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Taxon: Sinapis alba L.

Genus: Sinapis
Family: Brassicaceae (alt. Cruciferae) tribe: Brassiceae.
Nomen number: 33963
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:668. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name verified on: 14-Jul-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Jul-2010
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 121 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:

  • white mustard   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English
  • white mustard   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Sinapis alba subsp. alba]
  • bai jie   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Sinapis alba subsp. alba]
  • moutarde blanche   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Sinapis alba subsp. alba]
  • weißer Senf   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Sinapis alba subsp. alba]
  • weißer Senf   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • senape bianca   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian   [Sinapis alba subsp. alba]
  • mostarda-branca   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese   [Sinapis alba subsp. alba]
  • mostaza blanca   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Sinapis alba subsp. alba]
  • vitsenap   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Sinapis alba subsp. alba]
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Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in cabbage/kale   (fide Theor Appl Genet 94:1078. 1997)
  • Gene sources: potential for pest resistance in cabbage/kale   (fide Theor Appl Genet 94:1078. 1997)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of Abyssinian cabbage   (based on records of hybrids with Brassica carinata fide Warwick et al. 2009)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of black mustard   (fide Euphytica 158:213. 2007, reporting a successful cross when B. nigra was the male parent)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of cabbage/kale   (fide Theor Appl Genet 94:1078. 1997)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of mustard   (fide Theor Appl Genet 94:1078. 1997, citing previous studies of crosses with Brassica juncea by sexual crosses)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of radish   (based on a record of hybrid formation with Raphanus sativus fide Guide Germ Brassica)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of rape   (fide Theor Appl Genet 94:1078. 1997, citing previous studies of crosses with Brassica napus using embryo rescue and protoplast fusion)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of turnip   (based on one record of hybrid formation with Brassica rapa fide Guide Germ Brassica)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan [n.]
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Germany; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    East Europe: Ukraine - Krym
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Romania
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal [e.?]; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Sinapis alba L.:


Images:

  • GRIN Images of germplasm accessions.
  • Seeds or fruits: Seed ID Workshop image, from Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University
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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • 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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?33963 (28 July 2014)

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