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 Changed: 09-Feb-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 38 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (root fide Gent Herb 1:81. 1922, as B. napobrassica)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (to livestock fide Kingsbury; Cooper & Johnson ed2; Everist)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated:

    . widely cult., especially in temperate regions

References:

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

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