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:


  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Belgium ; Germany
    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal ; Spain


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  • 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.
  • Naczi, R. F. C. & J. W. Thieret 1996. Invasion and spread of Coincya monensis (Brassicaceae) in North America (Sida) 17:43-53.
  • Prakash, S. et al. 2009. Chapter 2. Brassica and its close allies: cytogenetics and evolution Pl. Breed. Rev. 31:21-187.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)
  • Warwick, S. I. et al. 2009. PART III. Interspecific and intergeneric hybridization data (Guide Germ Brassica) 1-91.


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