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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
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 14-Jul-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 127 (123 active, 118 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • white mustard  (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2) - English
  • white mustard   - English (Canada)
  • moutarde blanche   - French (Canada)
  • weißer Senf  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore; folklore; folklore

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
    • EASTERN 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 natzd.)

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Check other web resources for Sinapis alba L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?33963. Accessed 20 September 2019.