Taxon: Brassica insularis Moris

 
Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 7650
Place of publication: Fl. sardoa 1:168, t. 11. 1837
Name Verified on: 04-Apr-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Apr-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in rape (fide J Phytopathol 123:253-258. 1988)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of cabbage/kale (fide Euphytica 158:220. 2007, based on crosses with B. oleracea)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of rape (fide Genet Res Chrom Crop 201. 2007, although there is no evidence of hybridization with B. napus)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of turnip (based on records of hybrids with Brassica rapa by embryo rescue fide Guide Germ Brassica)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Tunisia
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Italy - Sardinia
    • Southwestern Europe: France - Corsica

References:

  • Allender, C. J. et al. 2007. Simple sequence repeats reveal uneven distribution of genetic diversity in chloroplast genomes of Brassica oleracea L. and (n=9) wild relatives Theor. Appl. Genet. 114:609-618.
  • Anderson, J. K. & S. I. Warwick 1999. Chromosome number evolution in the tribe Brassiceae (Brassicaceae): evidence from isozyme number Pl. Syst. Evol. 215:255-285.
  • Bothmer, R. von et al. 1995. Brassica sect. Brassica (Brassicaceae). II. Inter- and intraspecific crosses with cultivars of B. oleracea Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 42:165-178.
  • Delourme, R. et al. 2006. Major gene and polygenic resistance to Leptosphaeria maculans in oilseed rape (Brassica napus) Eur. J. Pl. Pathol. 114:41-52.
  • FitzJohn, R. G. et al. 2007. Hybridisation within Brassica and allied genera: evaluation of potential for transgene escape (Euphytica) 158:209-230.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. 1972- (Atlas Eur)
  • Lázaro, A. & I. Aguinagalde 1998. Genetic diversity in Brassica oleracea L. (Cruciferae) and wild relatives (2n=18) using isozymes Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 82:821-828.
  • Lázaro, A. & I. Aguinagalde 1998. Genetic diversity in Brassica oleracea L. (Cruciferae) and wild relatives (2n=18) using RAPD markers Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 82:829-833.
  • Lowman, A. C. & M. D. Purugganan 1999. Duplication of the Brassica oleracea APETALA1 floral homeotic gene and the evolution of domesticated cauliflower J. Heredity 90:514-520.
  • Mei, J. et al. 2010. Genomic relationships between wild and cultivated Brassica oleracea L. with emphasis on the origination of cultivated crops Genet. Resources Crop Evol. DOI: 10.1007/s10722-009-9504-5
  • Mithen, R. F. & B. G. Lewis 1988. Resistance to Leptosphaeria maculans in hybrids of Brassica oleracea and Brassica insularis J. Phytopathol. 123:253-258.
  • Nieuwhof, M. 1969. Cole crops 14.
  • Snogerup, S. 1980. Chapter 7. The wild forms of the Brassica oleracea group (2n=18) and their possible relations to the cultivated ones (Brassica Crop Wild) 121-132.
  • Snogerup, S. et al. 1990. Brassica sect. Brassica (Brassicaceae) I. Taxonomy and variation (Willdenowia) 19:304.
  • Snowdon, R. et al. 2007. Chapter 7. Brassica oilseeds (Genet Res Chrom Crop) 196-230.
  • 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.
  • Tatout, C. et al. 1999. SINE insertions as clade markers for wild crucifer species Molec. Biol. Evol. 16:1614-1621.
  • Tsunoda, S. et al. 1980. Brassica crop and wild allies, biology and breeding. 1980 (Brassica Crop Wild) 124-125.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • 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. et al. 2006. Brassicaceae: Species checklist and database on CD-Rom Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:249-258.
  • Warwick, S. I. et al. 2009. PART III. Interspecific and intergeneric hybridization data (Guide Germ Brassica) 1-91.
  • Widler, B. E. & G. Bocquet 1979. Brassica insularis Moris: Beispiel eines messinischen Verbreitungsmusters (Brassica insularis Moris: example of a messinian pattern of distribution) (Candollea) 34:133-151.

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