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Taxon: Brassica oleracea L. var. italica Plenck

 
Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 105447
Place of publication: Icon. pl. med. 6:29, t. 534. 1794
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or B. oleracea Broccoli Group]
Name Verified on: 08-May-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-May-2010
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9)
Accessions: 119 (55 active, 42 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (flower buds)
  • Medicines: folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (to ruminants, as B. oleracea var. botrytis "Broccoli")

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

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  43. Tonguç, M. & P. D. Griffiths 2004. Development of black rot resistant interspecific hybrids between Brassica oleracea L. cultivars and Brassica accession A 19182, using embryo rescue (Euphytica) 136:313-318.
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Check other web resources for Brassica oleracea L. var. italica Plenck :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=105447. Accessed 23 October 2018.