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Brassica  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 23054

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): mustard [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyBrassicaceae  – mustards, moutardes, crucifers  
                               GenusBrassica L. – mustard  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Brassica carinata A. Braun – Abyssinian mustard 
                                  Species Brassica cretica Lam. – mustard 
                                  Species Brassica elongata Ehrh. – elongated mustard 
                                  Species Brassica fruticulosa Cirillo – Mediterranean cabbage 
                                  Species Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. – India mustard, Chinese mustard, Indian mustard 
                                  Species Brassica napus L. – turnip, rape 
                                  Species Brassica nigra (L.) W.D.J. Koch – black mustard, shortpod mustard 
                                  Species Brassica oleracea L. – cabbage 
                                  Species Brassica rapa L. – rape mustard, rape, bird's rape, birdsrape mustard, wild mustard, wild rutabaga, wild turnip, turnip rape, field mustard 
                                  Species Brassica rupestris Raf. – mustard 
                                  Species Brassica ruvo L.H. Bailey – ruvo kale 
                                  Species Brassica sisymbrioides (Fisch.) Grossh. – broadleaf Chinese mustard 
                                  Species Brassica tournefortii Gouan – Tournefort's birdrape, African mustard, wild turnip, Asian mustard 

  Expert: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz  
  Notes: Senior Curator, Missouri Botanical Garden, P.O. Box 299, St. Louis, Missouri, 63166-0299, USA   
  Reference for: Brassica    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Brassicaceae, Capparaceae and Cleomaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Brassica   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Brassica   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Brassica   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Brassica   
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