Taxon: Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. subsp. integrifolia (H. West) Thell.

Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 461024
Place of publication: Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg 50:157. 1909
Name Verified on: 07-Apr-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Apr-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Non-vertebrate poisons: potential for plant disease control (fide J Agric Food Chem 57:4370. 2009, based on presence of antifungal protein)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China


  • 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.
  • Gladis, T. & K. Hammer 1992. Die Gaterslebener Brassica-Kollektion - Brassica juncea, B. napus, B. nigra und B. rapa Feddes Repert. 103:469-507.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Mailer, R. J. et al. 2008. Anti-nutritional components, fibre, sinapine and glucosinolate content, in Australia canola (Brassica napus L.) meal J. Amer. Oil Chem. Soc. 85:937-944.
  • Qi, X.-H. et al. 2008. AFLP-based genetic diversity assessment among Chinese vegetable mustards (Brassica juncea (L.) Czern.) Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 55:705-711.
  • Ye, X. & Ng, T.-B. 2009. Isolation and characterization of juncin, an antifungal protein from seeds of Japanese takana (Brassica juncea var. integrifolia) J. Agric. Food Chem. 57:4366-4371.

Check other web resources for Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. subsp. integrifolia (H. West) Thell. :

  • 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.