Sorting Brassica names

General Botanical Index

(Interfacing external sites with our files)



All species covered on this site (group names are only proposed. Those used as "database keys" reflect our preferences. A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms. (GRIN, Ind. Syn, ISTA) etc. = main name-sources) :



Main sources for botanical names. Please note that these are neither the original sources of the names, nor the only works mentioning those names. They are the sources of names we have found to be the most reliable, comprehensive, and relevant to our compilation.


(Flor Europ) = FLORA EUROPAEA, 1998, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR, United Kingdom. < >.

(Gray) = Gray A.R. 1989, "Taxonomy & Evolution of Broccolis & Cauliflowers", Baileya 23 (1): 28 - 46. 1989.

(GRIN) = USDA, ARS, 2000, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (01 September 2000).

(Herk) = Herklots G.A.C. 1972, Vegetables in South East Asia. George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London.

(Ind. Syn) = Index Synonymique de la Flore de France, 1999, par J. P. Lonchamp, INRA. < >.

(InterEd) = InterEDEN + Vascular Plants of Poland - A Checklist.

(IPNI) = IPNI , International Plant Name Index. < >.

(ISTA) = ISTA, 1982, A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant Names, Field Crops, Grasses and Vegetables, Second edition, International Seed Testing Association, Zurich, Switzerland.

(Lat.Syn) = Latinska Synonymer. Swedish Museum of Natural History. < >.

(Rix) = Phillips R. & Rix M. 1993, Vegetables. Pan Books Ltd. U.K.

(Wier.& León) = Wiersema J. H. & León B. 1999, World Economic Plants : a Standard Reference. CRC Press LLC.

(W3Trop) = W3TROPICOS Maintained by Solomon Jim, Missouri Botanical Garden's VAST (VAScular Tropicos) nomenclatural database and associated authority files. < >.

(Xie) = Xie Zongwa & Yu Youqin (Editors), 1996, Materia Medica, Chinese Terminology, Vol. 1, Renminweisheng Publishing House Beijing, China.

(?) = Source not recorded or unreliable.





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