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Published In: Flora of the British Isles 1952. (Fl. Brit. Isles) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per.: Jan-March.
Type: Type: Described from Europe.
Distribution: Distribution: Frequently found as weed (or wild?) in Europe and C. Asia; introduced elsewhere.

Rare as an escape from cultivation in our area. Many varieties may be found cultivated for their oilseeds within the area.

Comment/Acknowledgements: It may be confused with Brassica napus subsp. napus, both having slender tap roots, but its grass green colour of leaves and flowers overtopping the buds with golden yellow colour may distinguish it.
Photo: Brassica rapa subsp. campestris (L.) Clapham (Photo)
Map Location: B-7 Swat: Bahrain, 10.4.70, Ali & Faruqi 1619 and 1620 (KUH); D-8 Lahore distt., University campus, Lahore, Khush Gul s.n. (KUH) ; E-5 Baluchistan : Sibi, Lace s.n (E); F-5 Sind: Khairpur, escape from cult., fls. yellow, 15.4.61, Jafri 3662 (KUH) ; 15.1.59, Jafri 2631 (KUH) ; G-4 6 miles from Gadap on way to Karachi, cult. 31.1.71, Qaiser & Saeeda 4208 (KUH).


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Annual with slender, not tuberous tap root. Siliqua with beak 1/2-1/3 as long as the valves; seeds smaller, c 1.5 mm in diam.
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