Taxon: Brassica oleracea L. var. viridis L.

 
Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 7679
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:667. 1753
Comment: [or B. oleracea Collard Group]
Name Verified on: 07-Feb-1990 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Jan-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Sci Hort 117:70. 2008, probably refers to this variety)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Mansfeld)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Mansfeld; Ill F Mitteleur 4(1):445. 1986)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (to livestock fide Kingsbury, as B. oleracea var. acephala; Cooper & Johnson ed2, as B. oleracea var. acephala)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated:

    . only cult.

References:

  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. 1963-1968 (F Java)
  • Bailey, L. H. 1922. The cultivated Brassicas Gentes Herb. 1:74-77.
  • 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.
  • Dias, J. S. 1995. Genetic relationships of Portuguese coles and other close related Brassica genotypes using nuclear RFLPs Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 42:363-369.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Hegi, G. et al. Illustrierte Flora von Mittel-Europa. ed. 1:1906-1931; ed. 2:1936-68; ed. 3:1966- (IllF MEur)
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. 1972- (Atlas Eur)
  • Kianian, S. F. & C. F. Quiros 1992. Trait inheritance, fertility, and genomic relationships of some n=9 Brassica species Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 39:165-175.
  • Lamboy, W. F. et al. 1994. Application of isozyme data to the management of the United States national Brassica oleracea L. genetic resources collection Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 41:99-108.
  • Mansfeld, R. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2. 1959 (Mansfeld)
  • 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.)
  • Office of the Union UPOV: International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants. List of the taxa protected by the members of the Union. 2009 (UPOV)
  • Oost, E. H. et al. 1989. Typification of Brassica oleracea L. (Cruciferae) and its Linnaean varieties Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 101:333.
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. 1966- (F Iraq)
  • Warwick, S. I. et al. 2006. Brassicaceae: Species checklist and database on CD-Rom Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:249-258.

Check other web resources for Brassica oleracea L. var. viridis L. :

  • 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.