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Brassica rapa  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 23063

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Brassica campestris L.
    Brassica septiceps (L.H. Bailey) L.H. Bailey
    Brassica chinensis L.
    Brassica narinosa L.H. Bailey
    Brassica parachinensis L.H. Bailey
    Brassica perviridis (L.H. Bailey) L.H. Bailey
    Brassica pe-tsai L.H. Bailey
    Brassica pekinensis (Lour.) Rupr.
    Brassica trilocularis (Roxb.) Hook. f. & Thomson
    Caulanthus sulfureus Payson
    Brassica rapa ssp. sarson (Prain) Denford
    Brassica rapa ssp. rapa L.
    Brassica campestris ssp. campestris L.
    Brassica campestris ssp. napus Duthie & Fuller
    Brassica campestris ssp. rapifera (Metzg.) Sinskaya
    Brassica rapa ssp. campestris (L.) Clapham
    Brassica rapa ssp. olifera DC.
    Brassica rapa ssp. rapifera Metzg.
    Brassica rapa ssp. sylvestris (L.) Janch.
    Brassica rapa var. amplexicaulis Tanaka & Ono
    Brassica rapa var. rapa L.
    Brassica rapa var. dichotoma (Roxb. ex Fleming) Kitam.
    Brassica rapa var. silvestris (Lam.) Briggs
    Brassica rapa var. trilocularis (Roxb.) Kitam.
    Brassica campestris var. oleifera DC.
    Brassica campestris var. rapa (L.) Hartm.
    Brassica campestris var. sarson Prain
    Brassica oleracea var. chinensis (L.) Prain
    Brassica rapa var. campestris (L.) W.D.J. Koch
    Brassica rapa var. oleifera DC.
    Brassica rapa var. perviridis L.H. Bailey
    Brassica rapa var. septiceps L.H. Bailey
    Brassica campestris var. dichotoma (Roxb.) G. Watt
  Common Name(s): rape mustard [English]
    rape [English]
    bird's rape [English]
    birdsrape mustard [English]
    wild mustard [English]
    wild rutabaga [English]
    wild turnip [English]
    turnip rape [English]
    field mustard [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                  SpeciesBrassica rapa L. – rape mustard, rape, bird's rape, birdsrape mustard, wild mustard, wild rutabaga, wild turnip, turnip rape, field 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 rapa    
  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 rapa   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Brassica rapa   
  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 rapa   
  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 rapa   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
    Alaska, Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
    Canada, Introduced  






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