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Taxon: Brassica napus L. subsp. rapifera Metzg.

Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt. Cruciferae) tribe: Brassiceae.
Nomen number: 319659
Place of publication: Syst. Beschr. Kohlart. 46. 1833
Comments:
  • or B. napus Rutabaga Group
  • derived from B. oleracea × B. napus
  • this name has priority over subsp. napobrassica at subspecies rank
Name verified on: 09-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-Feb-2012
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 29 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Common names:

  • rutabaga   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • swede   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. napus var. napobrassica]) – English
  • Swedish turnip   (Source: Hortus 3 [as B. napus Napobrassica Group]) – English
  • man jing gan lan   (Source: F ChinaEng [as B. napus var. napobrassica]) – Transcribed Chinese
  • chou-navet   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. napus var. napobrassica]) – French
  • navet de Suède   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. napus var. napobrassica]) – French
  • Kohlrübe   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. napus var. napobrassica]) – German
  • Steckrübe   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. napus var. napobrassica]) – German
  • Wruke   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. napus var. napobrassica]) – German
  • navone   (Source: F Ital [as B. napus var. napobrassica]) – Italian
  • rutabaga   (Source: F Japan [as B. napus var. napobrassica]) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • suwhēden-kabu   (Source: F Japan [as B. napus var. napobrassica]) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • nabo   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. napus var. napobrassica]) – Portuguese
  • colinabo   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. napus var. napobrassica]) – Spanish
  • nabo   (Source: Dict Rehm [as B. napus var. napobrassica]) – Spanish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated, especially in temperate regions

References:

  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. [lists as B. napus subsp. rapifera (Metzg.) Sinskaya].
  • Hanelt, P. & K. Hammer. 1987. Einige infraspezifische Umkombinationen und Neubeschreibungen bei Kultursippen von Brassica L. und Papaver L. Feddes Repert. 98:554. [= B. napus subsp. napobrassica (L.) Hanelt].
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. [= B. napus subsp. napobrassica (L.) Hanelt].
  • Hegi, G. et al. 1986. Illustrierte Flora von Mittel-Europa. ed. 1:1906-1931; ed. 2:1936-68; ed. 3:1966- 4(2):463. [= B. napus var. napobrassica (L.) Rchb.].
  • Mansfeld, R. 1959. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2. [lists as B. napus var. rapifera Metzg.; = B. napus var. napobrassica (L.) Rchb.].
  • Prakash, S. & K. Hinata. 1980. Taxonomy, cytogenetics and origin of crop brassicas, a review. Opera Bot. 55:16. [lists as B. napus subsp. rapifera (Metzg.) Sinskaya].
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea. [mentions].
  • Warwick, S. I. et al. 2006. Brassicaceae: Species checklist and database on CD-Rom. Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:249–258. [lists in database as B. napus subsp. rapifera "Metzg. ex Sinskaya"].
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition). [lists as B. napus var. rapifera Metzg.; = B. napus var. napobrassica (L.) Rchb.].

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Brassica napus L. subsp. rapifera Metzg.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops

Images:

  • Seeds or fruits: Seed ID Workshop image, from Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University
More:
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?319659 (28 November 2014)

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