Taxon: Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. subsp. juncea

 
Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 400711
Comment: [or B. juncea Raya and Mustard Groups]
Name Verified on: 10-Apr-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Apr-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide Cornucopia)
  • Environmental: soil improver (fide Cover Crop Database)
  • Human food: oil/fat (fide Gent Herb 2:261. 1930; Wealth India RM)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Genet Res Crop Evol 53:1515. 2006)
  • Fuels: potential as petroleum substitute/alcohol (fide http://www.iea.org/textbase/nppdf/free/2004/biofuels2004.pdf,)
  • Medicines: folklore (for making mustard plasters fide F USSR)

Distributional Range:

    Uncertain:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • : Africa; North America; South America
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Azerbaijan; Georgia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Russian Federation-European part - European part
  • Northern America

    • : Africa; North America; South America
  • Southern America

    • : Africa; North America; South America

  • Cultivated:

    • :
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan

References:

  • Bailey, L. H. 1930. The cultivated Brassicas; second paper Gentes Herb. 2:258.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. Delhi. 1948-1976 (Wealth India RM)
  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • Fu, J. et al. 2006. Genetic diversity of traditional Chinese mustard crops Brassica juncea as revealed by phenotypic differences and RAPD markers Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 53:1513-1519.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • International Energy Agency 2004. Biofuels for transport: an international perspective (web document) 1-216.
  • Kitamura, S. 1950. The cultivated brassicae of China and Japan Mem. Coll. Sci. Kyoto Imp. Univ., Ser. B, Biol. 19:76.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • O'Sullivan, P. 1999. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • 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. 745:784-794.
  • University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program UC SAREP on-line cover crop database (on-line resource). (Cover Crop Database)
  • 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)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. subsp. juncea :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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.