et al. 1988. Brassica taxonomy based on nuclear restriction fragment length polymorphisms (RFLPs). 1. Genome evolution of diploid and amphidiploid species Theor. Appl. Genet. 75:784-794.
  • Song, K. et al. 1988. Brassica taxonomy based on nuclear restriction fragment length polymorphisms (RFLPs). 2. Preliminary analysis of subspecies within B. rapa (syn. campestris) and B. oleracea Theor. Appl. Genet. 76:593-600.
  • 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.
  • Takuno, S. et al. 2010. Assessment of genetic diversity of accessions in Brassicaceae genetic resources by frequency distribution analysis of S haplotypes Theor. Appl. Genet. 120:1129-1138.
  • Warwick, S. I. et al. 2006. Brassicaceae: Species checklist and database on CD-Rom Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:249-258.
  • Warwick, S. I. et al. 2008. AFLP-based molecular characterization of Brassica rapa and diversity in Canadian spring turnip rape cultivars Pl. Genet. Resources Charact. Util. 6:11-21.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Yang, Y.-W. et al. 2002. A study of the phylogeny of Brassica rapa, B. nigra, Raphanus sativus, and their related genera using noncoding regions of chloroplast DNA Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 23:268-275.
  • Zhao, J. et al. 2005. Genetic relationships within Brassica rapa as inferred from AFLP fingerprints Theor. Appl. Genet. 110:1301-1314.

Check other web resources for Brassica rapa L. subsp. chinensis (L.) Hanelt :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.