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Taxon: Sinapis alba L. subsp. alba

 
Genus: Sinapis
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 316130
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Jul-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 26 (8 active, 8 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Environmental:
  • Food additives:
  • Fuels:
  • Human food:
  • Medicines: folklore (as Sinapis alba)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco

    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), Turkey [Edirne]
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Azores] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Eastern Cape]

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran, Iraq
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Tajikistan, Turkmenistan
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Uttar Pradesh] Pakistan (n.)
    • INDO-CHINA: Vietnam

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Hungary
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Spain

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Greenland
    • Canada, Mexico, United States

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Barbados, Guadeloupe, Martinique, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Buenos Aires, Tierra del Fuego]


References:

  1. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
  2. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning Note: poisonous
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  5. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  8. Hasterok, R. et al. 2006. Comparative analysis of rDNA distribution in chromosomes of various species of Brassicaceae. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 97:205-216.
  9. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  12. Riley, W. W. 2004. The Canadian biodiesel industry: an analysis of potential feedstocks. 1-16. Note: re. potential use as a fuel substitute
  13. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, ed. 2.
  14. University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program. UC SAREP on-line cover crop database (on-line resource).
  15. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  16. Warwick, S. I. et al. 2006. Brassicaceae: Species checklist and database on CD-Rom. Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:249-258. Note: lists in database
  17. Winter, H. 2011. Chapter 17. Sinapis. Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, oilseeds 275-288. Note: mentions

Check other web resources for Sinapis alba L. subsp. alba :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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?id=316130. Accessed 20 August 2019.