Taxon: Camelina sativa (L.) Crantz

 
Genus: Camelina
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Camelineae
Nomen number: 8700
Place of publication: Stirp. austr. fasc. 1:17. 1762; ed. 2, 1:18. 1769
Name Verified on: 03-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Apr-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 65 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as oil/fat (fide Havel 1995)
  • Animal food: fodder (seeds used in the birdseed trade fide Mabberleys Pl Book)
  • Fuels: potential as petroleum substitute/alcohol (fide Amer J Pl SciBiotech 1:7. 2007)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of Abyssinian cabbage (based on protoplast fusion with Brassica carinata fide Pl Cell Reps 13:658, 660. 1994)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range in Asia obscure

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine - Krym
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Nei Monggol, - Xinjiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu; Korea
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation-Far East - Far East
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Buryatia, - Gorno-Altay, - Tuva, - Yakutia-Sakha, - Altay, - Krasnoyarsk, - Chita, - Irkutsk, - Kemerovo, - Kurgan, - Novosibirsk, - Omsk, - Tomsk, - Tyumen
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Tasmania, - South Australia, - Victoria, - Western Australia
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Poland
    • Northern Europe: Finland; Norway
    • Southeastern Europe: Romania
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Ontario
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - South Dakota
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Montana, - Oregon, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - South Carolina, - Virginia, - District of Columbia
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - Manitoba, - British Columbia, - Nunavut
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina - Cordoba, - Buenos Aires, - La Pampa, - Santa Fe; Uruguay

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Poland

References:

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  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Beetle, A. A. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31. 1970 (Names Beetle)
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