Taxon: Sinapis alba L.

 
Genus: Sinapis
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 33963
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:668. 1753
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 14-Jul-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Jul-2010
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 127 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

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)

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
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Ukraine - Krym
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Germany; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

    . widely natzd.

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