Taxon: Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. subsp. tsatsai (T. L. Mao) Gladis, nom. nud.? var. tumida M. Tsen & S. H. Lee

 
Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 319681
Place of publication: Hortus Sinicus 2:23. 1942
Comment: [or B. juncea Big-Stem Mustard Group]
Name Verified on: 31-Jan-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Jun-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • big-stem mustard  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • swollen-stem mustard   - English
  • zha cai  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (stem preserved in salt fide Herklots, Vegetables in SE Asia. 1972)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China

References:

  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Gladis, T. & K. Hammer 1992. Die Gaterslebener Brassica-Kollektion - Brassica juncea, B. napus, B. nigra und B. rapa Feddes Repert. 103:476.
  • Herklots, G. A. C. 1972. Vegetables in South-East Asia 223.
  • Lee, S.-H. 1982. Vegetable crops growing in China Sci. Hort. 17:206.
  • Mansfeld, R. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2. 1959 (Mansfeld)
  • McFerson, J. 1994. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Prakash, S. & K. Hinata 1980. Taxonomy, cytogenetics and origin of crop brassicas, a review Opera Bot. 55:16.
  • Qi, X.-H. et al. 2007. Molecular phylogeny of Chinese vegetable mustard (Brassica juncea) based on the internal transcribed spacers (ITS) of nuclear ribosomal DNA Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 54:1709-1716.
  • Warwick, S. I. et al. 2006. Brassicaceae: Species checklist and database on CD-Rom Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:249-258.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. subsp. tsatsai (T. L. Mao) Gladis, nom. nud.? var. tumida M. Tsen & S. H. Lee :

  • 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.