Taxon: Moricandia arvensis (L.) DC.

 
Genus: Moricandia
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 417446
Place of publication: Syst. nat. 2:626. 1821
Name Verified on: 18-Jul-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Jul-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: cytoplasmic male sterility for mustard (fide Biol Breed Crucifer 120-122. 2009, for Brassica juncea)
  • Gene sources: cytoplasmic male sterility for rape (fide Biol Breed Crucifer 118. 2009, for Brassica napus)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of cabbage/kale (fide Euphytica 158:213. 2007, citing one successful hybridization study with Brassica oleracea)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of mustard (based on crosses as female parent with Brassica juncea and low hybrid production fide Euphytica 69:157, 158. 1993)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of radish (fide Wild Crop Rel Oils 12:193. 2011)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of rape (based on crosses as female parent with Brassica napus and hybrid production through ovary culture fide Euphytica 69:157, 158. 1993)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Greece; Italy; Malta
    • Southwestern Europe: Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Italy - Sardinia
    • Southwestern Europe: France

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. 1976- (F Libya)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FitzJohn, R. G. et al. 2007. Hybridisation within Brassica and allied genera: evaluation of potential for transgene escape (Euphytica) 158:209-230.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. 1931-1941 (L Maroc)
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. 1972- (Atlas Eur)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Pottier-Alapetite, G. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones. 1979-1981 (F Tunis)
  • Prakash, S. et al. 1998. A Moricandia arvensis based cytoplasmic male sterility and fertility restoration system in Brassica juncea Theor. Appl. Genet. 97:488-492.
  • Prakash, S., S. R. Bhat & T.-D. Fu 2009. Chapter 7. Wild germplasm and male sterility (Biol Breed Crucifer) 113-128.
  • Prakash, S., S. R. Bhat & T.-D. Fu 2009. Chapter 7. Wild germplasm and male sterility (Biol Breed Crucifer) 113-128.
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. 1962-1963 (F Alger)
  • Tahir, M. & R. Watts 2011. Moricandia (Wild Crop Rel Oils) 12:191-197.
  • Takahata, Y. & T. Takeda 1990. Intergeneric (intersubtribe) hybridization between Moricandia arvensis and Brassica A and B genome species by ovary culture Theor. Appl. Genet. 80:38-42.
  • Takahata, Y. et al. 1993. Wide hybridization between Moricandia arvensis and Brassica amphidiploid species (B. napus and B. juncea) (Euphytica) 69:155-160.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, second edition. 1993 (F Eur ed2)

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