Taxon: Coincya monensis (L.) Greuter & Burdet

Genus: Coincya
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 407058
Place of publication: Willdenowia 13:87. 1983
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Dec-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Dec-1996
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of black mustard (based on a record of sexual hybrids with Brassica nigra fide Guide Germ Brassica)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of white mustard (based on sexual hybrids with Sinapis alba fide Pl Breed Rev 31:77. 2009)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of cabbage/kale (based on a record of hybrids with Brassica oleracea by embryo culture fide Guide Germ Brassica)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of turnip (fide Cruc Newsl 25:19. 2004)
  • Weed: (fide Naczi & Thieret 1996)

Distributional Range:


    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium, Germany
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain


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  2. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  3. Inomata, N. 2004. Intergeneric hybridization between Brassica rapa and Coincya pseudoerucastrum and the meiotic behavior Cruciferae Newslett. E. U. C. A. R. P. I. A. 25:19-20.
  4. Naczi, R. F. C. & J. W. Thieret 1996. Invasion and spread of Coincya monensis (Brassicaceae) in North America (Sida) 17:43-53.
  5. Prakash, S. et al. 2009. Chapter 2. Brassica and its close allies: cytogenetics and evolution Pl. Breed. Rev. 31:21-187.
  6. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)
  7. Warwick, S. I. et al. 2009. PART III. Interspecific and intergeneric hybridization data (Guide Germ Brassica) 1-91.

Check other web resources for Coincya monensis (L.) Greuter & Burdet :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 21 April 2018.